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CED475 - Process Design



Course length

150 minutes / week



CED475 - Process Design



About the course

Prerequisite courses

CED367 - Transport Phenomena and Unit Operation III

Course description and learning objectives

Student completing this course will be able to explain the concept of process design and the economic analysis.

Topics include

1. Strategy for process analysis and optimization
• Engineering economics
• Economic decision making: Design of a solvent recovery system
• Cost diagram and quick screening of process alternatives
• Preliminary process optimization
• Cost data
2. Conceptual design and process simulation
• Input information and batch versus continuous
• Input-output structure of flow sheet
• Recycle structure of flow sheet
• Separation system
• Introduction to process simulation with demonstration of Aspen Plus
3. Technology of clean process and fluid physical property
• Inherent safety
• Clean process technology
• Heat-exchanger networks


1. Towler, G., Sinnott, R.K., 2012, Chemical Engineering Design, Second Edition: Principles, Practice and Economics of Plant and Process Design, 2nd Ed., Butterworth-Heinemann.
2. Peter, M.S., Timmerhaus, K.D., West, R., Peters, M., 2002, Plant Design and Economics for Chemical Engineers, 5th ed., New York: McGraw Hill.
3. Ulrich, G.D, 1984, A Guide to Chemical Engineering Process Design Economics, New York: John Wiley & Sons.
4. Sinnot, R.K., 1985, Coulson–Richardson’s Chemical Engineering volume 6: An Introduction to Chemical Engineering Design, Oxford: Pergamon Press.
5. Kern,D.Q., 1997, Process Heat Transfer, McGraw-Hill International
6. Brownell, L.E., dan Young, E.H., 1979, Process Equipment Design : Vessel Design, New York: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
7. Walas, S.M., 1988, Chemical Process Equipment: Selection Design, Butterwoth Series in Chemical Engineering.
8. Perry, R.H., and Green, D.W.,1997, Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, 7ed., New York: McGraw Hill.
9. Cussler, E.L.,dan Moggridge, G.D., 2001, Chemical Product Design, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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