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CL4071 - Chemical Engineering Design (Part 1 of 2)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: CL4071 CL4072
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Except with the approval of the Head of School/Associate Dean, all subjects in a chain must be studied in consecutive teaching periods.

Conceptual development of an industrial process from the initial feasibility study to final commissioning of the plant. Development of the mass energy balances around plant units. Computer-aided design and costing of unit operations. HAZOP and HAZAN and risk assessment of industrial plant. Site layout and economics of the developed process. Preparation of a final design document.

Learning Outcomes

  • to communicate complex design projects by written reports and oral seminars;
  • to integrate the technical, managerial, economic and safety skills gained in previous subjects to design a large-scale chemical operation;
  • to perform complex projects in a team environment;
  • to understand how the technical design of a plant is influenced by environmental, safety and sustainability issues.
Prerequisites: CL3010 AND CL3021 AND CL3030 AND CS3008 AND ME3512
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CL4070 CL5071

Availabilities

As this subject is part of a subject chain, a final standard grade (e.g. P, C) will only be recorded for each subject after successful completion of all parts of the subject chain.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Madoc Sheehan.
Workload expectations:
  • 60 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer to Subject Outline for details.
Assessment: integrated assessment across subject chain (%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.