Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x one hour lecture + 1 x three hour workshop + 1 x three hours of laboratory work per week |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Students must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject: |
Study Period Commencement:
|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. |
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|Subject Overview:||Students completing this subject will develop experience in critical thinking by tackling ill-defined engineering tasks as well as organising and prioritising tasks to meet deadlines. Their analytical and written communication skills will be enhanced. They will gain an appreciation of the tools and resources used in the design of process plants. Their understanding of issues relating to project management and plant safety will be deepened. |
Content: Practise in conducting chemical plant feasibility and design studies through a series of assignments in the following areas: process plant economic analysis, sensitivity of economics to external influences, consideration of political, environmental and other effects on project viability. Integrated process design of chemical plants including the necessary documentation and the consideration of control strategy for safe operation. Discussion of the various tools and resources available for design of chemical processes, and critical analysis of information sources. Issues relating to project and safety management.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Eleven variously weighted written assignments spread across the semester; some are completed within the subject's weekly 3-hour class sessions.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) |
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and 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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