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Process Engineering 1

Code

SE-PRO1

Version

3.0

Offered by

Supply Engineering

ECTS

5

Prerequisites

Main purpose

​To provide students with an understanding of material processes and 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 Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams for an existing plant
- Demonstrate skills in calculating mass balances  
- Identify relevant sensors and instruments in the process system
- Calculate residence time distribution in reactors
- Make design decisions and evaluate alternative designs
- Analyze acquired data and suggest optimizations
- Calculate key parameters of  heat exchangers

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, which will be handed out first day of class:

Process Technology Equipment & Systems 4th ed.
ISBN 9781285444581

Evaluation

Examination

Prerequisites:
Course attendance incl. lab exercises min 75%

Type of examination:
Assessed on the basis of two oral assignments and one written assignment during the course and one final test in the form of a written course assignment. All four weighing equally.
Internal assessment

Allowed tools:
NA

Re-exam:
Oral re-exam based upon a subject found by draw, 20 min. with no preparation.
Internal assessment

Grading criteria

​Grading based on the Danish 7-point scale

Additional information

Responsible

Allan Abildskov and Lone Tang

Valid from

8/1/2022 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Compulsory for Supply Engineering
3. semester

Keywords

mass balance, process diagrams, unit operations, data requisition, instrumentation, residence time, optimization, process control