ENCH497-16S1 (C) Semester One 2016

Process Management

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

Description

Engineering economics, project management, professional report writing, project research methods, and safety in the process industry.

Course Description

Engineering economics, project management, professional report writing, project research methods, and safety in the process industry.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to estimate the capital cost of a chemical engineering process
  • Understand the time value of money as it is applied to investment decision
  • Be able to evaluate the economic worth of a chemical engineering process
  • Understand some ethical problems that might affect chemical engineers
  • Knowledge of process design software using SuperPro Designer as an example
  • Be able to apply control strategies to a plant design
  • Be able to apply hazard identification methods and risk estimation techniques

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Ken Morison

Lecturers

Chris Williamson , Conan Fee and Peter Gostomski

Concerns

Students with concerns about the course should contact any of the lecturers listed above, the 3rd Pro Director of Studies (Alex Yip) or the Head of Department

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignment 1 7% Capital cost and economics
Capital costs and economics 8%
Control Systems 5%
Hazop 15%
SuperPro Designer 10%
Final Exam 55%

Textbooks

Recommended Reading

Towler, Gavin P. , Sinnott, R. K; Chemical engineering design : principles, practice, and economics of plant and process design; 2nd ed; Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,018.00

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 ENCH497 Occurrences

  • ENCH497-16S1 (C) Semester One 2016