How Chemical Process Engineers Start Plant Design Projects

Engineer Jeferson Costa created a 50-minute overview on the ins-and-outs of plant design projects for chemical process engineers.

John S. Forrester, former Managing Editor

April 14, 2021

Chemical process engineer Jeferson Costa presents this 50-minute lecture on how chemical plant design projects are started, including the various process engineering documents that are created during the design phase and the use of ASPEN HYSYS software for process simulations.

Starting with scope, schedule and cost requirements, Costa goes through the different steps of chemical plant design using photos of facilities, screenshots of software in use, and process flow diagrams. Viewers will also gain an understanding of how process datasheets are used for equipment selection.

Engineers who are looking to broaden their understanding of chemical plant design should check out this informative video.

About the Author(s)

John S. Forrester

former Managing Editor, Powder & Bulk Solids

John S. Forrester is the former managing editor of Powder & Bulk Solids.

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