Chemical Plant Commissioning

Date From: tbc
Location: United Kingdom
Description: Covers the planning and managerial aspects of major plants, and the start-up of small plants, with an emphasis on the technical problems and dealing with the documentation associated with commissioning.
Event Type: IChemE Accredited Training Course
Venue: Leeds, UK
Organiser: University of Leeds, UK
Contact Name: CPD Unit, Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds
Contact Phone: +44 (0) 113 343 2494/8104

Register your interest at cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

Overview

Deals with the commissioning and start-up of process plants, both large and small. Many different aspects are covered including the planning and managerial aspects of major plants, and the start-up of small plants, with an empahsis on the technical problems, and dealing with the documentation associated with commissioning. Lecture materials are delivered by a number of specialists in the field, all of whom have been associated with the start-ups themselves. There is a substantial emphasis on tutorial exercies in both commissioning and pre-commissioning.

Learning outcomes

  • introduction to plant commissioning
  • introduction to pre-commissioning
  • planning: where to begin and end
  • risk-based commissioning and start-up
  • quality assurance and coping with the paperwork
  • commissioning instruments
  • diagnosing causes of mal-operation
  • commissioning process control systems
  • safety in commissioning
  • environmental aspects of commissioning
  • COMAH and commissioning

Course programme outline

Day 1

  • introduction to plant commissioning
  • the commissioning experience
  • introduction to pre-commissioning and tutorial exercise
  • discussion on tutorial exercise
  • start to finish: know where to begin and end your planning
  • planning tutorial exercise

Day 2

  • risk based commissioning and start-up
  • commissioning tutorial exercise
  • quality assurance and coping with the paperwork
  • commissioning instruments
  • tutorial in diagnosing causes of mal-operation
  • commissioning process control systems

Day 3

  • safety in commissioning
  • an Introduction to IPPC
  • IPPC and environmental aspects of commissioning
  • COMAH and commissioning

Who will benefit

  • graduate process engineers about to take on their first major commissioning responsibility
  • process engineers who want to strengthen their knowledge in commissioning in order to commission a new plant

Fees

Available on request

Course director

Professor Mike Fairweather, University of Leeds


Duration for CPD recording purposes: up to 16 hours.

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