166.180 Basic Engineering - Process Analysis
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • understand and apply the basics of process analysis
  • calculate material and energy balances,
  • set up the calculation of #DOF (degrees of freedom) of complex balances, understand the relevance in process simulation e
  • apply energy integration concepts and the optimization of heat exchanger networks (PINCH - Technology)

Subject of course

Basics of process analysis; material and energy balances (principle of conservation) for the unit operation level and process level; definitions of important terms; schematic diagrams in chemical engineering. Balances for steady state systems with and without reaction; implementation of recycle and bypass; balances for transient systems; energy integration, optimization of heat exchanger networks (PINCH - Technology), basic discussion of Linnhoff metjhod, enthalpy flow/temperature diagrams.

Teaching methods

Course as a distance learning event - Introduction to process analysis, calculation exercises, short software demos

Mode of examination




Course dates

Wed09:00 - 12:0012.10.2022Seminarraum 363 Lecture
Wed09:00 - 12:0012.10.2022Seminarraum 363 Kick-Off / Pre-Meeting

Examination modalities

Online exam - Oral exam / alternatively written exam / alternatively short jourfixe presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
21.09.2022 00:00 26.01.2023 23:59 27.01.2023 23:59



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