Chemical Process Unit Design

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chemical Process Unit Design

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Chemical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1 - 2
  • Overview

    This course combines elements of chemical engineering process design covered in 2nd and 3rd year courses within a dedicated design project around a chemical process unit. Special focus is on the design of reactor and separation units and how they integrate within a process unit. The project entails 4 stages:
    - data collection, conceptual design, flowsheeting
    - reactor design
    - separation unit design
    - overall process analysis
    Each stage will be presented in an intermediate technical report, followed by a summary report.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.