Chemical engineering practice 420

Module code CPR 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Design economics and process evaluation. Cost estimation and time-value of money. Control applications, choice of instrumentation and development of a plantwide control strategy. Development of PandID’s. Safety: Site plan and layout, area classification, hazard and operability analysis (HAZOP). Occupational Safety and Health Act, Engineering Profession of South Africa Act. Requirements to maintain continued competence and to keep abreast of up-to date tools and techniques. ECSA code of conduct, Continuing Professional Development, ECSA outcomes, ECSA process and reasons for registration as PrEng. Displays understanding of the system of professional development. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Displays judgment in decision making during problem solving and design. Limits decision making to area of current competence. Reason about and make judgment on ethical aspects in case study context. Discerns boundaries of competence in problem solving and design. Case studies typical of engineering practice situations in which the graduate is likely to participate.

Module credits 8.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites CLB 321, CPJ 421#
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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