Introduction to process plant projects and design; review of general characteristics of chemical processes; cost estimating for equipment & capital investment; process design heuristics; plot plan and layouts; introduction to project management and multidisciplinary nature of design; other responsibilities of engineering such as HSE, ethics and legal matters; use of computer applications for process simulation, iterative calculations, reporting & presentation; a term project on design of a process unit and homework on pipe & pump sizing of a plant section performed by teams of students.
i. A minimum of 80 credits (of 139 graduation credits) should be satisfied, and ii. In addition to (i), student should pass (with minimum DD grade) minimum two of the following courses:
a) CHBE-232 Fluid Dynamics
b) CHBE-331 Heat Transfer
c) CHBE-333 Mass Transfer
d) CHBE-362 Reactor Design