Process Simulation


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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



Name of examProcess Simulation
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
Oral examination based on a mini project.
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

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


Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
DepartmentDepartment of Energy Technology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science