151-0951-00L  Process Design and Safety

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersF. Trachsel, C. Hutter
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


151-0951-00 VProcess Design and Safety2 hrs
Tue08:15-10:00ML F 38 »
F. Trachsel, C. Hutter
151-0951-00 UProcess Design and Safety1 hrs
Tue13:15-14:00HG E 22 »
F. Trachsel, C. Hutter

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AbstractProcess design and saftey deals with the fundamentals of process apparatus, plant design and safety.
ObjectiveThe goal of the lecture is to expound design characteristics of systems for process engineering applications.
ContentFundamentals of plant and apparatus design; materials in the process industries, mechanical design and design rules of main components; pumps and fans; piping and armatures, safety in process industry
Lecture notesScript is available, english slides will be distributed
LiteratureCoulson and Richardson's: Chemical Engineering , Vol 6: Chemical Engineering Design, (1996)

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersF. Trachsel, C. Hutter
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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