BP308P Pharmaceutical Engineering Practical

Pharmaceutical engineering practical PCI syllabus

1 To study the effect of surface area on the rate of filtration.


2 To study the effect of surface area, concentration, and viscosity on the rate of evaporation.


3 To determine the overall heat transfer coefficient (U) of the given condenser.


4 To purify aniline by steam distillation method and determine its molecular weight.


5 Determination of humidity of air from wet and dry bulb temperatureuse of Dew point method.


6 To determine average particle size and to study particle size distribution using the standard sieve method.

7 To plot drying rate curve for starch and calcium carbonate and starch.


8 To calculate the uniformity Index for a given sample by using Double Cone Blender.

9 To reduce granules size by using ball mill and to determine critical speed of Ball Mill.


10 Determination of radiation constant of brass, iron, unpainted, and painted glass.

11 To study the effect of time on the rate of crystallization.


12 Description of Construction working and application of Pharmaceutical Machinery such as rotary tablet machine, fluidized bed coater, fluid energy mill, dehumidifier.


13 Demonstration of colloid mill, planetary mixer, fluidized bed dryer, freeze dryer, and such other major equipment.

  1. Introduction to chemical engineering – Walter L Badger & Julius Banchero, Latest edition.
  2. Solid phase extraction, Principles, techniques and applications by Nigel J.K. Simpson- Latest edition.
  3. Unit operation of chemical engineering – Mcabe Smith, Latest edition.
  4. Pharmaceutical engineering principles and practices – C.V.S Subrahmanyam et al., Latest edition.
  5. Remington practice of pharmacy- Martin, Latest edition.
  6. Theory and practice of industrial pharmacy by Lachmann., Latest edition.
  7. Physical pharmaceutics- C.V.S Subrahmanyam et al., Latest edition.
  8. Cooper and Gunn’s Tutorial pharmacy, S.J. Carter, Latest edition.

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