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Start Date : 20 Oct,2024
End Date   : 24 Oct,2024
Duration    : 5 Days
Price          : $ 3,995 ( SAR 14,981.25 )



This course is intended for engineers from non-chemical backgrounds who want to improve the breadth and depth of their chemical engineering knowledge. This course focuses on the core building blocks of chemical engineering systems, equipment and economics. This course identifies the areas of chemical engineering that are most commonly encountered by the non-specialist with examples that will be drawn from a range of process industries including oil and gas processing, petrochemicals, chemical manufacturing. 


Course Objectives: 

  • Interpret flow sheets and process flow diagrams 

  • Develop and understand mass and energy balances in process design 

  • Learn about fluid flow, pumps and compressors, and mixing 

  • Discuss heat transfer equipment and their design, including heat exchangers 

  • Understand distillation and separations used in oil and gas processing 

  • Discuss waste treatment minimization and treatment 

  • Learn how to control processes 

  • Perform a basic economic analysis of a project 

  • Understand the safety and environmental responsibility of process engineering 



Course Content: 

1. Introduction 

  • Overview of the Chemical Processing Industry 


2. Review of Process Incidents 

  • Safety for the Processing Industry 


3. Fundamentals of Chemistry 

  • Description of a Hydrocarbon Molecule 

  • Types of Hydrocarbon Molecules 

  • Definition and Function of a Catalyst 


4. Introduction to Unit Operations Equipment 

  • Distillation 

  • Absorption 

  • Heat Exchange 

  • Reactors 

  • Pumps 

  • Compressors 

  • Furnaces 


5. Introduction to Fluid Flow and Mixing


6. Introduction to Process Control and Instrumentation


7. Introduction to the Energy and Material Balance


8. Introduction to Thermodynamics and Equilibrium


9. Introduction to Reaction Engineering 


10. Introduction to Separation and Mass Transfer Operations 

  • Distillation 

  • Adsorption 

  • Crystallization 

  • Filtration 

  • Membrane 


11. Process Operations and Troubleshooting 


12. Introduction to Unit Operations Economics    



Targeted Audience: 

This course has been designed for non-technical professionals assigned to positions in petroleum refineries, corporate offices, suppliers, and other interrelated companies. The content of the program is based upon the assumption that those in attendance do not have formal education in engineering and chemistry and do not work in highly technical environments. 

Attendance at this course will be beneficial to support personnel such as: 

  • Environmental professionals 

  • Accountants 

  • Business managers 

  • Administrative and legal staff 

  • Sales and marketing personnel 

  • Insurance representatives 

  • Personnel managers 

  • Financial professionals 

Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering

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