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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Glycerol to Propylene Glycol'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Design projects 2014'''
* [[Design G1]] (2014)
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* [[Design G1 | Glycerol to Propylene Glycol 1]]
* [[Design G2]] (2014)
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* [[Design G2 | Glycerol to Propylene Glycol 2]]
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* [[Design S1 | Succinic Acid to 1,4-Butanediol 1]]
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* [[Design S2 | Succinic Acid to 1,4-Butanediol 2]]
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Succinic Acid to 1,4-Butanediol'''
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Design projects 2015'''
* [[Design S1]] (2014)
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* [[Dehydration of ethanol to Ethylene (B1)]]
* [[Design S2]] (2014)
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* [[Biomass to Ethylene (B2)]]
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* [[Ethane to Ethylene (G1)]]
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* [[Shale gas to Ethylene (G2)]]
&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Dehydration of ethanol to Ethylene'''
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* [[Natural Gas to Hydrogen (H)]]
* [[Design B1]] (2015)
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* [[Design B2]] (2015)
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Ethane to Ethylene'''
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* [[Design SG1]] (2015)
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* [[Design SG2]] (2015)
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&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Hydrogen Student Design Contest'''
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;'''Hydrogen Student Design Contest'''
 
* [[Drop-in Hydrogen Fueling (2014)]]
 
* [[Drop-in Hydrogen Fueling (2014)]]
* [[Hydrogen from Natural Gas-1 (2015)]]
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* [[DOE Hydrogen team (2015)]]
* [[Hydrogen from Natural Gas-2 (2015)]]
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Revision as of 14:57, 24 February 2015

Welcome to the Northwestern University Chemical Process Design Open Textbook.
This electronic textbook is a student-contributed open-source text covering the materials used in our chemical engineering capstone design courses at Northwestern.
If you have any comments or suggestions on this open textbook, please contact Professor Fengqi You.




Northwestern University Chemical Process Design Open Textbook


  Chemical Process Design Theory and Method

  Design Basis

  1. Define product and feed
  2. Preliminary market analysis and plant capacity
  3. Site condition and design
  4. Block flow diagram



  Process Flowsheet

  1. Process flow diagram
  2. Process alternatives and flowsheeting
  3. Reactors
  4. Separation processes
  5. Process hydraulics
  6. Heat transfer equipment: Heat exchangers, boilers, condensers, heaters and coolers
  7. Pinch analysis
  8. Utility systems
  9. Pressure vessels



  Process Simulation

  1. Property package
  2. Mixer and Splitter
  3. Separator
  4. Heat exchanger
  5. Column
  6. Reactor
  7. Pressure changer
  8. Solids-involved equipment



  Process Economics

  1. Equipment sizing
  2. Estimation of capital
  3. Estimation of production cost and revenue
  4. Engineering economic analysis
  5. Sensitivity analysis and design optimization



  Other Process Design Considerations

  1. Materials of construction
  2. Process safety
  3. Process hazards
  4. Environmental concerns
  5. Process controls



  Chemical Process Design Projects

  Design projects 2014



  Design projects 2015



  Hydrogen Student Design Contest



Acknowledgement

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