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    Chemical Process Design / Diseño de Procesos Químicos (2017)

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      Course Information

      • Course: Chemical Process Design / Diseño de Procesos Químicos

      • Code: G783

      • Department / Unit: Department of Chemistry and Process & Resource Engineering

      • Degree / Master’s: Degree in Chemical Engineering / Grado en Ingeniería Química

      • Faculty: School of Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications / Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales y de Telecomunicación

      • ECTS credits: 6

      • Language of instruction: English

      • Instructors: Javier R. Viguri Fuente & Eva Cifrian Bemposta

       

       

         

         

         

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      • Topic 1. Introduction to Chemical Process System Design. Introduction to practical work.
      • Topic 2. Methodology of conceptual design. Case study.
      • Topic 3. Overview of process synthesis.
      • Topic 4. Analysis of processes. LMB, Flash. Distillation. Absorber. Total flowsheet mass balance. Case study. Setting T&P levels, Enthalpy balances.
      • Topic 5. Equipment sizing and costing: distillation columns, absorbers, compressor, refrigeration.
      • Topic 6. Economic evaluation.
      • Topic 7. Process synthesis: distillation sequences.
      • Topic 8. Process synthesis: HENS.
      • Topic 9. Design and scheduling of batch processes.