Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course part A the student
1. can draw PI-diagrams, lay out and define utilities, emissions and waste of the plant
2. can define equipment specification and instructions
3. can apply out safety (HAZOP) analysis of the process
4. can calculate capital investment, operating cost, production cost, analyze profitability and financial planning and business model
5. can demonstrate team work, presentation, management and leadership skills in real plant design

Credits: 5

Schedule: 09.09.2020 - 01.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Pekka Oinas

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Pekka Oinas, Golam Sarwar

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Continuation of CHEM-E7170 Design Project part-A. Project work is done in same team of 5-6 students. The design project in part B is divided into three reports:
    1. PI diagram, equipment specifications, instructions, layout, laws, regulation and permits, methods of safety analysis (HAZOP), heat integration
    2. Cost estimations, capital cost, operating cost, profitability, time schedule, financing plan and business model
    3. Final report for investment decision

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Project-based learning, lectures and exercises, seminar presentations, group team work, meetings, and excursions

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures 4 h
    Exercises 4 h
    Project work 127 h
    Total: 135 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Oinas and Golam, Design project guide

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    CHEM-E7200 (partly)

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    CHEM-E7170 Design project in chemical engineering, Part A

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    4 Quality Education

    6 Clean Water and Sanitation

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action

    17 Partnerships for the Goals