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==Sensors and Actuators==
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==Design Basis==
# [[Control Systems| Control Systems:]] Measurement devices
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# Set design specifications
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# Preliminary site selection and market analysis
# [[PressureSensors| Pressure sensors]]
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# Block flow diagram
# [[LevelSensors| Level sensors]]
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# [[FlowSensors| Flow sensors]]
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# [[CompositionSensors| Composition sensors]]
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# [[pHandViscositySensors| pH and viscosity sensors]]
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# [[Miscellaneous Sensors| Miscellaneous sensors]]
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# [[ValveTypesSelection| Valves: ]] types, kinds, and selection
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==Process Flow Diagram==
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# Literature review
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# Process alternatives and technology options
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# Define the major unit operations
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# Process flow diagram
  
More information on sensors and actuators at [http://eweb.chemeng.ed.ac.uk/courses/control/restricted/course/second/course/outline4.html ECOSSE]
 
 
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==Process simulation==
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# Reactors
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# Separation processes
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# Heat Exchangers
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# Storage vessels
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# Other vessels
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# Pumps
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# HYSYS
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# Aspen Plus
  
==Modeling Case Studies==
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# [[Heated Surge Tank Model| Heated surge tank]] see also [http://eweb.chemeng.ed.ac.uk/courses/control/restricted/course/second/course/casestudy/index.html ECOSSE]
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==Economic analysis==
# [[Bacterial Chemostat Model| Bacterial chemostat]]
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# Estimation of capital
# [[CSTRHeatExchangeModel| ODE & Excel CSTR model w/ heat exchange]]
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# Estimation of production cost
More information on chemical process modeling in general at [http://eweb.chemeng.ed.ac.uk/courses/control/restricted/course/fourth/course/casestudy/index.html ECOSSE example 2]
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# Estimation of revenue
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# Profitability measures
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==Other process design considerations==
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# Safety analysis
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# Environmental concerns
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# Controls and P&ID
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# Sensitivity analysis
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# Process Optimization
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=Chemical Process Design Projects=
 
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== Mathematics for Control Systems ==
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== Example ==
  
# [[Dirac delta (impulse) function| Dirac delta (impulse) function (10/09)]]
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# Sugar Cane Ethanol Plant (2011)
# [[First-order differential equations| First-order differential equations (12/14/09)]]
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# Other examples
 
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==Glycerol to propylene glycol==
==MIMO Control==
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# Design 1
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# Design 2
# [[RGA| MIMO control using RGA]] see also [http://eweb.chemeng.ed.ac.uk/courses/control/restricted/course/advanced/module6.html#three ECOSSE]
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# Design 3
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# [[NN | Neural Networks for automatic model construction]]
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# [[In class example| Understanding MIMO Control Through Two Tanks Interaction]]
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==3-Hydroxypropionic acid to 1,3-propanediol==
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# Design 3
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==Succinic acid to 1,4-butanediol==
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Revision as of 20:00, 20 December 2013

Welcome to the Northwestern University Chemical Engineering 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 would like to suggest changes to these pages, please email you[at]northwestern.edu .


Northwestern University Chemical Process Design Open Text Book


Contents


Chemical Process Design Theory and Method

Design Basis

  1. Set design specifications
  2. Preliminary site selection and market analysis
  3. Block flow diagram

Process Flow Diagram

  1. Literature review
  2. Process alternatives and technology options
  3. Define the major unit operations
  4. Process flow diagram

Process simulation

  1. Reactors
  2. Separation processes
  3. Heat Exchangers
  4. Storage vessels
  5. Other vessels
  6. Pumps
  7. HYSYS
  8. Aspen Plus

Economic analysis

  1. Estimation of capital
  2. Estimation of production cost
  3. Estimation of revenue
  4. Profitability measures

Other process design considerations

  1. Safety analysis
  2. Environmental concerns
  3. Controls and P&ID
  4. Sensitivity analysis
  5. Process Optimization

Chemical Process Design Projects

Example

  1. Sugar Cane Ethanol Plant (2011)
  2. Other examples

Glycerol to propylene glycol

  1. Design 1
  2. Design 2
  3. Design 3

3-Hydroxypropionic acid to 1,3-propanediol

  1. Design 1
  2. Design 2
  3. Design 3

Succinic acid to 1,4-butanediol

  1. Design 1
  2. Design 2
  3. Design 3

Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software.

Getting started