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Chemical Engineering Design 4 (CHEE10010)


Chemical Engineering





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Course Summary

Chemical Engineering Design 4 covers the area of Chemical Engineering Process Design. The course consists of lectures and workshops to practice the detailed design of single process equipment and the design of a whole process. The course grounds on the critical use of the chemical engineering science earned in the previous years of the curriculum. Most of the lectures are delivered by academic staff but in some specialised areas talks are delivered by invited industrial speakers. In addition to lectures, learning takes the form of workshops undertaken on an individual or a group basis.

Course Description

The course is organised on the following three macro knowledge areas:a) Applied fundamental knowledge;b) Tools for design;c) Knowledge of chemical engineering practice;The course makes use of engineering standards and comprises 10 sessions split between lectures workshops and covering the following topics:1) Design practice and its open ended nature;2) Chemical engineering design tools;3) Standards-compliant drawings;4) Detailed design of equipment for heat transfer, separation and storage;5) Design of the safety system;6) Assessment of dynamics in single units and processes;7) Practical chemical engineering information

Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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