151-0951-00L  Process Design and Safety

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersF. Trachsel, C. Hutter
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


151-0951-00 VProcess Design and Safety2 hrs
Tue08:15-10:00ML F 34 »
F. Trachsel, C. Hutter
151-0951-00 UProcess Design and Safety1 hrs
Tue13:15-14:00ML F 34 »
F. Trachsel, C. Hutter

Catalogue data

AbstractThe lecture Process Design and Saftey deals with the fundamentals of project management, scale-up, dimensioning and safety of chemical process equipment and plants.
ObjectiveThe objective of the lecture is to expound the engineering design approach of important elements in chemical plant design.
ContentFundamentals in Chemical engineering Design;
Project Management,
Cost estimate,
Materials and Corrosion,
Piping and Armatures,
Reactors and Scale-up,
Safety of chemical processes,
Lecture notesThe lecture slides will be distributed.
LiteratureCoulson and Richardson's: Chemical Engineering , Vol 6: Chemical Engineering Design, (1996)
Prerequisites / NoticeA 1-day excursion including a visit of a chemical plant will be part of the lecture.

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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