CME3009 : Plant Design BEng (Inactive)
- Inactive for Year: 2011/12
- Module Leader(s): Dr Jonathan Lee
- Owning School: Chemical Eng & Advanced Materials
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||5|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||35|
The detailed design of a chemical process requires a combination of many of the core skills acquired over the three years of a degree programme. It represents a unique exercise in which students can apply and test their knowledge of process selection, conceptual design, equipment design, process safety and sustainability and economic analysis as part of a team exercise.
It is a requirement for membership of the Institute of Chemical Engineers that all graduates successfully complete a design project.
Detailed design within the chemical and material processing industries requires a combination of many of the core skills acquired during the first years of a degree programme. It represents a unique exercise in which students can apply and test their knowledge of process selection, conceptual design, equipment design, process safety, sustainability and economic analysis as part of a team. At the end of the project students will have translated a business, safety or environmental need into a design solution.
Outline Of Syllabus
Design, as part of a small team, a process plant to achieve a specified output using a prescribed process.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||12||1:00||12:00||Tutorials|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||6||1:00||6:00||Seminars|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||1||8:00||8:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||374:00||374:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The large private study element in this module reflects the fact that the development of a design comes from many hours spent investigating design options either privately or as part of the design group. The tutorial time is spent with design supervisors receiving answers to specific questions and feedback on reports that have been submitted.
Fieldwork allows students to visit and learn from real industrial processes.
Seminars provide an opportunity to interact with visiting specialists.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Presentation||2||M||10||Milestone IV. Presentation by the whole group lasting 25 mins followed by 10 mins of questions from a panel of industrialists.|
|Other||1||M||20||Milestone I. Group report 20 sides of A4 (300 words per page) & appendices. Interview with design project supervisor.|
|Other||1||M||30||Milestone II. Individual report 15 sides of A4 (300 words per page) & appendices.|
|Other||2||M||40||Milestone III. Group report 60 sides of A4 (300 words per page) & appendices. Individual report 6 sides of A4 (300 words per page)|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The assessment is a summative appraisal of a student’s understanding of chemical engineering and ability to apply knowledge and skills to design a plant using a prescribed process.