Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH6331 : Process Plant Simulation {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Madhusree Kundu

Syllabus

First Principle modeling of various chemical engineering processes Simulation of steady state lumped systems, unsteady state lumped systems and dynamic simulation. Discrete time series models: Time series modeling (ARX, NRMAX, ARMA), System identification, Optimization: Optimization of process parameters applying traditional and non-traditional optimization techniques. Design of Heat exchanger network (HEN) and mass exchanger network (MEN).

Course Objectives

  1. To make the students proficient in Modelling and simulation of chemical processes on MATLAB and SIMULINK Platform.
  2. To make the students proficient in System identification and Time series modelling on MATLAB and SIMULINK Platform.
  3. To make the students proficient in Optimization of chemical processes using non-traditional optimization algorithms.
  4. To make the students proficient in Heat exchanger network (HEN) and mass exchanger network (MEN) design techniques as a tool of process intensification.

Course Outcomes

1. Students to understand the significance of Process Intensification and sustainable technical solution in the light of the course taught
2. Imparting requisite theoretical and computational background to the students about process intensification.
3. To make the students prepared for adapting and practicing the techniques and tools required for HEN and MEN design

Essential Reading

  1. B. Roffel, B. Betlem, Process Dynamics & Control: Modeling for control and prediction, John Wiley & Sons Ltd , 2006
  2. Seider, Warren D., Product and Process Design Principles: Synthesis, Analysis and Evaluation, John Wiley & Sons , 4th edition, 2016

Supplementary Reading

  1. W.L. Luybe, Process Modeling, Simulation And Control For Chemical Engineers, McGraw-Hill Education , 2nd edition 2014
  2. William L. Luyben, Distillation Design and Control Using Aspen Simulation, Wiley-Blackwell 2nd edition , 17 May 2013