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Process Plant Design - CHNG3801

Year - 2020

This is a project based unit of study that aims to develop the practical skills required in process engineering with the focus on design, simulation, operation, control, and optimization of chemical and biological processes. It employs an interdisciplinary approach that applies the previously acquired knowledge of mass and heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, reaction engineering, design of unit operations, process modelling, and process control to understand the interaction between unit operations, to analyze the process flowsheet, and to carry out equipment selection and sizing for the plant. The integrated course structure helps students develop their knowledge of integrated process design by working on miniplant design projects, involving process simulation/modelling using flowsheeting software, detailed design of plant equipment (reactor, distillation and absorption columns, pumps, piping), process modification (eg by heat integration) and process optimisation.

Classes
Lectures, Laboratories, Project Work - in class

Assessment
Refer to the assessment table in the unit outline.

Assumed knowledge
Enrolment in this unit of study assumes that all core 2000 level chemical engineering units have been successfully completed.

Pre-requisites

CHNG2801 AND CHNG2802 AND CHNG2803 AND CHNG2804 AND CHNG2806

Details

Faculty: Engineering

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Amirali Ebrahimi Ghadi
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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