Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10764/2011 - 30/08/2011

12 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 TP + 16,0 S + 30,0 OT


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Provide the ability to draw up and interpret industrial process projects. Contact with industrial environment in case of stage.

Project Design Charts.
Internal and outside restrictions for a project.
Freedom degree and optimization processes in a project development. Bibliographic research and their reliability.
Fluid mechanics and unit operation (revision).
Building materials and equipments.
Nomenclature rules. Flow sheets.
Cost and investment evaluation.
Project control operations.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment and final project (public presentation).

- Coulson, J. e Richardson, J. (1989). Tecnologia Química-Introdução ao Projecto em Engª Química. (Vol. 6). Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Riggs, J. e Himmelblan, D. (2014). Engenharia Química-Princípios e Cálculos. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Guanabara/Gen
- Towler, G. e Sinnott, R. (2013). Chemical Engineering Design – Principles, Practice and Economics of Plant and Process Design. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
- Duncan, T. e Reimer, J. (2019). Chemical Engineering Design and Analysis - An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Method of interaction
Lectures and supervised assignments.

Software used in class