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CHE4164 - Integrated industrial project

24 points, SCA Band 2, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader(s): M Rhodes, K Hapgood, W Batchelor


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)


This unit offers students the opportunity to work in-depth on a significant project, gain first-hand experience of professional practice in industry, applying skills and knowledge gained to date to a real life situation and study new topics in an industrial context. Projects are set up by the industrial partner and academic supervisor, and include tackling open-ended industrial problems, project management, particle technology, process safety and process economics.


Develop an understanding of professional industrial practice and an understanding of the application of chemical engineering science in an industrial setting. Analyse an open ended industrial problem and develop a practical approach. Critically analyse data and develop a new theory or conclusion. Develop interpersonal, oral presentation and technical report writing skills, Develop an understanding of the principles of management, process economics, process safety and the ability to apply these skills in an industrial setting. Develop an understanding of particle technology and the skills necessary for solving engineering problems related to design and operation unit operations involving particles and powders.


Oral Presentation: 10%
Major assignments: 40%
Final report: 50%

Contact hours

36 hours industrial training placement work and 12 hours of private study per week


CHE3161, CHE3162, CHE3163, CHE3164, CHE3165, CHE3166


CHE4161, CHE4162, CHE4180

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