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CL4072 - Chemical Engineering Design (Part 2 of 2)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Subject chain: CL4071 CL4072
Administered by: School of Engineering

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Prerequisites: CL4071


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, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
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.