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Engineering economics, project management, professional report writing, project research methods, and safety in the process industry.
LEARNING OUTCOMESBe able to estimate the capital cost of a chemical engineering processUnderstand the time value of money as it is applied to investment decisionBe able to evaluate the economic worth of a chemical engineering processUnderstand some ethical problems that might affect chemical engineersKnowledge of process design software using SuperPro Designer as an exampleBe able to apply control strategies to a plant designBe able to apply hazard identification methods and risk estimation techniquesRELATION TO OTHER COURSESThis is a compulsory course. This course is a prerequisite for ENCH494.
and Peter Gostomski
CONCERNSStudents 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 DepartmentGENERAL POLICIES OF THE DEPARTMENTStudents may obtain the general policies of the University on matters such as the special consideration applications, appeals procedures, reconsideration of grades and special provision for students with disabilities from the University Calendar.
Towler, Gavin P. , Sinnott, R. K;
Chemical engineering design : principles, practice, and economics of plant and process design;
USEFUL TEXTBOOKSBouman, R.W., Jesen, S.B., Wake, M.L. & Earl, W.B. (2005) Process Capital Cost Estimation for New Zealand 2004, Society of Chemical Engineers New Zealand. (Available to students on Learn)D. G. Newman, J. P. Lavelle, T. G. Eschenbach, Engineering Economic Analysis, 12th ed, Oxford University PressTowler, G.P. and Sinnott, R.K., (2014) Chemical Engineering Design: Principles, Practice and Economics of Plant and Process Design, 2nd ed, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford. (1st edition is available as an ebook from the library).
Domestic fee $1,038.00
International fee $5,000.00
* 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.