529-0549-01L  Case Studies in Process Design I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2020
LecturersG. Guillén Gosálbez, J. Dolenc, U. Fischer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
529-0549-01 ACase Studies in Process Design I
This course does not take place on a weekly basis. Instead, a case study is carried out by the students in a specific "case study week" from 26-30 October 2020. Lectures about "data acquistion and patents" will be held on 2/9/16/23 October in Room HCI J7.
39s hrs
02.10.12:45-15:30HCI J 7 »
09.10.12:45-15:30HCI J 7 »
16.10.12:45-15:30HCI J 7 »
23.10.12:45-15:30HCI J 7 »
G. Guillén Gosálbez, J. Dolenc, U. Fischer

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AbstractThe focus of part I of the case study course lies on the literature-based comparison of chemical process alternatives. Based on this compilation and selected quantitative as well as qualitative measures a process assessment and comparison is conducted and the most promising process alternative is chosen for further evaluation, and a basic flowsheet and mass and energy balances are generated.
Objective- to obtain knowledge about different databases and sources of information
- application of the knowledge obtained in lectures
- problem-oriented problem solving (application of different methods to the same subject)
- team work
- report writing and presentation techniques
ContentThe focus of part I of the case study course lies on the literature-based comparison of chemical process alternatives. For this purpose relevant substance data (i.e. physico-chemical, toxicological, safety, and environmental data) as well as information about synthesis routes and technical implementations (i.e. on reaction kinetics; possible separation operations; economic, safety, and environmental aspects) are collected from the literature. Based on this compilation and selected quantitative as well as qualitative measures a process assessment and comparison is conducted and the most promising process alternative is chosen for further evaluation. For this alternative a basic flowsheet and mass and energy balances are generated.

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersG. Guillén Gosálbez, J. Dolenc, U. Fischer
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Chemical Engineering BachelorLaboratory Courses and Case StudiesOInformation
Chemical Engineering BachelorLaboratory Courses and Case StudiesOInformation