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Course Description

The course is aimed at preparing students to design and develop a chemical process plant based on engineering and economic principles

Course Content

  • Introduction to chemical process design: Objectives of design, feasibility analysis and preliminary flow process synthesis.
  • Review of key concepts of distillation and distillation sequencing for multicomponent mixtures.
  • Concepts of state task network, thermal coupling, Petlyuk sequence
  • Ternary phase diagram and residue curve maps
  • Reactor design, homogenous and heterogenous separators
  • Heat Integration and design of heat exchangers
  • Design for azeotropic distillation.
  • Process Economics