CNG533 - Chemical Eng. Fluid Transfer and Heat Transfer

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Subject Title
Chemical Eng. Fluid Transfer and Heat Transfer

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to the fundamentals of chemical engineering processes, control systems, quality assurance/quality control, and industrial safety.  Topics covered include process design and diagramming, feedforward and feedback control systems, sensors and control devices, and risk analysis.  The student will become familiar with concepts such process flow diagrams, piping and instrumentation diagrams, control philosophy, control charting, risk assessment, and hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies.

Credit Status
One credit towards the Chemical Engineering Technology (CHY) Advanced Diploma.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Learning Outcomes: Classroom
Upon completion of the classroom sessions, learners will be able to:
Draw process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams to illustrate the control strategy in chemical processes.

Classify process control strategies as applied to various chemical engineering processes.

Differentiate typical industrial sensors and control equipment to select the optimal technology for a given application.

Develop process control charts to assess the control status of one or more variables.

Identify and develop mitigation strategies for risks encountered during chemical plant design and operation.

Compare common safety and quality programs to discuss their effects on industrial practices.
Learning Outcomes: Laboratory
Upon completion of the laboratory sessions, learners will be able to:
Construct a process flow diagram (PFD) piping & instrumentation diagram (P&ID) to guide the operation of a pilot-scale chemical plant.

Select materials and instruments to build the pilot plant according to specific performance requirements.
Construct common pipe joints to convey fluids without leaks.
Calibrate instruments to ensure accurate measurement of flowrate, heat flow, temperature, and pressure.

Analyze accumulation and decay of a chemical’s concentration under a range of pilot plant operating conditions.

Develop and implement a process control strategy to maintain consistent product quality.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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