Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers - Melbourne

Date From: 17 July 2017
Date To: 19 July 2017
Location: Australia
Description: Offers an introduction to some of the main subject areas involved in chemical engineering disciplines, and will broaden the technology base of participants with a view to promote improved communication with chemical engineers.
Event Type: IChemE Course
Venue: Melbourne, Australia
Organiser: IChemE
Contact Name: April Hinde
Contact Phone: +61 (0)3 9642 4494
Contact Email: austcourses@icheme.org

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Understanding the basic concepts of chemical engineering

This intense course is aimed at engineers and scientists working in the chemical and process industries, at government agencies who work in close collaboration with chemical engineers and companies who employ chemical and process engineers. It offers an introduction to some of the main subject areas involved in chemical engineering disciplines, and will broaden the technology base of participants with a view to promote improved communication with chemical engineers.

Course outline

 Day 1

  • overview and introduction to chemical engineering (including virtual plant tours)
  • material balances
  • phase behaviour

Day 2

  • phase behaviour continued
  • energy balances
  • process safety

Day 3

  • heat and mass transfer
  • fluid mechanics
  • separation processes
  • process control
  • reactor engineering
  • sustainable development

Who will benefit

  • mechanical engineers
  • production engineers
  • control engineers
  • civil engineers
  • chemists
  • human resource managers
  • department managers
  • environmental scientists

Fees   

IChemE member
AUD$2415 (inc GST)
Non-member
AUD$2940 (inc GST)

Discounts

Discounts are available to companies booking more than one place:

2 places - 5% discount
3 places - 10% discount
4 or more places - 15% discount

Multiple places must be booked at the same time to qualify.

Course presenter

Professor David Shallcross, FIChemE,  The University of Melbourne
David has an extensive expertise in teaching and training and is the editor of journal Education for Chemical Engineers, published by IChemE. David’s education research interests focus on the development of chemical engineering concept inventories. His recent work includes the study of water vapour in Martian atmosphere for use in the design of hydroponic systems for Mars.


Duration (for CPD recording purposes): up to 19 hours

If you are recording mandatory CPD you should refer to your own regulator's requirements as recognition of CPD hours may vary.
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IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).