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Processes simulation and analysis

Objectives



At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts) :
- the basics of chemical engineering simulation tools at various scales
- life-cycle analysis and carbon balance
- the basics of multidimensional analysis
The student will be able to:
- select the appropriate simulation tool with respect to the scale of investigation
- use their knowledge to analyse the results of a commercial simulation tool
- simulate industrial processes in steady state
- perform the Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of an existing process, interpret the results
- use the FLUENT software to simulate single phase flows
- use the PROSIM Plus software to simulate general steady state processes
- use the UMBERTO software to perform a global analysis of a process within its environment.
- gather knowledge from various fields to choose the modelling approach, perform the set-up of the simulation and analyse the results
- perform an optimisation study with PROSIM
- set up simulations of unsteady-state processes with PROSIM Batch and FLUENT

Needed prerequisite


Modelling and numerical solution for fluid mechanics.
Thermodynamics.
Basic concepts for OPU.
Technology and design of OPU.
Hydraulic and dispersed systems.
Transport and reactions in fluids.

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...