Process Integration

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Introduction to process Intensification and Process Integration(PI) – Areas of application and techniques available for PI, onion diagram – Pinch Technology-an overview:Introduction, Basic concepts, How it is different from energy auditing, Roles of thermodynamic laws, problems addressed by Pinch Technology – Key steps of Pinch Technology:Concept of ΔTmin , Data Extraction, Targeting, Designing, Optimization-Supertargeting – Basic Elements of Pinch Technology:Grid Diagram, Composite curve, Problem Table Algorithm, Grand Composite Curve – Targeting of Heat Exchanger Network:Energy Targeting, Area Targeting, Number of units targeting, Shell Targeting and Cost targeting – Designing of HEN:Pinch Design Methods, Heuristic rules, stream splitting, design of maximum energy recovery(MER) – Use of multiple utilities and concept of utility pinches, Design for multiple utilities pinches, Concept of threshold problems and design strategy – Network evolution and evaluation-identification of loops and paths, loop breaking and path relaxation.

Design tools to achieve targets, Driving force plot, remaining problem analysis, diverse pinch concepts, MCp ratio heuristics – Targeting and designing of HENs with different ΔTmin values, Variation of cost of utility, fixed cost, TAC, number of shells and total area with ΔTmin Capital-Energy trade-offs – Process modifications-Plus/Minus principles, Heat Engines and appropriate placement of heat engines relative to pinch – Heat pumps, Appropriate placement of heat pumps relative to pinch – Steam Rankin Cycle design, Gas turbine cycle design, Integration of Steam and Gas turbine with process – Refrigeration systems, Stand alone and integrated evaporators – Heat integrations and proper placement of Reactors for batch Processes as well as continuous processes – Retrofit of distillation systems.

Course Curriculum

Process integration, methods and area of application Details 52:31
Fundamental concepts related to heat integration Details 46:5
Fundamental concepts related to heat integration I Details 29:44
Data extraction Details 39:22
Hot composite curves Details 46:1
Cold composite curves Details 48:14
Hot and cold composite curves and the pinch Details 42:14
Threshold problems Details 29:57
Energy targeting procedure Details 49:35
Energy targeting procedure I Details 41:12
Grand composite curve Details 51:46
Problem table algorithm- 2 nd part Details 1:28
Number of units target Details 34:38
Shell targeting- 1 st part Details 50:15
Area targeting- 1 st part Details 1:14:38
Area targeting- 2 nd part Details 40:14
Coast targeting Details 40:58
Coast targeting I Details 33:9
Supertargeting- optimization of Δ t min Details 31:4
Global & stream specific Δt min and its relevance Details 51:23
Topology Trap Details 34:11
Rules for Pinch Design Method (PDM) Details 57:48
Rules for Pinch Design Method (PDM) I Details 51:2
Application of PDM for MER Hen Synthesis Details 56:54
Design for threshold problems Details 38:25
Design for single pinch problems I Details 50:57
Design for multi pinch problems Details 1:2:33
HEN optimization Details 40:13
Remaining problem analysis Details 59:35
Driving Force Plot Details 51:3
Low Temperature process Design Details 1:8:43
Low Temperature process Design I Details 0:43
Integration of Gas turbine with process Details 44:9
Integration of Gas turbine with process I Details 49:43
Placement and Integration of Distillation Column Details 1:1:40
Heat Integration of evaporators Details 47:28
Integration of heat pump Details 45:2
Placement of Heat Engine, Heat pump and Reactors Details 31:25
Integration of Furnace Details 59:31
Problem solving using HINT Software Details 1:1:18
Problem solving using HINT Software I Details 1:1:58
Problem solving using HINT Software II Details 45:58
Problem solving using HINT Software III Details 46:27

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