Credits: 5

Schedule: 28.10.2019 - 12.12.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ville Alopaeus

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student
*Understands the process dynamics and nonlinearities of typical chemical processes and coupling between physical phenomena
*Can model chemical processes and carry out model based analysis
*Can solve mechanistic process models using appropriate numerical techniques

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Dynamical process modeling with material and energy balances
Effect of rate models (mass and heat transfer, reaction rates) on modeling
Specific topics in mass transfer: multicomponent mass transfer, non-conventional driving forces, population balances
Numerical methods to solve typical mechanistic models in chemical engineering including algebraic, ordinary and partial differential equations. Reactor and unsteady heat transfer modeling examples.
Implementation of the models and numerical methods using Matlab/Simulink
Homework assignment: Numeric Solving of differential equations; first principle modelling of process units

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exercises at computer class
Home assignments
Independent study and exam

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 16 h
Exercises 40 h
Home assignments 30 h
Pre-exam 15 h
Other independent study 33 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture notes, excercise material, hand-outs

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

KE-42.4520 Process Modelling - methods and tools L (5 cr) or KE-90.3100 Process Modelling and Simulation (6 cr)

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 - 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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