Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH4121 : Introduction to Process Equipment Design {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Dr. Biswajit Saha


Material of Construction and lining of vessels. Design of storage tank, pressure vessel and
vessel supports. Flanges and Nozzles. Design of Heat exchange Equipments such as shell and
tube heat exchanger, double pipe heat exchanger and evaporator. Design of separation
equipments such as packed column and distillation column. Design of Dryer, Pipelines.

Course Objectives

  1. To help the students to design different chemical process equipments

Course Outcomes

Develop basic knowledge on equipment designing

Essential Reading

  1. R. K. Sinnott, Chemical Engineering Design, Elsevier , 2009
  2. W.L. Luyben, Distillation Design and Control Using Aspen Simulation, Wiley- Blackwel , 2013

Supplementary Reading

  1. S.D. Dawande, Process Design of Equipments, Denett & Co. , 2000
  2. A.K. Jana, Chemical Process Modelling and Computer Simulation, Prentice Hall India Learning Private Limited , 2011