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Chemical Engineering (CH E)

CH E 470 Design of Chemical Plants (3) Lectures and practicum on methods and calculations, including economic evaluations for the design of chemical plants; formal technical report required.

CH E 470 Design of Chemical Plants (3)

The chemical engineering capstone design course introduces the principles of process design and economic evaluation utilizing various industry computer tools, with special emphasis on process simulators. The student will develop critical design logic to evaluate a process, starting with block flow diagrams and simple material balances utilizing practical heuristics and then build the process flowsheet through computer simulation, flowsheet optimization, and detailed equipment design.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: CH E 410, CH E 430

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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