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Chem Cad And ConcepSys Integration - AiChE Spring 09

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  • 1. Adnan Siddiqui, P.E.
    Principal
    ConcepSys Solutions LLC
    Using ConcepSys to Optimize Small Project Capital Allocation or Teach Front-End Design
  • 2. Agenda
    Presentation Objective
    Biodiesel Plant Example
    Simulation using ChemCAD
    Preliminary design using ConcepSys
    Questions
  • 3. Presentation Objective
    Audience poll
    Academia
    Industry
    Other
    About me
  • 4. Presentation Objective
    Share Information About ConcepSys
    A rapid engineering tool for front-end design of industry projects
    A training tool for students and project team engineers on project development workflow steps
    Provide insight into impact of critical design parameters on project cost
  • 5. Flowsheet Development Steps
    Identify unit operations
    Thermodynamics and physical properties
    Mass and energy balance
    Manual (non-simulation)
    Company guidelines and tools
    Teaching course material
    Simulation
    ChemCAD
  • 6. Biodiesel Flowsheet Development
    Using ChemCAD
    Biodiesel plant example
    Allows for optimization of thermodynamic parameters
    Evaluate various mass and energy balances
    Export flowsheet in XML format with equipment and stream properties
  • 7. Biodiesel Plant Preliminary Design
    Import ChemCAD Simulation
    Thermodynamic and physical properties imported with model
    Create flowsheet in ConcepSys
    Need to lookup and enter thermodynamic and physical properties
  • 8. ChemCAD Biodiesel Simulation
  • 9. ChemCAD Biodiesel Import
  • 10. ConcepSys Biodiesel Flowsheet
  • 11. Biodiesel Equipment Sizing
    Select unit operation
    Verify / enter critical design parameters
    Evaluate cost options
  • 12. Biodiesel Equipment Sizing
  • 13. Biodiesel Line Sizing
    Select lines
    Verify pipe specification
    Add inline objects
  • 14. Biodiesel Line Sizing
  • 15. BiodieselLine Pressure Drop
  • 16. BiodieselEquipment Layout
    Overall plant dimensions
    Equipment arrangement
    Apply layout rules of thumb
    Verify NPSH for pumps
    Evaluate pipe length options
  • 17. BiodieselEquipment Layout
  • 18. BiodieselDesign Documents
    Equipment List
    Line List
    Tie Point List
    3D Layout
  • 19. BiodieselFlowsheet
  • 20. Biodiesel Plot Plan
  • 21. Biodiesel Line List
  • 22. Biodiesel PIP Datasheet
  • 23. BiodieselCost Estimate
    Itemized Cost Report
    Adjust factors
    Evaluate what-if options to link equipment size, material of construction, and layout with cost estimate
  • 24. Biodiesel EquipmentCost Estimate
  • 25. BiodieselCost Estimate Report
  • 26. Biodiesel Specification Check Report
  • 27. Use of ChemCAD and ConcepSys in Senior Design Course
    Unit operation selection
    Thermodynamic and physical property calculation
    Mass and energy balance
    Equipment layout
    Selection of critical design variables
    Generation of preliminary design package
  • 28. MoreInformation
    Find out about ConcepSys at:
    www.concepsyssolutions.com
    Example and training videos
    Find out about ChemCAD at:
    www.chemstations.net
    Live demonstrations at Chemstations Inc. booth in West Hall of Convention Center
    Pricing and trials (academic and industry)
    Contact me at aasiddiqui@concepsyssolutions.com

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