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CHE430: Chemical Plant Design Resources

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Recommended Resources for 2021/22 Projects

Group Cohort Project Title for Resource Page Industry  Video Title &  Links
G1 1 Brickworks Ciderhouse Expansion Food and Beverage
Take a Tour of the Wilson's Cider Barn
The Beaver Valley Cidery’s Cider Making Process
Bacchus Canning Line
G2 1 mRNA #1: Production of DNA Plasmids Health/Vaccine Manufacturing DNA Transcription (Basic) 
G3 1 mRNA #2: Linearization of DNA Ring Plasmids Health/Vaccine Manufacturing Transcription and Translation: from DNA to Protein
G4  1 mRNA #3: Transcription of DNA into mRNA Health/Vaccine Manufacturing  
G5 1 Urea Dewatering Plant Design Petrochemicals  
G6 1 Waste Water Treatment Plant Design for Oil Recovery Oil & Gas/Environment How Do Wastewater Treatment Plants Work? 
G7 1 Merryl-Crowe Deaeration Plant Design Natural Resources/Hydrometallurgy
How to Refine Precious Metals - Hydrometallurgy: Part 1- Leaching
How to Refine Precious Metals- Hydrometallurgy: Part 2 Concentration and Purification
How to Refine Precious Metals - Precipitation: Hydrometallurgy Part 3
How to Refine Precious Metals - Electrolysis: Hydrometallurgy Part 4
A Modern Day Gold Mine
         
G10 2 Manufacturing of Biobased Diisocyanates for Polyurethanes Specialty/Green Chemicals  
G11 2 Manufacturing of Bio-based Plasticizer Specialty/Green Chemicals  
G12 2 Polymer Finishing Plant Design Oil & Gas/Environment  
G13 2 Downsizing and Modernization of Millstreet Brewing Company Food and Beverage  
G14 2 Cyanide Destruction (Tailings Detoxification) Plant Design Natural Resources/Hydrometallurgy
How to Refine Precious Metals - Hydrometallurgy: Part 1- Leaching
How to Refine Precious Metals- Hydrometallurgy: Part 2 Concentration and Purification
How to Refine Precious Metals - Precipitation: Hydrometallurgy Part 3
How to Refine Precious Metals - Electrolysis: Hydrometallurgy Part 4
A Modern Day Gold Mine
G15 1 Cyanide and Copper Recovery (SART Process) Natural Resources/ 
Hydrometallurgy
 
G16 1 Influenza Adjuvant Bulk Concentrate Pharma  
G17 2 Incinerator design for WWTP sludge and emissions control Environment  
G18 2 Biowaste Inactivation and Neutralization Pharma / Environment  

 

Supplementary resources on specific topics

CAPEX and Financial Analysis:

 

  1. Matches Process Equipment Cost Estimates:  https://www.matche.com/equipcost/Default.html
  2. CAPCOST 2017: https://richardturton.faculty.wvu.edu/publications/analysis-synthesis-and-design-of-chemical-processes-5th-edition
  3. Cash Flow Analysis: CAPCOST 2017: , https://richardturton.faculty.wvu.edu/publications/analysis-synthesis-and-design-of-chemical-processes-5th-edition
  4. AACE's 18R-97 Cost Estimate Classification System – As Applied in Engineering, Procurement, and Construction for the Process Industries

 

Green Chemistry and Green Engineering:

 

  1. Mannan, Sam. (2012). Lees’ Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Volumes 1-3 - Hazard Identification, Assessment and Control (4th Edition) - 40.2.2 The Twelve Principles of Green Engineering. Elsevier. Retrieved from https://app.knovel.com/hotlink/pdf/id:kt00BFHFV4/lees-loss-prevention/lees-loss--twelve-principles
  2. Allen, D. T., & Shonnard, D. (2002). Green engineering: Environmentally conscious design of chemical processes. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR. http://go.utlib.ca/cat/4589023
  3. American Chemical Society (ACS): 12 Principles of Green Chemistry 

 Process Intensification and Reducing Footprint:

 

  1. Reay, David Ramshaw, Colin Harvey, Adam. (2008). Process Intensification - Engineering for Efficiency, Sustainability and Flexibility. Elsevier. Retrieved from https://app.knovel.com/hotlink/toc/id:kpPIEESF0P/process-intensification/process-intensification
  2. Klemeš, Jiří Jaromír Varbanov, Petar Sabev Wan Alwi, Sharifah Rafidah Manan, Zainuddin Abdul. (2014). Process Integration and Intensification - Saving Energy, Water and Resources - 1.1 Process Intensification. De Gruyter. Retrieved from https://app.knovel.com/hotlink/pdf/id:kt010RDFRA/process-integration-intensification/process-intensification
 Process Design Basis:

 

  1. Pavone, A. (2006). How to prepare a process design basis. Chemical Engineering, 113(6), 48-53. 

Useful websites

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Chemical / physical properties (ebooks)
Health and safety

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Process Simulation Software and Tutorials

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