COURSE TITLE : PE0660 : Rules of Thumb in the Design of Process Equipment
COURSE DATE : Mar 04 - Mar 07 2024
INSTRUCTOR : Mr. Robert Harvey Days
VENUE : Dubai, UAE
COURSE FEE : $ 4500
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Date : Jun 24 - Jun 27 (4 Days) Location : Al Khobar, KSA Classroom Fee (US$) : $ 4500 Course Info
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Course Description

This practical and highly-interactive course includes various practical sessions and exercises. Theory learnt will be applied using our state-of-the-art simulators. Chemical Engineers are at the forefront of creating and developing processes and products. They are operating at the leading edge of technology and they are the minds and backbone of the process industry. All engineers, in general, employ mathematics, physics and the engineering art to overcome technical problems in a safe and economical fashion. Yet, it is the chemical engineer alone that draws upon the vast and powerful science of chemistry to solve a wide range of problems. The strong technical and social ties that bind chemistry and chemical engineering are unique in the fields of science and technology. The breadth of scientific and technical knowledge inherent in the profession has caused some to describe the chemical engineer as the ?Universal Engineer?. Despite a title that suggests a profession composed of narrow specialists, chemical engineers are actually extremely versatile and able to handle a wide range of technical problems.The rule of thumb is defined as ?a rough guestimate measure, practice or experience, as distinct from theory?. Engineers need such rules of thumb to guide decisions, set goals and check results. Some believe that providing a collection of rules of thumb is dangerous because engineers might forsake the fundamentals and place too much emphasis on order-of-magnitude estimates. However, it was found for problem solving in industry, for design, for process improvement and for troubleshooting that rule of thumb are not dangerous but they are very essential. This course is designed to provide chemical and process engineers with a lot of common-sense techniques, shortcuts and calculations to quickly and accurately solve day-to-day design, operations and equipment problems. The practical tips, handy formulas, correlations, curves, charts, tables, and shortcut methods presented in this course will save engineers valuable time and effort. This course covers rules of thumb applicable to Fluid flow, Heat exchangers, Fractionators, Absorbers, Pumps, Drivers, Separators/accumulators, Boilers & Cooling towers.


This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total tuition hours

Workshops & Work Presentations
Case Studies & Practical Exercises
Videos, Software & Simulators

In an unlikely event, the course instructor may modify the above training methodology before or during the course for technical reasons.


If this course is delivered online as a Virtual Training, the following limitations will be applicable

Certificates: Only soft copy certificates will be issued to participants through Haward’s Portal. This includes Wallet Card Certificates if applicable
Training Materials: Only soft copy Training Materials (PDF format) will be issued to participant through the Virtual Training Platform
Training Methodology: 80% of the program will be theory and 20% will be practical sessions, exercises, case studies, simulators or videos
Training Program: The training will be for 4 hours per day starting at 09:30 and ending at 13:30
H-STK Smart Training Kit: Not Applicable
Hands-on Practical Workshops: Not Applicable
Site Visit: Not Applicable
Simulators: Only software simulators will be used in the virtual courses. Hardware simulators are not applicable and will not be used in Virtual Training


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