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 Build, Energy, Electronics and Mechanics in Esbjerg
DepartmentDepartment of Energy
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science