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CCG-SP Chemical Engineering and Plant Design

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Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering science that deals with physics and chemistry applied mathematics and economics to generate, convert, transport and use chemicals and energy. This ties in with process plant design from a practical and functional perspective as the delivery of liquids alone is as critical as understanding chemical engineering as an industry professional.
Chemical engineers apply their chemistry and engineering skills to transform raw materials into utilizable goods, like medicines, fuels, chemicals and plastics. They are also involved in research. They also design and perform experimental researches to make new and better customs of production of chemicals, controlling harmful effects, conserving the resources.
The main aim of this course is to ensure students understand the technical concepts involved in chemical engineering and plant layout, process and piping design. This will enhance students’ practical skillset through a multidisciplinary learning experience. This course will also help the students to acquire knowledge on chemical engineering theory and concepts with practical examples for context and applicability.

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

  • Chemical engineers
  • Plant engineers
  • Petrochemical Engineers
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Engineering managers
  • Maintenance Engineers/technicians
  • Project Engineer
  • Process control engineer

 

COURSE OUTLINE
PLANT LAYOUT AND PIPING DESIGN

  • Basic concepts
  • Processing facilities
  • Equipment and piping

 

DESIGN OF PROCESS PLANT

  • Factors to be considered
  • Design tasks
  • Required Qualifications and skills
  • Thumb rules
  • Common Abbreviations

 

PROCEDURES AND THE WORKFLOW METHODS

  • Physical quantities and units used in design
  • Associated Organizations

 

CHEMICAL PROCESS

  • Objectives
  • Principles
  • Unit operations and Unit processes with examples

 

PROCESS FLOW DIAGRAMS

  • Types
  • Icons and example
  • Steam information table
  • Utilities – heating and cooling
  • Equipment Specs

 

MASS BALANCE

  • fundamental material balance equation
  • procedure for performing material balance
  • Practical Exercise problems - reactive systems
  • unsteady state systems
  • combustion process

 

ENERGY BALANCE

  • Fundamental material balance equation
  • Practical Exercise problems - closed systems, for open systems

 

IDEAL GAS LAW

  • Ideal Gas equation
  • Universal Gas constant
  • Ideal gas mixtures
  • Practical problems

 

I AND II LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS

  • Applications to pumps
  • Turbines and compressors
  • Practical problems
  • Vapor - liquid equilibrium
  • Chemical equilibrium

 

FLUID

  • Basic concepts
  • Fluid properties
  • Practical problems

 

FLUID FLOWS

  • Fluid pressure
  • Continuity equation
  • Volume and velocity
  • Laminar and turbulent flows
  • Reynolds number
  • Friction factor and Pressure drop
  • Bernoulli’s equation

 

PUMP

  • Pump basics
  • Types
  • Sizing and performance curves
  • Power calculation
  • Pump Affinity laws
  • NPSH

 

PUMP LAYOUT

  • Design considerations
  • Installation
  • Pump locations
  • Configuration
  • Pump data sheet
  • Flow meters

 

HEAT TRANSFER

  • Conduction – basics
  • Multi-layer conduction
  • Conduction through cylindrical wall
  • Problems on convection

 

CONVECTION AND RADIATION

  • Convection mechanism
  • overall heat transfer coefficient
  • dimensionless numbers
  • heat transfer correlations
  • Problems on convection
  • Radiation - heat transfer equation
  • Emissivity
  • Problems on Radiations

 

HEAT EXCHANGERS

  • Types
  • Simple calculations

 

LMTD

  • Shell and Tube Heat exchanger
  • Fouling factors
  • Design principles
  • Data sheet
  • Layout and piping
  • Maintenance

 

MASS TRANSFER

  • Mass transfer coefficients
  • Inter-phase mass transfer and equilibrium relationships
  • Two-film resistance theory
  • Overall mass transfer coefficients
  • Applications

 

GAS ABSORPTION

  • Design procedures of packed towers for Gas absorption with problem

 

DISTILLATION

  • Basics
  • Distillation column nomenclature
  • McCabe-Thiele method,

 

PROCESS EQUIPMENT AND PSYCHROMETRICS

  • Towers
  • Design/Layout parameters for Towers
  • Air-water vapor mixture
  • Specific humidity,
  • Psychrometric chart
  • Practical Problem

 

CHEMICAL KINETICS AND REACTOR DESIGN

  • Terminology
  • Order of reaction
  • Fractional conversion
  • Types of reactors
  • Design equations for Reactor
  • Batch reactor
  • Mixed flow CSTR reactor
  • Plug flow reactor PFR

 

PROCESS CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTATION

  • P&ID Basics and information
  • Terminologies
  • Instruments abbreviations
  • P&ID Legend sources
  • Equipment classes
  • Locally mounted instruments
  • Symbols used
  • Remote control
  • Control valve manifolds
  • Need for process control

 

MATERIALS

  • Basic properties
  • Ductile to brittle transition
  • Factors affecting material property
  • Material classification systems and specifications
  • Trade names
  • Common ASTM piping materials

 

PIPING SPECIFICATIONS

  • Material selection
  • Process requirements
  • Economics
  • Quality control
  • Material testing and certificates

 

PLANT/PIPING DESIGN

  • Plot Plans
  • Development of plot plans
  • Structure Mounted vertical arrangement
  • Guidelines
  • Pipe racks
  • Documents
  • Tools used
  • Importance of Drawings and documents
  • Equipment list, piping codes, 3-D Models

 

FUNDAMENTALS OF PIPING SYSTEM

  • Pipe materials
  • Manufacturing methods
  • Joining methods
  • Dimensions

 

PIPE FITTINGS

  • Purpose
  • Fitting end preparations
  • Elbows
  • Reducers
  • Welded Tees
  • Threadolet and laterolet
  • Screwed and socket weld fittings
  • Pipe nipples

 

FLANGES

  • Purpose
  • Pressure class ratings
  • Facings
  • Types
  • Applications
  • Gaskets
  • Bolts

 

VALVES

  • Function
  • Selection criteria
  • Valve elements and its types
  • Valve operators
  • Valve actuators
  • Chain actuators

 

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Unlimited Access for 2 Years: US$ 299

Instructor

Dr Srinivas Shastri

PhD, MBA, BSc(Eng)

Srinivas has worked in a variety of roles ranging from process engineering to academia and has gained experience in a number of areas. He has worked across cultures in India, Singapore, New Zealand and Aaustralia.

Srinivas started off as a process engineer and then moved to industrial research culminating in the development of a model of the complex hydrometallurgical process of hydrogen reduction of nickel. as a research engineer, Srinivas worked on an optimization solution for a refinery in Singapore before embarking on research into alarm Management. The software was successfully implemented in a large refinery, and the research group has spun off into a company. In a faculty role, he had the pleasure of mentoring and developing young engineers while continuing to build strong links with industry. Entering the alternative energy industry, he led the modelling effort of the shale to liquid process and significantly contributed to the design of a 115,000 bpd commercial facility.

Srinivas is currently developing, in addition to traditional process engineering support, areas of alternative energy technologies, scoping studies, and is actively involved in Business Development.

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