Process & Chemical

Introduction to Process Plant Layout & Equipment

The design of plant layout is a complex process. This course helps the participants to understand the design principles & equipment’s of complex process plants.

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the training, candidates would be able to understand

  • Basics of PFD, P&ID and plot plan development
  • Isometric drawings
  • Development of piping layouts
  • Equipment’s used in process plants (utilities)
  • International codes and standards involved in plant layout
  • Operational convenience and accessibility
  • Guidelines related to Health & Safety aspects of plant layout

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Course outline

  • Introduction to Process plant layout & Piping Design
  • Plant layout fundamentals – Procedures and workflow
  • Chemical Processing Methods – Unit Operations and Unit Processes
  • Equipment’s in Process plant – Utilities – Basics of Equipment drawings
  • Fundamentals of Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)
  • Fundamentals of Process Flow Diagrams (PFD)
  • Pipe Dimensions – Pipe Joining methods – Piping codes and specifications
  • Basics of as Built diagrams; 3D Modelling; Elevations & Sections
  • Health & Safety regulations in plant layout

Target Audience:

Process Engineer / Design Engineer / Operations Personnel / Engineers interested to gain knowledge in process plant layout


Standard course: 5 days

This course delivers practical insights into the principles of process design. The program features a review of chemical engineering unit operations, discussion of design and performance characteristics of commonly-used equipment and case studies that deliver a broad perspective of the subject as well as an understanding of industrial engineering practices.

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the program, the participants will be to apply knowledge and skills in the areas of:

  • Process design principles
  • Codes and standards that impact design of plant and systems
  • Function process equipment and application

Course outline

  • Design Temperature, Design Pressure and Flange Rating
  • Fractionating Towers&Extraction Towers
  • Drums
  • Fluids Solids
  • Fixed Bed Reactors
  • Fried Heaters
  • Heat Exchange Equipment’s
  • Pumps & Compressors
  • Instrumentation
  • Mixing Equipment
  • Fluid Flow

Target audience:
Process Engineers (fresher’s& experienced), Chemical Engineers


  • Fundamentals: 5 days
  • Advance: 10 days

This course aims to deliver the methods for choosing the appropriate reactors and determine the design for optimised performance

Learning outcomes
After successful completion of the training, candidates would be able to

  • Understand the characteristics of chemical reactions, operating parameters and their impact on the conversion and yield.
  • Estimate the characteristics of the various technologies of the reactor (catalytic or otherwise).
  • Determine how to select the technology and optimal operating conditions.

Course outline

  • Fundamentals of Chemical Kinetics
  • Industrial Applications ofChemical Kinetics
  • Ideal flow and non-ideal flow reactors
  • Gas-solid catalytic reaction kinetics
  • Gas-solid catalytic reactor
  • Gas-liquid reaction and reactor
  • Fluid-phase non-catalytic reactions and reactors

Target audience:
R&D Technical staff; Chemical Engineers

5 days

This course provides a practical understanding of the process engineering. It focuses on how to examine mass and energy balances, how to analyse process design and operations and operational impacts of process safety.

Learning outcomes
After successful completion of the training, candidates would be able to

  • Interpret flowsheets and process flow diagrams
  • Develop and understand mass and energy balances in process design
  • Discuss effluent minimisation and treatment
  • Learn how to control processes
  • Perform a basic economic analysis of a project
  • Understand the safety and environmental responsibility on process engineers

Course outline

  • Introduction to mass and energy balances
  • Applications of mass and energy balances in process design
  • Techniques to minimise effluent and treatment of effluent
  • Process Economics
  • Calculation of raw materials usage
  • Estimating the cost of process equipment and plants
  • Health & Safety aspects in Process Engineering

Target audience:
Process Engineers; Chemical Engineers

3 days

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