Chemical Process Engineering

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in Chemical and Bio Industrial Products II

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Describe the industrial or application context, in which the project work is included in, or may affect
  • Describe general aspects of process engineering
  • Explain the main unit operations in the process relating to the project work

Skills

  • Determine which unit operation or reactor type is suitable in a given case
  • Set specifications for process equipment for a given chemical process
  • Analyze, model or size a selected process unit
  • Perform relevant calculations for a given process
  • Set up mass and energy balances for a given process
  • Evaluate the effect of changing parameters for a given process
  • Evaluate the potential of the project for further development, assessing and incorporating relevant economic factors
  • Write a project report following the standards of the field of study, include relevant literature, use the correct terminology, and communicate the problem and results in writing, graphically and orally in a coherent way
  • Justify the choice of literature, methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses the problem of the project and results in relevant professional and social contexts and in relation to literature

Competences

  • Propose relevant laboratory experiments to allow for better modelling of a process
  • Evaluate if changes to a given process could be beneficial
  • Propose a course of action regarding a given process
  • Evaluate the quality of experimental data obtained and their applicability to a model of a given process
  • Handle the planning, implementation and management of a project and handle complex and development-oriented tasks during the project work and contribute to the project group's work and results
  • Identify own learning needs for continued development and education in the field of study

Type of instruction

Project work

Extent and expected workload

450 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examChemical Process Engineering
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleKemisk procesteknologi
Module codeK-KT-B5-14
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersB

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science