Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Chemical Discipline

Mass Transfer Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Mass Transfer portion of the afternoon, Chemical Discipline examination:

A. Diffusion (e.g., Fick's 1st and 2nd laws)
B. Mass transfer coefficient
C. Equilibrium stage method (efficiency)
D. Graphical methods (e.g., McCabe-Thiele)
E. Differential method (e.g., NTU, HETP, HTU, NTP)
F. Separation systems (e.g., distillation, absorption, extraction, membrane processes)
G. Humidification and drying

The Mass Transfer portion covers approximately 10% of the afternoon session test content.