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Chemical Plant Commissioning

Location Leeds, UK

Date To be confirmed

Duration 1 day

Topic Contract and Project Management

CPD Hours 16

Price Available upon request

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 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.

Contact Phone +44 (0)113 343 2494/8104

Contact Email cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

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Mike Fairweather

Trainer

Mike Fairweather

University of Leeds

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