ENCH390-16S1 (C) Semester One 2016

Process Analysis

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
22 Feb 2016 - 26 Jun 2016

Description

Methods for the quantitative analysis of chemical processes.

This is a key course in chemical engineering covering methods for the quantitative analysis of chemical processes, including process optimisation and curve fitting, process modelling and applications, energy and mass balances, pinch analysis and sustainability assessment.

The course includes the following key topics:
• Mass balances (6 L, GAV);
• Sustainability assessment for processing industries (8 L, Erskine).
• Pinch analysis (6 L, SSP);
• Process modelling and applications (8 L, SSP);
• Process optimisation and curve fitting with data statistics (6 L, SSP);

Pre-requisites

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Shusheng Pang

Lecturer

Gabriel Visnovsky

Guest Lecturer

Prof. Charles Xu (Western University, Ontario, Canada)

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignment (Modelling) 15%
Assignment (Pinch Analysis) 10%
Final Exam 40%
Test 15% In-course test (Mass Balance)
Test 20% In-Course Test (Sustainability)

Textbooks

Recommended Reading

Kemp, Ian C; Pinch analysis and process integration : a user guide on process integration for the efficient use of energy; 2nd ed; Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

Sankaranarayanan, Krishnan. , Swaan Arons, Jakob de., Kooi, Hedzer van der; Efficiency and sustainability in the energy and chemical industries : scientific principles and case studies; 2nd ed; Taylor & Francis, 2010.

Notes

Concerns

Students with concerns about the course should contact any of the lecturers listed above, the 2nd Pro Director of Studies, or the Head of Department.


General Policies of the Department

Students may obtain the general policies of the University on matters such as the aegrotat applications, appeals procedures, re-consideration of grades, plagiarism and special provision for students with disabilities from the University Calendar.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $901.00

International fee $4,863.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Chemical and Process Engineering.

All ENCH390 Occurrences

  • ENCH390-16S1 (C) Semester One 2016