Faculty of Engineering

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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2 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0416667 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Andrew Hoadley


Specific projects will range widely and be designed to address extensive industry-type problems. The specific problems will vary from year to year. Examples of the type of design projects that might be considered include: design of a refinery heat recovery network rising commercial software; isopropyl alcohol production via direct hydration of propylene; separation of the isopropyl alcohol-water azeotropic by distillation; uprating the capacity of an ammonia liquor plant; heat-exchanger network synthesis using mathematical programming approaches; design of an operable heat exchanger network; design of a site utility and fuel system.


Project: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Assoc Professor Karen Hapgood