UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

CHPR5521 Gas Processing 1—Flow Assurance and Gathering

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content Students demonstrate the ability to design and simulate components of gas production systems; design and simulate unit operations in gas process plants; and understand gas markets and emerging issues for natural gas production and use. Topics include thermodynamics for gas processing; gas production; gas gathering and compression; pipe calculations; dew point control; hydrate control; dehydration; acid gas treatment; gas markets and economics; unconventional gas sources and processing.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) work in a group on a major project; (2) write a report on a major group project; (3) engage with external stakeholders to obtain information for their project; (4) demonstrate the ability to design and simulate components of gas production and gathering systems; (5) demonstrate the ability to design and simulate unit operations in gas processing facilities; (6) demonstrate an understanding of gas markets and emerging issues for natural gas production and use; (7) find or estimate parameters necessary for modelling a large scale engineering process; and (8) apply increasingly complex models to the description of real-world systems.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) in-class portfolio quizzes; (2) assignment; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is only available in this unit in the case of a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Zachary Aman
Unit rules
Prerequisites: enrolment in the Master of Professional Engineering (Chemical Engineering specialisation or Mechanical Engineering specialisation); or enrolment in the Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas; for pre-2012 courses: none
Co-requisites: CHPR4404 Advanced Thermodynamics or CHPR4531 Advanced Prediction of Fluid Properties
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.ecm.uwa.edu.au/Units/CHPR5521/SEM-1/2017

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