Process Simulation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about the principles of process simulation
  • Have knowledge about process optimisation using process simulation
  • Have knowledge about computational aspects of phase equilibria
  • Have knowledge about instrumentation and PFD & PID’s
  • Have knowledge about commercial process simulators

Skills

  • Be able to illustrate an actual process in a PFD
  • Be able to convert a PFD into a working process simulation
  • Be able to perform both steady-state and dynamic simulations

Competences

  • Be able to investigate a given case using simulation tools
  • Be able to select an appropriate thermodynamic model for a given case

Type of instruction

Mainly via lectures, supplemented by workshops, exercises, hands-on and self-study.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student

Exam

Exams

Name of examProcess Simulation
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
Oral examination based on a mini project.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleProcessimulering
Module codeN-SEE-K2-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science