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.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Main Financial Terms
Fixed Investment Estimation
Development of Design Criteria
Investment Performance Criteria
Degrees of Freedom
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.