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

Timetable 2016

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 A5 Lecture Theatre 22 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 22 May
30 May - 5 Jun
01-P2 Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 E9 Lecture Theatre 23 May - 29 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01-P1 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 Erskine 031 Lecture Theatre 22 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 22 May
30 May - 5 Jun
01-P2 Friday 12:00 - 13:00 F3 Lecture Theatre 23 May - 29 May
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 F3 Lecture Theatre 22 Feb - 27 Mar
4 Apr - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

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.

Fees

Domestic fee $1,018.00

International fee $4,863.00

For further information see Chemical and Process Engineering.

All ENCH497 Occurrences

  • ENCH497-16S1 (C) Semester One 2016