CHE656: Process Analysis and Modeling I

Academic Year 2019 - Semester I

Instructor: Asst. Prof. Dr. Hong-ming Ku

The course is divided into 3 parts:

1. Computations and equation-solving with MATLAB

2. Basics of modeling

3. AIChE National Student Design Competition (NSDC) projects.

 

Course Syllabus & Design Projects

                        The CHE656 course syllabus here.

                        MATLAB Slides: One-Slide-per-Page, Two-Slides-per-Page, and Four-Slides-per-Page

 

                        The six CHE656 AIChE NSDC teams and their student members here.

 

                        The Booklet on Design Project Report Writing

Additional References for MATLAB:

1. A Guide to MATLAB for ChE Problem Solving by Prof. Kip Hauch. Download here.

2. Introduction to MATLAB by Prof. Robert Pinnick. Download here.

3. MATLAB Applications in Chemical Engineering by Prof. James A. Carnell. Download here.

Homework Assignments and Their Due Dates

                        The Exercise Problems here.

                       

                        Homework Set 1 (due - Aug ??): Download here (A+ Problems)

                        Homework Set 2 (due - Sept ??): #2, #3, #5, #10, #12, #14, and #15                    

                        Homework Set 3 (due - Sept ??): #16, #17, #18, #23, and #27            

                        Homework Set 4 (due - Oct ??): #29, #30, #33, #36, and #38                    

                        Homework Set 5 (due - Oct ??): #43, #45, #47, #48, and #50          

                        Homework Set 6 (due - Oct ??): #51, #54, #57, #59, #64, and #68           

Timetable of Oral Presentations

Proposal Presentations – Thursday September 12, 1:30 pm
Progress I Presentations – Thursday September 26, 1:30 pm
Progress II Presentations – Thursday October 10, 1:30 pm
Final Presentations – Thursday October 24, 1:30 pm

List of Three AIChE NSDC Projects (Downloadable)

Project 1: 2008 AIChE NSDC Problem - Coal to Methanol

 

Project 2: 2009 AIChE NSDC Problem - ABE Fermentation

Project 3: 2018 AIChE NSDC Problem - Production and Cost Analysis of Dimethyl Ether for Transportation

Special Lectures & Workshops on Process Simulation Using Aspen Plus

Dr. Hong-ming Ku's Exercise Problems on Process Simulation: Download a copy here.

 

Assigned Homework Problems:

On degree of freedom analysis and mass balance - #2, #6, and #7 (due date: Tuesday Aug 30)

On tear stream determination - #11, #12, and #13 (due date: Tuesday Sept 13)

On flowsheet convergence with multiple design-specs - #25 and #26 (due date: Tuesday Sept 27)

On flowsheet convergence with tear streams and/or design-specs - #45, #48, #49, and #50 (due date: ??)

In-class Tutorials (with Solutions):

Tutorial #1, Tutorial #2, and Tutorial #3

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