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Projects

1. Companion Projects for Curriculum

A. Material Balances

B. Material Balances, Energy Balances, Numerical Methods, and Optimization

C. Fluids, Heat, Thermodynamics plus topics in A and B

D. Separations and Reactors plus topics in C -- these may also be suitable for capstone design

Companion Projects for Curriculum
Material A B C D
acetone acetone A - Word
acetone A - PDF
acetone B - Word
acetone B - PDF
acetone C - Word
acetone C - PDF
acetone D - Word
acetone D - PDF
acrylic acid acrylic acid A - Word
acrylic acid A - PDF
acrylic acid B - Word
acrylic acid B - PDF
acrylic acid C - Word
acrylic acid C - PDF
acrylic acid D - Word
acrylic acid D - PDF
allyl chloride allyl chloride A - Word
allyl chloride A - PDF
allyl chloride B - Word
allyl chloride B - PDF
allyl chloride C - Word
allyl chloride C - PDF
allyl chloride D - Word
allyl chloride D - PDF
cumene cumene A - Word
cumene A - PDF
cumene B - Word
cumene B - PDF
cumene C - Word
cumene C - PDF
cumene D - Word
cumene D - PDF
phthalic anhydride phthalic anhydride A - Word
phthalic anhydride A - PDF
phthalic anhydride B - Word
phthalic anhydride B - PDF
phthalic anhydride C - Word
phthalic anhydride C - PDF
phthalic anhydride D - Word
phthalic anhydride D - PDF
dimethyl ether dimethyl ether A - Word
dimethyl ether A - PDF
dimethyl ether B - Word
dimethyl ether B - PDF
dimethyl ether C - Word
dimethyl ether C - PDF
dimethyl ether D - Word
dimethyl ether D - PDF
ethylene oxide ethylene oxide A - Word
ethylene oxide A - PDF
ethylene oxide B - Word
ethylene oxide B - PDF
ethylene oxide C - Word
ethylene oxide C - PDF
ethylene oxide D - Word
ethylene oxide D - PDF
drying oil drying oil A - Word
drying oil A - PDF
drying oil B - Word
drying oil B - PDF
drying oil C - Word
drying oil C - PDF
drying oil D - Word
drying oil D - PDF
maleic anhydride maleic anhydride A - Word
maleic anhydride A - PDF
maleic anhydride B - Word
maleic anhydride B - PDF
maleic anhydride C - Word
maleic anhydride C - PDF
maleic anhydride D - Word
maleic anhydride D - PDF
MTBE MTBE A - Word
MTBE A - PDF
MTBE B - Word
MTBE B - PDF
MTBE C - Word
MTBE C - PDF
MTBE D - Word
MTBE D - PDF
ethylbenzene ethylbenzene A - Word
ethylbenzene A - PDF
ethylbenzene B - Word
ethylbenzene B - PDF
ethylbenzene C - Word
ethylbenzene C - PDF
ethylbenzene D - Word
ethylbenzene D - PDF
formalin formalin A - Word
formalin A - PDF
formalin B - Word
formalin B - PDF
formalin C - Word
formalin C - PDF
formalin D - Word
formalin D - PDF
ethanol ethanol A - Word
ethanol A - PDF
ethanol B - Word
ethanol B - PDF
ethanol C - Word
ethanol C - PDF
ethanol D - Word
ethanol D - PDF
ammonia ammonia A - Word
ammonia A - PDF
ammonia B - Word
ammonia B - PDF
ammonia C - Word
ammonia C - PDF
ammonia D - Word
ammonia D - PDF
phthalic anhydride (new version) phthalic anhydride (new version) A - Word
phthalic anhydride (new version) A - PDF
phthalic anhydride (new version) B - Word
phthalic anhydride (new version) B - PDF
phthalic anhydride (new version) C - Word
phthalic anhydride (new version) C - PDF
phthalic anhydride (new version) D - Word
phthalic anhydride (new version) D - PDF
styrene styrene A - Word
styrene A - PDF
styrene B - Word
styrene B - PDF
styrene C - Word
styrene C - PDF
styrene D - Word
styrene D - PDF
diethyl ether diethyl ether A - Word
diethyl ether A - PDF
diethyl ether B - Word
diethyl ether B - PDF
diethyl ether C - Word
diethyl ether C - PDF
diethyl ether D - Word
diethyl ether D - PDF

The following faculty members have participated in these integrated projects:

  • Brian J. Anderson
  • Eung H. Cho
  • Eugene V. Cilento
  • Dady Dadyburjor
  • Rakesh K. Gupta
  • David J. Klinke
  • Hisashi O. Kono
  • Edwin L. Kugler
  • Fernando V. Lima
  • Aubrey L. Miller
  • Joseph A. Shaeiwitz
  • Charter D. Stinespring
  • Richard Turton
  • John W. Zondlo

2. Design, debottlenecking, troubleshooting, retrofitting

  1. debottlenecking and/or troubleshooting
  2. retrofitting -- in some cases, necessary information is in project #1 statement
  3. design
Design, debottlenecking, troubleshooting, retrofitting
Material 1 2 3
acetone acetone 1 - Word
acetone 1 - PDF
acetone 2 - Word
acetone 2 - PDF
acetone 3 - Word
acetone 3 - PDF
acrylic acid acrylic acid 1 - Word
acrylic acid 1 - PDF
acrylic acid 3 - Word
acrylic acid 3 - PDF
allyl chloride allyl chloride 1 - Word
allyl chloride 1 - PDF
allyl chloride 2 - Word
allyl chloride 2 - PDF
allyl chloride 3 - Word
allyl chloride 3 - PDF
cumene cumene 1 - Word
cumene 1 - PDF
cumene 2 - Word
cumene 2 - PDF
cumene 3 - Word
cumene 3 - PDF
phthalic anhydride phthalic anhydride 1 - Word
phthalic anhydride 1 - PDF
phthalic anhydride 2 - Word
phthalic anhydride 2 - PDF
phthalic anhydride 3 - Word
phthalic anhydride 3 - PDF
dimethyl ether dimethyl ether 1 - Word
dimethyl ether 1 - PDF
dimethyl ether 2 - Word
dimethyl ether 2 - PDF
dimethyl ether 3 - Word
dimethyl ether 3 - PDF
ethylene oxide ethylene oxide 1 - Word
ethylene oxide 1 - PDF
ethylene oxide 3 - Word
ethylene oxide 3 - PDF
drying oil drying oil 1 - Word
drying oil 1 - PDF
drying oil 3 - Word
drying oil 3 - PDF
maleic anhydride maleic anhydride 1 - Word
maleic anhydride 1 - PDF
maleic anhydride 3 - Word
maleic anhydride 3 - PDF
MTBE MTBE 1 - Word
MTBE 1 - PDF
MTBE 3 - Word
MTBE 3 - PDF
ethylbenzene ethylbenzene 1 - Word
ethylbenzene 1 - PDF
ethylbenzene 3 - Word
ethylbenzene 3 - PDF
formalin formalin 1 - Word
formalin 1 - PDF
formalin 3 - Word
formalin 3 - PDF
ethanol ethanol 1 - Word
ethanol 1 - PDF
ethanol 3 - Word
ethanol 3 - PDF
ammonia ammonia 1 - Word
ammonia 1 - PDF
ammonia 3 - Word
ammonia 3 - PDF
phthalic anhydride (new version) phthalic anhydride (new version) 1 - Word
phthalic anhydride (new version) 1 - PDF
phthalic anhydride (new version) 3 - Word
phthalic anhydride (new version) 3 - PDF
styrene styrene 1 - Word
styrene 1 - PDF
styrene 3 - Word
styrene 3 - PDF
diethyl ether diethyl ether 1 - Word
diethyl ether 1 - PDF
diethyl ether 3 - Word
diethyl ether 3 - PDF
cumene (new version) cumene (new version) 1 - Word
cumene (new version) 1 - PDF
cumene (new version) 3 - Word
cumene (new version) 3 - PDF

3. Large-scale Process Design Projects

Traditional Process Design

Batch Processing Projects

Chemical Product Design Projects

Multi-scale Design Projects

4. Optimization Problems


The following faculty members have contributed optimization problems:
  • Brian J. Anderson
  • Robin S. Hissam
  • Joseph A. Shaeiwitz
  • Richard Turton

WVU Chemical Engineering Department

For additional information, contact:

  • Richard Turton
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    West Virginia University

    P.O. Box 6102
    Morgantown, WV 26506-6102
    (304) 293-9364
    fax: (304) 293-4139
    richard.turton@mail.wvu.edu
  • Joseph A. Shaeiwitz
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Auburn University

    212 Ross Hall
    Auburn, AL 36849-5127
    (334)-844-4825
    fax: (334)-844-2063
    jas0105@auburn.edu