Course Catalog

Beaker to Barrel: Chemical Engineering for Chemists Online Short Course

Learn how to apply chemical engineering knowledge to further your bench-grade process and understand important chemical engineering principles including thermodynamics, material balance, reactor design, and more. This course will be useful for those who need to negotiate and interact with chemical engineers and who need to appraise the industrial feasibility of their newly conceived chemical process.

Course Details

Key Topics

  • Material balance, transport phenomenon, thermodynamics, and process control
  • Cost engineering
  • The chemical engineering design process

Information

Learn how to apply chemical engineering knowledge to further your bench-grade process and understand important chemical engineering principles including thermodynamics, material balance, reactor design, and more. This course will be useful for those who need to negotiate and interact with chemical engineers and who need to appraise the industrial feasibility of their newly conceived chemical process.

Check out our exciting introductory audio lecture for this course: Beakers to Barrels: The Essentials. This one hour lecture is available on demand for only $199!

Who Should Attend

Scientific professionals who wish to scale-up their bench process, build a pilot, and participate in designing a full-scale production line. This course will also be useful to those who need to negotiate and interact with chemical engineers and who need to appraise the industrial feasibility of their newly conceived chemical process.

Benefits

  • Learn how to apply chemical engineering knowledge to further your bench-grade process: design a pilot, and participate in the design of a full scale layout.
  • Understand important chemical engineering principles–including thermodynamics, material balance, reactor design, separation processes, heat exchangers, scale-up techniques, pilot design, and simulation.
  • Be able to appraise the feasibility of a newly formulated chemical process, estimate the cost of design, and construction of a pilot level as well as a full scale facility for your newly invented or modified chemical process.
  • Acquire knowledge to use in negotiations with chemical engineers, overseeing their design, and insuring maximum benefit from their services.
  • Know how to negotiate with chemical engineers, oversee their design, and get the maximum benefit from their services

Agenda

Theory

  • Material balance
  • Transport phenomenon
  • Thermodynamics
  • Process control
  • Cost engineering

Conceptual cost estimation

  • VRM (Validity Resolution Methodology)
  • KRM (Knowledge Realization Methodology)
  • BiPSA (Binary Polling Scenario Analysis)

Practice

  • Getting materials together
  • Reactor-mixer design
  • Separating materials from each other
  • Solid state separations
  • Liquid state separations
  • Distillation
  • Gaseous state separations
  • Multi-phase separation

Changing appearance of materials

  • Evaporation/sublimation
  • Crystallization/solidification
  • Storing materials
  • Transporting Materials
  • The chemical engineering design process
  • Chemical engineering activity range

Course Locations

Date

October 20 - November 17, 2017

This course will meet for 5 online sessions of 90 minutes each from 11:30 – 1:00 pm on the following dates:
Fridays

October 20
October 27
November 3
November 10
November 17

Attendance at scheduled class times is NOT required. Registered participants can attend the course by viewing session recordings.

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Venue

Online

Online

Each person attending must register individually for this course

The course fee includes a electronic access to the course materials.

Four for three! Register four people for one course, one person for four courses, or any combination in between, and the fifth registration is free! This offer can only be used in conjunction with online registrations and cannot be combined with any other offer. All courses must be completed in the same calendar year. All four registrations must be received by our offices on the same day. Note: This discount is only available if you register by fax, mail or phone and mention this discount.


Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Standard $895 per person $1,095 per person

System Requirements
You need a high-speed connection to the Internet and an up-to-date
version of your web browser. The audio portion of the live session
will be provided via VOIP and US toll-free conference call. VOIP is
dependent on the quality and speed of your internet connection so
a high-speed connection is strongly recommended. Those choosing to
use VOIP should also have a headset or microphone in order to
interact with the instructor. If not, we recommend you choose
the telephone option, or contact us
to purchase a headset for $5.

About the Instructor

  • Gideon Samid

    is a chemical and a nuclear engineer with broad experience (NASA, Exxon, DoD) specializing in the bench-to-production process, estimating the effort to achieve an R&D objective, and mathematical engineering applications. Dr. Samid earned his degrees at the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, holds some patents, and published a critically acclaimed book: “Computer Organized Cost Engineering.”