The following instructional videos provide information on how to use CU Boulder's chemical engineering lab equipment. If you are unable to access the YouTube videos, please email wendy.young@colorado.edu.

Continuously Stirred Batch ReactorContinuously Stirred Batch Reactor (CSTR)

Introduction
LabVIEW
Making Feed Solutions
Rotameter Calibration
CSTR pH Meter Calibration
Operation: Batch Mode
Operation: Continuous Mode
Shut-Down
Cleaning Lab Glassware & Plasticware


Distillation equipmentDistillation

Introduction
Start-Up
LabVIEW
Operation
Shut-Down
Operating the GC
Creating GC Calibration Standards
Peak Simple
Cleaning Lab Glassware & Plasticware


Draining tank equipmentDraining Tank

Introduction
Pressure Transducer Calibration
LabVIEW
Measuring Pipe Diameter with Calipers
Operation

 


Gas adsorption equipmentGas Adsorption

Introduction
Start-Up
LabVIEW
Oxygen Analyzer Calibration
Flowrate Calibration
Operation
Shut-Down


Heat exchanger equipmentHeat Exchanger

Introduction
LabVIEW
Start-Up
Catch and Weigh
Operation
Shut-Down


Hilsch vortex tube equipmentHilsch Vortex Tube

Introduction
Start-Up and Calibration
LabVIEW
Operation and Shut-Down
Reading the Barometer


Pressure drop equipmentPressure Drop

Introduction
LabVIEW
Start-Up
Rotameter Calibration
Pressure Transducer Calibration
Friction Factors
Meters & Valves
Shut-Down


Refrigeration equipmentRefrigeration

Introduction
Start-Up & Operation
LabVIEW
Shut-Down
 

 


Reverse osmosis equipmentReverse Osmosis

Introduction
Making the Feed Solution
Conductivity Meter
Hach Conductivity Probe
Start-Up
LabVIEW
Operation
Shut-Down
Cleaning Lab Glassware & Plasticware


Steam jacketed tank equipmentSteam Jacketed Tank

Introduction
LabVIEW
Operation: Stir Speed Optimization
Operation: Sugar Runs
Shut-Down
Using the Refractometer
Cleaning Lab Glassware & Plasticware


Tubular flow reactorTubular Flow Reactor (TFR)

Introduction
LabVIEW
Making Feed Solutions
Rotameter Calibration
TFR pH Meter Calibration
Operating with Dye
Operating with a Reaction
Shut-Down
Cleaning Lab Glassware & Plasticware