University of Calgary

ENCH 510 - Chemical Process Design and Simulation - Fall 2023

Process selection and synthesis; use and recognition of the limitations of process simulation software; block diagrams, process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams; shortcut methods for sizing process equipment; optimizing the design of distillation columns, reactors, etc., via steady-state simulation; economic design trade-offs between plant reaction and separation sections; plantwide process control; safety and hazard assessments; completion of open ended design projects.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-2)


  • Chemical Engineering 405, 421, 423, 429 and admission to the Chemical Engineering program.


  • Chemical Engineering 511 or Petroleum Engineering 511.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2024.
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