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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);
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Prof. Charles Xu (Western University, Ontario, Canada)
Kemp, Ian C;
Pinch analysis and process integration : a user guide on process integration for the efficient use of energy;
Sankaranarayanan, Krishnan. , Swaan Arons, Jakob de., Kooi, Hedzer van der;
Efficiency and sustainability in the energy and chemical industries : scientific principles and case studies;
Taylor & Francis, 2010.
ConcernsStudents 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 DepartmentStudents 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.
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.