Chemical Plant Design and Economics

Course Information
TitleΣχεδιασμός Χημικών Εγκαταστάσεων / Chemical Plant Design and Economics
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000852

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course846

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
On completing the course the students must be able to deal with: • open ended problems, i.e. problems that may have more than one acceptable solution, • combine data from various sources; • carry out a feasibility study; • write a technical report.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Main Financial Terms Depreciation Cost calculation Fixed Investment Estimation Operating Expenses Development of Design Criteria Investment Performance Criteria Degrees of Freedom Design Variables Optimization ASPENplus seminars
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment10
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
Progress reports: delivery of two progress reports feasibility study: delivery of a technical report
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Peters, M.S. Timmerhaus K.D. & West, R.E. Σχεδιασμός και οικονομική μελέτη εγκαταστάσεων για μηχανικούς 5η έκδοση Εκδ.Τζιόλας 2006.
Additional bibliography for study
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ullmann's Encylopedia of Industrial Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Speight, J.G. (2002) Chemical and Process Design Handbook, McGraw-Hill.
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