Process Design Decisions and Project Economics


Lecture 1 - General Introduction to the Course and Syllabus


Lecture 2 - Hierarchical Approach to Process Design - I


Lecture 3 - Hierarchical Approach to Process Design - Examples


Lecture 4 - Input Information and Design Aspects of Batch vs. Continuous Process


Lecture 5 - Input / Output Structure of Flowsheet - Part I


Lecture 6 - Input / Output Structure of Flowsheet - Part II


Lecture 7 - Input / Output Structure of Flowsheet - Part III and Recycle Structure of Flowsheet - Part I


Lecture 8 - Recycle Structure of Flowsheet - Part II


Lecture 9 - Recycle Structure of Flowsheet - Part III


Lecture 10 - Recycle Structure of Flowsheet - Part IV and Tutorial - Part I


Lecture 11 - Tutorial - Part II


Lecture 12 - Tutorial - Part III


Lecture 13 - Algorithm and Basic Principles of Reactor Design


Lecture 14 - Reactor Non-ideality, Residence Time Distribution (RTD) and Types of Chemical Reactions & Catalysts


Lecture 15 - Types of Reactors and Selection Criteria


Lecture 16 - Tutorial on Reactor Design and Cost Estimation


Lecture 17 - General Introduction (Types of Separation Processes and Criteria for Selection of the Processes)


Lecture 18 - Guidelines for Design of Separation Systems


Lecture 19 - Design of Distillation Columns - Part I (Sequencing of Columns, Energy Integration / Thermal Coupling of the Columns)


Lecture 20 - Design of Distillation Columns - Part II (Plate and Packed Towers, Number of Plates, Diameter and Height of the Column)


Lecture 21 - Tutorial - Part I (Design of Absorption Column)


Lecture 22 - Tutorial - Part II (Design of Distillation Column)


Lecture 23 - Concepts and Basic Principles of Energy (or Heat) Integration - Part 1 (Composite Curves and ?Tmin)


Lecture 24 - Concepts and Basic Principles of Heat Integration - Part 2 (Problem Table Algorithm and Identification of Energy Targets)


Lecture 25 - Identification of Area and Cost Targets


Lecture 26 - Pinch Technology for Heat Exchanger Network Design


Lecture 27 - Tutorial - I (Composite Curves, Problem Table Algorithm and Enthalpy Intervals)


Lecture 28 - Tutorial - II (Heat Exchanger Network Synthesis Using Pinch Technology)


Lecture 29 - Selection of Process, Design of Flowsheet and Materials Balance


Lecture 30 - Energy Balance, Process Alternatives and Design of the Absorber


Lecture 31 - Rules of Thumb & Their Limitations and Tutorial


Lecture 32 - General Concepts & Principles and Cost Allocation Procedure


Lecture 33 - Lumped Cost Diagram and Cost Allocation Diagram (Case Study of Hydro-dealkylation Process)


Lecture 34 - Assessment of Process Alternatives with Cost Allocation Diagram (Case Study of Hydrodealkylation Process)


Lecture 35 - Tutorial on Lumped Cost Diagram and Cost Allocation Diagram


Lecture 36 - Introduction to Chemical Projects and Their Economic Aspects


Lecture 37 - Selection of the Process and Project Site - Part I


Lecture 38 - Selection of the Process and Project Site - Part II


Lecture 39 - Project Cost Estimation - Part I


Lecture 40 - Project Cost Estimation - Part II


Lecture 41 - Simplified Cost Model and Depreciation


Lecture 42 - Time Value of Money


Lecture 43 - Measures of Profitability and Project Evaluation - Part I


Lecture 44 - Measures of Profitability and Project Evaluation - Part II


Lecture 45 - Tutorial on Project Economics - Part I


Lecture 46 - Tutorial on Project Economics - Part II