CBEMS 149B Chemical Engineering Design II (2016-2017)

CBEMS 149B Chemical Engineering Design II

(Required for ChE.)
Catalog Data:

CBEMS 149B Chemical Engineering Design II (Credit Units: 3) Application of chemical engineering basics to practical design problems; process economics; process safety; environmental impacts; a major team design project with progress reports, oral presentation, and technical report with engineering drawings and economics. Prerequisite: CBEMS149A. Chemical Engineering majors only. (Design units: 3)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0072392661.

Recommended Textbook:
None
References:

Perry and Green, Chemical Engineers Handbook, McGraw Hill

Coordinator:
Albert Yee
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:

1. Synthesize and optimize a chemical process.

2. Perform economic analysis and predict profitability.

3. Search literature to design a plant.

4. Account for safety and environmental aspect of a design.

5. Effectively present design project both in written and oral presentations.

6. Design and simulate a process using computer tools.

Prerequisites by Topic

Material and energy balances, thermodynamic analysis of chemical processes, isothermal and nonisothermal reactor design, heat and mass transfer processes, various separation processes

Lecture Topics:

Process Synthesis, Degree of Freedom Analysis, Computational Sequencing for Modular Flowsheeting, Design Hierarchy, Heat Recovery Network and Energy Integration, Optimal Design, Heat Exchanger Design, Compressors & Turbines Design, Equipment Sizing and Costing, Economic Evaluation and Profitability, Safety and Professional Ethics, Pareto Optimization

Class Schedule:

Meets for 2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Extensive use of the chemical process design and synthesis package programs: Provision Pro/II. Microsoft Excel, MathCad, and Microsoft Word.

Laboratory Projects:

Modular Sequencing, Heat Exchanger Network Design, Pinch Technology, Optimization of Multicomponent C2 and C3 Distillation, Process with Recycle Streams, Flash & Knock Out Drum Design, C3 Single Effect and Double Effect Distillation, Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen Sulfide Sweetening Process, Ammonia Process Simulation, Sizing of Equipment & Capital & Operating Costs

Professional Component

Contribute toward the Chemical Engineering Major design experience

Design Content Description
Approach:

Design of unit operations and synthesis for the design of chemical processes. 2 hour Lectures per week. 3 hour Lab Discussion per week for Heat Exchanger Network Design, Pinch Technology, Optimization of Multicomponent C2 and C3 Distillation, Gibbs Reactor Design, Process with Recycle Streams, Flash & Knock Out Drum Design, C3 Single Effect and Double Effect Distillation, Carbon Dioxide and Hydrogen Sulfide Sweetening Process, Ammonia Process Simulation, Sizing of Equipment & Capital & Operating Costs.

Lectures: 50%
Laboratory Portion: 50%
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 15%
  • Final: 35%
  • Individual Projects: 35%
  • Team Projects: 15%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 3.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 3.0 credit units

Prepared:
July 12, 2016
Senate Approved:
April 5, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr