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Advanced Chemical Operations

CPI 250W

Advanced Chemical Operations

CPI 250W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: CPI 230 with a grade of "C" or better.

Provides hands-on simulations that demonstrate mechanical and measurement principles involved in the operation and control of chemical processes. Includes student/team operation of a process simulator under normal operating conditions as well as the operations of tanks, pumps, valves, heat transfer equipment, steam traps, filters, and process instrumentation. (45-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate understanding of mechanical principles involved in operation and control of basic chemical processes utilizing the process simulator under normal operating conditions.

Objectives:

  • Operate tanks, pumps, motors, valves, heat transfer, steam traps, filters and process instruments on the process simulator.
  • Utilize mechanical principles to control the process simulator.

Demonstrate an understanding of measurement principles involved in operation and control of a chemical process utilizing the process simulator under normal operating conditions.

Objectives:

  • Utilize process control and measurement principles.
  • Operate and maintain chemical process simulator.
  • Utilize measurement principles to analyze process simulator data.

Demonstrate an understanding of the team approach to operation of a chemical process simulator.

Objectives:

  • Utilize a team approach while operating the simulator.
  • Incorporate quality principles into the team building concept.
  • Describe the importance of environmental health and safety concepts to the team approach.

Demonstrate an understanding of basic unit operations.

Objectives:

  • Apply basic unit operations concepts to simulated chemical process operations.
  • Utilize unit operations concepts to simulated chemical process operations.