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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Process Design - AM105016
Title: Process Design
Guaranteed by: Department of Inorganic Technology (105)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:5
E-Credits: summer s.:5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: 35 / 35 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Fíla Vlastimil doc. Dr. Ing.
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (23.02.2018)
The lectures are focused on tutorial of methodology of process design and development. During the exercises the students apply the universal simulation program Aspen Plus in development of simulation model of specific technology and design of apparatus.
Aim of the course
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Students will be able to:

• define the suitable apparatuses and unit operations needed for industrial process implementation

• define the key parameters of apparatuses, necessary for optimal functionality of process

• apply the Aspen Plus software in simulation of chemical technologies

Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (23.02.2018)

R: R.Smith: Chemical Process: Design and Integration, John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2005, ISBN 9780471486817.

A: McCabe, W. L , Smith, J. C., Harriott, P.: Unit operations of chemical engineering, Boston : McGraw-Hill, 2005, ISBN 007-124710-6

Learning resources
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Process equipment product brochures (distributed by lecturer).

Requirements to the exam
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Attendance at lectures and exercises.

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1. On the process view of chemical production, know-how.

2. Selection of reactions‘ pathway, economical criterions, environmental protection.

3. Technological schema, mass and energy balance.

4. Application of design software.

5. Chemical reactors, membrane reactors and their models.

6. Pumps - characteristics and examples of selection.

7. Compression devices - characteristics, exhausters.

8. Filtration of suspensions, characteristics of filters and filtration membranes.

9. Energy exchange - heat exchangers and their characteristics.

10. Simulation of heat exchangers, design of optimal exchanger.

11. Rectification and pervaporation - the fundamentals, characteristics of columns.

12. Simulation of rectification and pervaporation.

13. Process control the regulation cycle, characteristics of regulators.

14. Examples of complex design of a concrete process.

Course completion requirements
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (23.02.2018)

The evaluation is based on the results of written exam, solution of homework and activity during lectures and exercises.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1.5 42
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
5 / 5 140 / 140