Academic Catalog

CHME417 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN I

Course Code: 3670417
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Chemical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. AYKUT ARGNL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3670305 | 3670312 | 3670325
Set 2: 3670305 | 3670312 | 3670326
Set 3: 3670312 | 3670325 | 3670326
Set 4: 3670305 | 3670325 | 3670326
Set 5: 3670325 | 3670326 | 5630305
One of the sets above should be completed before taking CHME417 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN I .

Course Content

Application of chemical engineering principles and methods of chemical process synthesis, simulation and economics on open ended process design problems. Market and Process surveys in relation to feasibility analysis. Site selection, capital investment and production cost analysis. Use of computer programming and/or design packages in iterative decision making and optimization. Emphasis on process safety and ethical issues.