ECTS - Chemical Process Industries

Chemical Process Industries (CEAC540) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Chemical Process Industries CEAC540 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Field Trip, Team/Group, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Hakan Kayı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To provide an advanced level industry-segment approach to describe the most common chemical processes and details regarding the processes.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Gain a competitive foundation in chemical process industries.
  • Describe the primary unit processes and operations involved in chemical industries.
  • Draw the process flow diagrams for industrial chemical processes.
  • Demonstrate the applicability of mass and energy balances to practical problems in industrial chemical processes.
  • Distinguish the main differences in processes amongst different chemical industries.
  • Familiarize to actual setting of a particular chemical process industry.
Course Content Chemical processing and the work of the chemical engineer, water conditioning and environmental protection, ceramic industries, Portland cements, calcium and magnesium compounds, glass industries, explosives, toxic chemical agents and propellants, surface-coating industries, food and food by-product processing industries, agrichemical industries, f

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Chemical Processing and the Work of the Chemical Engineer Lecture notes
2 Water Conditioning and Environmental Protection Lecture notes
3 Ceramic Industries, Portland Cements Lecture notes
4 Glass Industries Lecture notes
5 Surface-Coating Industries Lecture notes
7 Food and Food By-Product Processing Industries
8 Agrichemical Industries Lecture notes
9 Fragrances, Flavors, and Food Additives Lecture notes
10 Oils, Fats, and Waxes Lecture notes
11 Soap and Detergents Lecture notes
12 Sugar, Starch, Pulp and Paper Industries Lecture notes
13 Student presentations
14 Plastics Industries Lecture notes
15 Pharmaceutical Industry Lecture notes


Course Book 1. G.T. Austin, Shreve’s Chemical Process Industries, McGraw-Hill (1998)
2. J. R. Couper, O. T. Beasley, W. R. Penney, The Chemical Process Industries Infrastructure, Marcel Dekker Inc., 2001
Other Sources 3. James A. Kent, Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology, Springer, 2012

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 30
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to access, analyze and evaluate the knowledge needed for the solution of advanced chemical engineering and applied chemistry problems. X
2 An ability to self-renewal by following scientific and technological developments within the philosophy of lifelong learning. X
3 An understanding of social, environmental, and the global impacts of the practices and innovations brought by chemistry and chemical engineering. X
4 An ability to perform original research and development activities and to convert the achieved results to publications, patents and technology. X
5 An ability to apply advanced mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to advanced engineering problems. X
6 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results. X
7 Skills in design of a system, part of a system or a process with desired properties and to implement industry. X
8 Ability to perform independent research. X
9 Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team. X
10 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 16 16
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 25 25
Total Workload 77