CHE655: Design Problems for Chemical Engineering Practice

Academic Year 2020 - Summer

The 22 Class-24 students are divided into a total 6 teams.  Each team, consisting of either 3 or 4 students, is assigned a design project in which the objective is to produce a commercial chemical.

 

Course Syllabus & Design Groups

                        The CHE655 course syllabus here.

 

                        The CHE655 design teams and their student members here.

 

                        The Booklet on Design Project Report Writing

Timetable of Oral Presentations

Proposal Presentations – Wednesday July 29, 1:30 pm
Progress I Presentations – Thursday, August 13, 1:30 pm
Progress II Presentations – Thursday, August 27, 1:30 pm
Final Presentations – Thursday, September 10, 1:30 pm

List of the Six Design Projects (Downloadable)

Group 1: Design of an MTBE Production Process

Group 2: Design of a Diethyl-Ether Production Process

Group 3: Design of a Drying-Oil Production Process

Group 4: Design of an Ethylene-Oxide Production Process

Group 5: Design of a Dimethyl-Ether Production Process

Group 6: Design of a Maleic-Anhydride Production Process

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NOTE: Starting with Academic Year 2021, ChEPS no longer offers the summer school as part of its curriculum. Hence, ChEPS' academic year now starts in mid-August. As a result, the total number of credit hours in ChEPS has been reduced from 49 to 37.