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Process Engineering 1

Code

SE-PRO1

Version

4.0

Offered by

Supply Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Main purpose

​To provide students with an understanding of fundamentals of process engineering disciplines in the fields of drinking water, waste water and district heating including suggestions for optimizations.

Knowledge

​The student will become familiar with process principles, gain knowledge about specific unit operations, gain knowledge about instrumentation and components, understand industrial control systems and process optimization.

Skills

After completion of the course the student will be able to:

- Prepare Block flow diagrams and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams for an existing plant
- Demonstrate skills in calculating mass balances  
- Identify relevant sensors and instruments in the process system
- Make design decisions and evaluate alternative designs
- Analyze acquired data and suggest optimizations

Competences

After completion of the course the student will be able to:
- Analyze processes in a supply plant

- Suggest potential optimization initiatives

Topics

Teaching methods and study activities

​137.5 hours of work for the student, 4 lessons per week for 12 weeks with a total of 56 lessons.
Lectures are supplemented with individual exercises / presentations / group exercises / demonstrations / homework.

Resources

Course literature is a selection of chapters from various textbooks, technical papers and notes from the instructors plus the following book:

Process Technology Equipment & Systems 4th ed.
ISBN 9781285444581

Evaluation

Examination

Exam prerequisites
None

Type of exam:
Ongoing tests in the form of one oral assignment and two written assignments and a final exam in the form of an oral assignment. 
All four weighing 25%. 
Internal assessment

Tools allowed
N/A

Re-exam
Individual oral exam, 20 minutes, internal assessment.​

Grading criteria

​Grading based on the Danish 7-point scale

Additional information

Responsible

Lone Tang and Henrik Bjørn

Valid from

8/1/2023 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Keywords

mass balance, process diagrams, unit operations, data requisition and processing, instrumentation, process control