Found of Chemical Eng Design B (CHNG5116)

UNIT OF STUDY

In the overall design process, chemical engineers must clearly understand the (often complex) interactions and trade-offs that occur between technical, economic, social and environmental considerations. This UoS builds on concepts in each of these areas introduced in previous years but with an emphasis on their successful integration within a comprehensive design activity. This design activity is spread over two UoS (Chemical Engineering Design A and B) run in first and second semester. The primary aim in the first UoS is to consider the technical issues - with an emphasis on creating and evaluating a range of alternative options that exist at both the unit operation and complete flowsheet levels. The primary emphasis in this UoS is on evaluating how non-technical considerations affect the final process design and its operation. In addition to the above fundamentals, there will be considerable time spent during the semester on advanced topics related to designing chemical processes and associated technological developments.

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Classes

2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials per week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CHNG5112 Chemical Engineering Design A

Assumed knowledge: Enrolment in this unit of study assumes that all core chemical engineering UoS in second and third years, or their equivalent, have been successfully completed.

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