Aug 15, 2022  
2017-2018 
    
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CPI 250W - Advanced Chemical Operations

Credits: 4
Provides hands-on simulations that demonstrate mechanical and measurement principles involved in the operation and control of chemical processes. Includes student/team operation of a process simulator under normal operating conditions as well as the operations of tanks, pumps, valves, heat transfer equipment, steam traps, filters, and process instrumentation.

Prerequisite(s): CPI 230  with a grade of “C” or better
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 30
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate understanding of mechanical principles involved in operation and control of basic chemical processes utilizing the process simulator under normal operating conditions.
    1. Operate tanks, pumps, motors, valves, heat transfer, steam traps, filters and process instruments on the process simulator.
    2. Utilize mechanical principles to control the process simulator.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of measurement principles involved in operation and control of a chemical process utilizing the process simulator under normal operating conditions.
    1. Utilize process control and measurement principles.
    2. Operate and maintain chemical process simulator.
    3. Utilize measurement principles to analyze process simulator data.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the team approach to operation of a chemical process simulator.
    1. Utilize a team approach while operating the simulator.
    2. Incorporate quality principles into the team building concept.
    3. Describe the importance of environmental health and safety concepts to the team approach.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of basic unit operations.
    1. Apply basic unit operations concepts to simulated chemical process operations.
    2. Utilize unit operations concepts to simulated chemical process operations.



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