Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 x one hour lectures + 1 x two hour problem based workshop per week + 2 x 3 hours of clinical laboratory work per semester |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Students should have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject: |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
January, Semester 2
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Shallcross, Dr Gabriel Da Silva
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This subject extends chemical engineering flowsheet calculations to include energy balances. The concept of conservation of energy is developed as the basis for determining energy flows in and around chemical processing systems, evaluation of enthalpy changes with and without phase change, simplified energy balances for batch, steady-state and adiabatic systems, estimation of heats of reaction, combustion, solution and dilution, energy balances in reacting systems, simultaneous material and energy balances. Performing computer-aided balances in the chemical engineering software package HYSYS is covered, as well as the use of Microsoft Excel in engineering calculations. Students are also taught concepts in process safety, with an emphasis on calculations related to fires and explosions. The subject will include exercises in process optimisation and the solution of ill-defined process problems.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to |
|Prescribed Texts:||Shallcross D.C., “Physical Property Data Book for Engineers and Scientists”|
|Recommended Texts:||Felder, R.M., Rousseau, R.W., “Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes”|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (new degree only).|
Bachelor of Science |
B-ENG Chemical Engineering stream |
B-ENG Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering stream
Master of Engineering (Biomolecular)
Master of Engineering (Chemical)
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