GPAT Pharmaceutical Engineering Syllabus 2020 – Get Syllabus PDF Here

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The National Testing Agency is shortly known as NTA and it is conducted the GPAT 2020 Examination, which is commonly known as Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test. There is many of the candidates may appear for this examination every year.

Those candidates are interested to get admission in the medical courses, they can fill the application form of GPAT and through this examination result, and the candidates will be eligible and go for the counseling procedure.

Here, through this article, the candidates will be able to know the complete information of GPAT in which includes GPAT 2020 Syllabus.

Pharmaceutical Engineering

Fluid flow: Type of flow, Reynold’s number, viscosity, the concept of the boundary layer, basic equation of fluid flow, the study of valves, flow meters, manometers and measurement of flow and pressure including mathematical problems.

Heat transfer: Source of heat, mechanism of heat transfer, the laws of heat transfer, steam and electricity as heating media, determination of requirement of the amount of steam/electrical energy, steam pressure, boiler capacity, mathematical problems on heat transfer, steam traps and reducing valve, lagging etc.

Evaporation: The basic concept of phase equilibrium, factors affecting evaporation, evaporators, film evaporators, single effect and multiple effect evaporators, mathematical problems on evaporation.

Distillation: Raoult’s law, phase diagram, volatility: simple steam and flash distillation, principles of rectification, Mc-Cabe Thiele method for calculations of the number of theoretical plates, azeotropic and extractive distillation, mathematical problems on distillation.

Drying: Moisture content and mechanism of drying, the rate of drying and time of drying calculations, classifications and types of dryers, dryers used in pharmaceutical industries and special drying methods like freeze drying and lyophilization, mathematical problems in drying.

Size reduction and size separation: Definition, objectives of size reduction, factors affecting size reduction, laws governing in energy and power requirement of a mill, types of mills including ball mill, hammer mill, fluid energy mill, micronized, Quadro co-mil, multi mill, etc.

Extraction: Theory of extraction, extraction methods, equipment for various types of the extraction process.

Mixing: Theory of mixing, solid-solid, solid-liquid, and liquid-liquid mixing equipment.

Crystallization: Characteristics of crystals like purity, size, shape, geometry, habit, forms, size and factors affecting them. Solubility curves and calculation curves and calculations of heat balance around S Swanson’s Walker crystallizer, supersaturation theory, and its limitations, Nucleation mechanism, crystal growth, the study of various types of

crystallizers, tanks, agitated batch, Swanson’s Walker, single vacuums, circulating magma and crystal crystallizers, cracking of crystals and its prevention. Numerical problems on yields. Introduction to polymorphism.

Filtration and Centrifugation: Theory of filtrations, filter aids, filter media, industrial filters, including filter press, rotary filter, edge filters, filter leaf and laboratory filtration equipment etc., Factors affecting filtration, mathematical problems on filtrations, optimum cleaning cycle in batch filters. Principles of centrifugation, industrial centrifugal filters, and centrifugal sediments.

Dehumidification and humidity control: Basic concept and definition, wet bulb and adiabatic saturation temperatures, psychometric count and measurement of humidity, application of humidity measurement in pharmacy, equipment for humidification and dehumidification operations.

Refrigeration and air conditioning: Principles and applications of refrigeration and air conditioning.

Material of constructions: General study of composition, corrosion, resistance, properties and applications of the materials of construction with special reference to stainless steel, glass, ferrous metals, cast iron, non ferrous metals, copper and alloys, aluminum and alloys, lead, tin, silver, nickel and alloys, chromium and non metals, stone, slate, brick, asbestos, plastics, rubber, timber, concrete. Corrosion and its prevention with reference to commonly used material in pharmaceutical plants.

Automated process control systems: The process variable, temperature, pressure, flow level, and vacuum and their measurement. Elements of automatic process control and introduction to automatic process control. Elements of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).

Industrial hazards & safety precautions: Mechanical, chemical, electrical, fire, dust, noise hazards, Industrial dermatitis, accident, records, safety requirements/ equipment, etc.

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