Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 15. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. KET050 overlaps following cours/es: KAT070, KBT042, KTE110 and KTE120. Compulsory for: K4p. Optional for: W4p. Course coordinator: Professor Hans T. Karlsson,, Chemical Engineering. Recommended prerequisits: At least two of the following courses: KAT051, KET010, KTE061 and KET040. Assessment: Feasibility study, compulsory tasks and lectures. Parts: 2. Home page:

The course is intended give the method of process and plant design as well as a practical application task of a feasibility study.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course comprises a practical exercise involving process plant design. Technical and economical evaluation of a project, for instance a feasibility study of the construction of a process plant for a new product. Reporting and oral presentation of project progress. The project consists of a real problem from industry and supervision is partly conducted of representatives of the relevant industry.

Karlsson, H T: Process and Plant Design. 1992 (in Swedish).
Karlsson, H T: The Feasibility Handbook. 2007 (in Swedish).
Handouts and reference materials.
Ulrich G. D: A Guide to Chemical Engineering Process Design and Economics. John Wiley and Sons Inc. 1984.
Sinot, R K: Coulson & Richardson's Chemical Engineering, Vol 6, Butterworth, 1999.
Seider, W D, Seader, J D and Lewin, D R: Product & Process Design Principles. John Wiley and Sons Inc. 2004.


Code: 0106. Name: Theory.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Compulsory tasks and lectures. Contents: Lectures given by visitors as well as lectures and compulsory tasks on flowsheeting, cost estimation and investment analysis.

Code: 0206. Name: Feasibility Studies on Industrial Plants.
Higher education credits: 12. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Feasibility study. Contents: Feasibility study in cooperation with an industrial company.