Module Title:   Chemical Engineering Practice - 1

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2093M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   PI - Engineering: Mechanics & Manufacturing (MDIS) (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Prof I M Mujtaba, Prof H Benkreira

Additional Tutor(s):   Dr R Patel, Dr F Mahieddine

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
* To provide students with practical understanding of Chemical Engineering unit operations.
* To expose students with computational tools used for simulating Chemical Engineering unit operations.
* To expose the student with safe start-up and shutdown of Chemical Enigneering unit operations.
* To expose the students with the concept of process-model mismatch.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, principles and theories of unit operations explored in laboratory/computational experiments. Practical skills developed in laboratory/computational sessions. Assessment by lab reports.

Lectures:   0.00          Directed Study:   64.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   0.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   36.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

develop laboratory/computational skills of unit operations, practical awareness of health and safety issues in chemical processes, develop concept of safe start-up and shut-down of processes.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

achieve an understanding of reaction and separation processes through experiments and computational tools; understand the effect of changing operating parameters on the performance of the process (in terms of productivity, quality of products); understand the difference between model prediction and real life experiments.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

develop data interpretation and systematic problem solving skills; have the ability to work in a team.

  Laboratory Report   100%
 
  Reports on each of the experiments (combined experimental and computational work) max 750 words & figures
  Laboratory Report   100%
 
  supplementary; reports on each of the experiments (combined experimental and computational work) max 750 words & figures

Outline Syllabus:
Laboratory experiments in distillation, absorption, liquid-liquid extraction, drying, continuous stirred tank reactor, evaporative desalination.
Use of ASPENPLUS for simulating distillation, absorption, liquid-liquid extraction, continuous stirred tank reactor.

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