Applied Process Engineering Elements

202402decAll Day06Applied Process Engineering Elements

Course Details


• Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on process engineering and discuss the chemical & physical aspects as well as the processes and process variables used in applied process engineering
• Prepare PFDs and P&IDs in a professional manner
• Perform material/heat balance and fluid flow calculations
• Acquire knowledge with the various process development including process sketch, diagrams and unit operations
• Employ the application of fluid dynamics specifically its piping system design and flow systems and determine the different flow equipment used in process engineering
• Enumerate heat transfer components by explaining the elements of energy balances, heat exchangers, air coolers and fired heaters
• Develop an understanding on mass transfer attributes including distillation, tray performance & constraints, humification and refrigeration
• Identify the different types of chemical reactors and describe petroleum processing reactions including hydro treating, catalytic reforming & hydro cracking
• Discuss the process control applied in process engineering and identify the various construction materials as well as the method of selecting the materials to be used
• Carryout process risk analysis particularly the various evaluation methods and HAZOP study


Process Engineering Overview
• Chemical & Physical Principles
• Dimensions and Units, Processes and Process Variables, Process Data
• Representation and Analysis
• Basic Chemical Calculations
• Stoichiometry
• Properties of Matter

Process Development :-
• Process Sketch
• Block Diagram
• Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
• Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P & IDs)
• Other Diagrams
• Unit Operations
Fluid Dynamics :-
• Static Fluids, Fluid Flow
• Piping Systems Design
• Complex Flow Systems
• Miscellaneous Flow Systems
Flow Equipment :-
• Fluid Flow Equipment Drivers and Power Cycles
• Compressible Flow Piping – Safety and Control
• Pumps, Basic Concepts, Cavitation
• Compressors, Fans, Agitation & Mixing, Filtration
Heat Transfer :-
• Energy Balances
• Heat Exchangers Overview
• Heat Exchangers Design
• Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers (TEMA Type)
• Air Coolers , Fired Heaters
Mass Transfer :-
• Physical Behavior
• Pure Components
• Distillation
• Calculation Methods
• Trays Performance and Constrains
• Tray Efficiency
• Crude Unit Optimization
• Packing, Trays versus Packing Comparison
• Humification & Refrigeration

Chemical Reactors :-
• Petroleum Processing Reactions
• Kinetics
• Reactor Types

Process Control :-
• PID Controllers
• Feedback, Feed Forward and Cascade Controls
• DCS Advanced Control

Materials of Construction :-
• Selection Criteria
• Construction Materials
• Code & Standards to Avoid Catastrophes
• Material Selection (Ferrous Material, Non-Ferrous Material, others)
• Corrosion Considerations

Process Risk Analysis :-
• Risk Priority Matrix
• Evaluation Methods
• HAZOP Study

Who Should Attend ?

• This course provides an overview of the major elements of applied process engineering for process and project engineers as well as piping designers. The course will also be valuable as a refresher for experienced chemical engineers and those who are not familiar with some aspects of applied process engineering.


december 2 (Monday) - 6 (Friday)




Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized
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