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Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fourth Edition by Debangsu Bhattacharyya, Joseph A. Shaeiwitz, Wallace B. Whiting, Richard C. Bailie, Richard Turton

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Chapter 11. Utilizing Experience-Based Principles to Confirm the Suitability of a Process Design

What You Will Learn

• There are experienced-based heuristics that can be used to estimate unknown parameters and validate calculated parameters used to design a chemical process.

Experienced chemical engineers possess the skills necessary to perform detailed and accurate calculations for the design, analysis, and operation of equipment and chemical processes. In addition, these engineers will have formulated a number of experienced-based shortcut calculation methods and guidelines useful for the following:

1. Checking new process designs

2. Providing equipment size and performance estimates

3. Helping troubleshoot problems with operating systems ...

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