ChE-413 / 4 credits

Teacher: Sivula Kevin

Language: English


Summary

Chemical product design has become more important because of major changes in the chemical industry. This course presents the basic method for chemical product design and gives direct practice to this procedure via a design project.

Content

Keywords

product design, chemical products

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

none

Recommended courses

ChE 201 ChE 202 ChE 301 ChE 302 ChE 303 ChE 306 or equivalent are recommended

Important concepts to start the course

Basic chemistry and chemical engineering knowledge is required (Transport, Thermodynamics, Kinetics).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Compose a list of needs for a chemical product
  • Develop product needs into engineering specifications
  • Synthesize ideas to satisfy product specifications
  • Formalize a quantitative process to evaluate ideas
  • Design a chemical product to meet specifications
  • Manage design projects
  • Present results to project supervisor

Transversal skills

  • Assess progress against the plan, and adapt the plan as appropriate.
  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Negotiate effectively within the group.
  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Make an oral presentation.
  • Write a scientific or technical report.

Teaching methods

Lectures, Exercises and course project

Expected student activities

Attending lectures, Completeing exercises, and doing a project

Assessment methods

20% Exercises 80% Project

Resources

Bibliography

Chemical Product Design (Cambridge Series in Chemical Engineering)
by E. L. Cussler , G. D. Moggridge

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Chemical engineering product design
  • Project: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Chemical engineering product design
  • Project: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15    
15-16    
16-17    
17-18     
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19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Monday, 13h - 17h: Project, other