Course Description

Engineering Design Seminar September 4, 2018 - November 2, 2018 UOP Training Center, 95 E. Algonquin Rd, Bldg. D, Des Plaines, IL, 60017 USA

Registration Closing Date

July 23, 2018

Register by June 6, 2018 to receive a 10.0% discount.

Course Overview

This intensive nine week program gives participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of refining process design. Each topic is presented in the context of the design of a refinery process unit or the selection of a specific type of refinery equipment. Seminar sessions are led by UOP process design and equipment design specialists who demonstrate how to apply engineering principles to solve design problems.

An I-Pad is provided to each student for storing course materials and is classified as course materials.

Lodging: It is suggested staying at the Residence Inn, Rosemont O'Hare as they provide complementary shuttle service to and from O'Hare airport, Chicago Transportation Center and the UOP Training Facility. By choosing the Residence Inn, it will enhance the students course experience and a rental car is not necessary.

This class is typically conducted one time a year and begins second or third quarter of the year. For more details contact: https://uoptraining.secure.force.com/UOPTrainingContactUsPage.

Cost: $40,000 USD

Cost with Service Agreement: $34,000 USD

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for refinery or petrochemical plant technical staff who meet the following minimum requirements:
-Two years of experience in the refining or petrochemical industries
-A level of competency commensurate with an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering
-English language fluency (speaking and writing)

The Course Duration is (in Days): 41.0

Course Benefits

  • Understand the practical applications of basic design engineering principles
  • Develop steady state simulations of process flowsheets including understanding design guidelines, generation and use of heat/mass balances, and process optimization
  • Understand key criteria involved in the specification of rotating equipment and instrumentation
  • Understand key criteria for designing vessels, heat exchangers, piping, relief valves, fractionating columns, and fired heaters
  • Explain how process stream properties affect process equipment metallurgy
  • Understand content and applications of process flow diagrams (PFDs) and piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)

Course Topics

  • Compressors
  • Corrosion and fouling
  • Crude distillation unit design
  • Energy systems
  • Environmental issues
  • Fractionation
  • Gravity separation
  • Heat exchangers
  • Heaters
  • Instrumentation
  • Line sizing and hydraulics
  • Metallurgy
  • Operational safety
  • Pinch technology
  • Process fluid properties
  • Process unit design
  • Pressure vessel and flange ratings
  • Process and project engineering
  • Pumps
  • Refinery business economics
  • Pressure relief systems
  • Simulation tools for process design
  • Steam turbines
  • Tray sizing
  • Utilities and offsites
  • Vacuum distillation unit design
  • Vacuum ejectors

Supplemental Offerings

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