Download Aspen Plus V11 Masterclass Course: From Beginner To Advanced User

Aspen Plus V11 Masterclass course: From Beginner to Advanced User by Udemy on chemical engineering simulation using Aspen Plus. Aspen Plus is a powerful engineering simulation software that you can use to model a wide range of chemical processes. It is widely used in engineering universities and in the industry, in research, development, modeling and design. Aspen Plus serves as the engineering platform for modeling processes from Upstream through Gas Processing to Petroleum Refining, Petrochemicals, Chemicals and Pharmaceutical processes.

What You’ll Learn

  • Identify the benefits of process simulation using Aspen Plus
  • Describe the capabilities of Aspen Plus
  • Familiarize yourself with Aspen Plus graphical user interface and organizational structure
  • Learn the basic concepts necessary for creating simulations in Aspen Plus
  • Enter necessary elements to fully define a Fluid Package
  • Select the appropriate property method for your application
  • Define material streams and connect unit operations to build a flowsheet
  • Modify and set desired units of measure
  • Review stream analysis options
  • Add and connect unit operations to build a flowsheet
  • Use the Report Manager to create custom unit operation and stream reports
  • Use Aspen Plus to perform property analysis of pure components and mixtures
  • Use Aspen Plus in thermodynamics instruction for Vapor-Liquid, Liquid-Liquid and Vapor-Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium calculations
  • Build, navigate and optimize steady state simulation models using Aspen Plus
  • Utilize a wide variety of unit operation models and calculation tools to model process equipment
  • Evaluate the performance of existing equipment by leveraging the equipment rating capabilities of Aspen Plus
  • Perform Case Studies to determine the optimum operating points for a process
    Design, revamp and debottleneck process equipment
  • Use the Model Analysis Tools to run sensitivity analysis and optimize your process
  • Calculate process performance and thermophysical data with user subroutines in Fortran
    Investigate reasons why a simulation may produce poor results or errors
  • Use suggested tips to debug a variety of simulations
  • Understand best practices and learn how to troubleshoot simulations
  • Identify and explain the various classes of distillation and separations models available in Aspen Plus
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to model distillation, separation and extraction processes
  • Reduce process design time by using advanced features of RadFrac distillation columns
    Use column analysis tools to optimize the feed location and number of stages and improve
  • energy utilization for distillation columns
  • Add and manipulate column specifications to meet process objectives
  • Construct, run, manipulate and analyze a distillation column
  • Specify required parameters in order to execute flash calculations and fully define material streams
  • Identify and explain the various classes of reactor models available in Aspen Plus (PFR, CSTR…)
  • Model Plug Flow, Continuous Stirred Tank and Fluidized Bed Reactors
  • Enter reaction stoichiometry and kinetic data for simple (POWERLAW) and complex (LHHW) reaction types
  • Use the Model Analysis Tools to run sensitivity analysis and optimize the operating conditions of a chemical reactor
  • Use the Model Analysis Tools to run sensitivity analysis and optimize the selectivity of a given chemical reaction
  • Identify and explain the various classes of piping system models available in Aspen Plus (pipes, valves, pumps, compressors)
  • Model piping components (pipes, fittings, valves…)
  • Model fluid movers (pumps, compressors)
  • Model piping systems
  • Mitigate the risk for cavitation or choked flow using Aspen Plus
  • Learn how to economically optimize your piping system
  • Compare and contrast the applicability and operation of different heat exchanger models available in Aspen Plus
  • Learn the fundamentals of producing an optimized shell & tube heat exchanger design
  • Implement Aspen Exchanger Design & Rating (EDR) for rigorous heat exchanger calculations within Aspen Plus
  • Use the Activated Exchanger Analysis feature for continuous heat exchanger study and design
  • Design and rate a shell and tube heat exchanger using the EDR interface inside Aspen Plus
  • Identify and explain the various classes of solids and solids separator models available in Aspen Plus
  • Gain the practical skills and knowledge to begin modeling new and existing solids processes (crushers, fluidized beds, dryers, crystallizers…)
  • Learn practical techniques for building and troubleshooting solids models

Requirements

  • A background in chemical engineering or industrial chemistry
  • Aspen Plus (Version 7 at least) – Version 11 is used in this training

Course content

  • Section 1: ABOUT THE COURSE
  • Lecture 1 Introduction
  • Lecture 2 Before you start this online course
  • Lecture 3 Software and Hardware
  • Section 2: ABOUT ASPEN PLUS
  • Lecture 4 What is Aspen Plus ?
  • Lecture 5 Why is Aspen Plus so important ?
  • Lecture 6 Who uses Aspen Plus ?
  • Lecture 7 How can we translate a chemical process into an Aspen Plus simulation model ?
  • Section 3: INTRODUCING ASPEN PLUS
  • Lecture 8 Starting up Aspen plus
  • Lecture 9 Preparing to begin a simulation
  • Lecture 10 Search, find, select and enter your components
  • Lecture 11 Specify the most relevant property method for your process
  • Lecture 12 Improving the accuracy of a property method
  • Lecture 13 Save your file and learn about the different formats
  • Lecture 14 A couple of advices
  • Lecture 15 Practice session #1
  • Lecture 16 Objectives of the next videos
  • Lecture 17 Creating a new case, entering and renaming compounds
  • Lecture 18 Checking the binary interactions
  • Lecture 19 Entering the simulation environment
  • Lecture 20 Adding a process equipment
  • Lecture 21 Adding a material stream
  • Lecture 22 More Aspen Plus features
  • Lecture 23 Entering stream properties
  • Lecture 24 Aspen Plus report options
  • Lecture 25 Running the simulation
  • Lecture 26 Discussing the results and viewing the report general settings
  • Lecture 27 How the different recommended property methods impact the simulation results
  • Lecture 28 Objectives of the next videos
  • Lecture 29 Resetting the simulator
  • Lecture 30 Modifying a property set
  • Lecture 31 Displaying stream properties on your process flowsheet
  • Lecture 32 Printing from Aspen Plus
  • Lecture 33 Viewing your results summary
  • Lecture 34 Generating your report
  • Lecture 35 Stream analysis : Stream properties
  • Lecture 36 Stream analysis : Additional features
  • Lecture 37 Adding a flash separation unit
  • Lecture 38 Specifying input data for a flash separation process
  • Lecture 39 Running the simulation and checking the results
  • Section 4: FLASH SEPARATION & DISTILLATION
  • Lecture 40 Learning objectives
  • Lecture 41 Adding a second mixer and a flash separation unit
  • Lecture 42 Design specifications / Sensitivity analysis
  • Lecture 43 Distillation column options
  • Lecture 44 “DSTWU” distillation column
  • Lecture 45 “Distl” distillation column
  • Lecture 46 “RadFrac” distillation column
  • Lecture 47 Some interesting graphic features
  • Lecture 48 Section wrap-up
  • Section 5: LIQUID-LIQUID EXTRACTION PROCESSES
  • Lecture 49 Learning objectives
  • Lecture 50 Selecting a property method for extraction processes
  • Lecture 51 Setting-up our model for a single stage extraction unit
  • Lecture 52 Defining a new property set
  • Lecture 53 Property methods vs experimental data using sensitivity analysis
  • Lecture 54 Multistage extraction columns
  • Lecture 55 Checking for azeotropic conditions using the triangle diagram
  • Lecture 56 Practice session #2
  • Section 6: CHEMICAL REACTORS
  • Lecture 57 Introduction
  • Lecture 58 Chemical process description
  • Lecture 59 Reaction kinetic in Aspen Plus environment
  • Lecture 60 Entering components and property method
  • Lecture 61 Reactor options in Aspen Plus
  • Lecture 62 Adding a Plug Flow reactor
  • Lecture 63 Setting-up the reactor model for a Plug Flow Reactor
  • Lecture 64 Running the RPlug model and discussing the results
  • Lecture 65 Adding a compressor and a rectifying column
  • Lecture 66 Running the Reactor + Compressor + Column model and discussing the results
  • Lecture 67 Pure component analysis
  • Lecture 68 Adding a RadFrac distillation column
  • Lecture 69 Analyzing the results
  • Lecture 70 Adding the RCSTR reactor
  • Lecture 71 Running the global model and discussing the results
  • Lecture 72 Complex reactor kinetics
  • Lecture 73 LHHW type reaction
  • Lecture 74 Specifying the driving force for a non-reversible reaction
  • Lecture 75 Specifying the driving force for a reversible reaction
  • Lecture 76 Specifying the adsorption term
  • Lecture 77 Determining kinetic parameters for the methanol reaction
  • Lecture 78 Determining kinetic parameters for the water-gas shift reaction
  • Lecture 79 Methanol process description
  • Lecture 80 Entering components and selecting a property method
  • Lecture 81 Entering input parameters
  • Lecture 82 Entering kinetic parameters for the methanol reaction
  • Lecture 83 Entering kinetic parameters for the water-gas shift reaction
  • Lecture 84 A couple of advices
  • Lecture 85 Running the RPlug model and discussing the results
  • Lecture 86 Determining the reactor’s optimum operating temperature a pressure
  • Section 7: PIPING SYSTEMS : FLOW OF FLUIDS THROUGH PIPE, VALVES, FITTINGS & PUMPS
  • Lecture 87 Learning objectives
  • Lecture 88 Piping system description
  • Lecture 89 “STEAMNBS”
  • Lecture 90 Setting the flowsheet
  • Lecture 91 Entering piping system specifications
  • Lecture 92 Pipe results
  • Lecture 93 Pump results
  • Lecture 94 Valve results
  • Lecture 95 Tank results
  • Lecture 96 Determining the onset of cavitation and valve choking
  • Section 8: ECONOMIC OPTIMIZATION OF PIPING SYSTEMS
  • Lecture 97 Introduction
  • Lecture 98 Piping system description
  • Lecture 99 Setting the flowsheet
  • Lecture 100 Entering piping system specifications
  • Lecture 101 The Optimization tool
  • Lecture 102 The Sensitivity tool
  • Section 9: HEAT EXCHANGERS
  • Lecture 103 Introduction
  • Lecture 104 Process description
  • Lecture 105 Heat Exchanger models
  • Lecture 106 The “Heater” model
  • Lecture 107 The “HeatX” model
  • Lecture 108 The Exchanger Design & Rating (EDR)
  • Lecture 109 The EDR Exchanger Feasibility Panel
  • Lecture 110 Useful EDR Exchanger features
  • Lecture 111 The “HeatX” rigorous mode for heat exchanger design
  • Lecture 112 Section wrap-up
  • Section 10: SOLIDS HANDLING PROCESSES
  • Lecture 113 Introduction
  • Lecture 114 Solids unit operations models
  • Lecture 115 Solids separators models
  • Lecture 116 Process description – Example #1
  • Lecture 117 “Solids” template and defining a solid material
  • Lecture 118 Solids classification
  • Lecture 119 Defining a solid material using different conventions
  • Lecture 120 Adding the crusher unit
  • Lecture 121 About stream classes
  • Lecture 122 About substream classes
  • Lecture 123 About Particle Size Distribution (PSD) in Aspen Plus
  • Lecture 124 Defining the Particle Size Distribution (PSD)
  • Lecture 125 Calculating the outlet PSD using the “Select equipment” method (1/2)
  • Lecture 126 About solids results in Aspen Plus
  • Lecture 127 Calculating the outlet PSD using the “Select equipment” method (2/2)
  • Lecture 128 Calculating the outlet PSD using the “Communition power” method
  • Lecture 129 Calculating the outlet PSD using the “Specify outlet PSD” method
  • Lecture 130 Results summary for each PSD calculation method
  • Lecture 131 Fluidized bed : Introduction
  • Lecture 132 Fluidized bed representation in Aspen Plus
  • Lecture 133 Fluidized bed modeling in Aspen Plus
  • Lecture 134 Fluidized bed reactor : Process description – Example #2
  • Lecture 135 Fluidized bed reactor : Entering components and selecting the property method
  • Lecture 136 Fluidized bed reactor : Setting the process flowsheet
  • Lecture 137 Fluidized bed reactor : Entering input data for the streams and compressor unit
  • Lecture 138 Fluidized bed reactor : Entering input data for the fluidized bed reactor
  • Lecture 139 Fluidized bed reactor : Viewing and discussing the results
  • Lecture 140 Dryer operation : Process description – Example #3
  • Lecture 141 Dryer operation : Setting the flowsheet
  • Lecture 142 Dryer operation : Analyzing the results
  • Lecture 143 Crystallizer operation : Process description – Example #4
  • Lecture 144 Crystallizer operation : Setting the flowsheet
  • Section 11: BONUS : INTRODUCING ASPEN PLUS SAFETY & ENERGY ANALYZER
  • Lecture 145 Process description
  • Lecture 146 Preparing the flowsheet for the Safety Analysis Environment
  • Lecture 147 The Safety Analysis Environment
  • Lecture 148 Adding a Pressure Safety Valve (PSV)
  • Section 12: DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES

Course Detail

  • Movie quality: MP4 | Video: h264, 1280 × 720
  • Audio quality: Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
  • Movie duration: 13 h 10 m
  • Number of lessons:  148 lectures
  • Language: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • Compressed file size: 2.27 GB
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