Module Handbook

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Notes on the module handbook of the department Mechanical and Process Engineering

Die hier dargestellten veröffentlichten Studiengang-, Modul- und Kursdaten des Fachbereichs Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik ersetzen die Modulbeschreibungen im KIS und wuden mit Ausnahme folgender Studiengänge am 28.10.2020, bzw. am 13.01.2021 verabschiedet.


Module MV-TVT-43-M-4

Process Engineering (M, 6.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-TVT-43-M-4 Process Engineering 6.0 CP (180 h)


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-LRF] Separation Science and Technology
Reference course of study [MV-82.B10-SG] B.Sc. Energy and Process Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
3V+1U MV-TVT-86408-K-4
Process Engineering
P 56 h 124 h - - PL1 6.0 SuSe
  • About [MV-TVT-86408-K-4]: Title: "Process Engineering"; Presence-Time: 56 h; Self-Study: 124 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (240 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 10408 ("Process Engineering")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Development of process flowsheets
  • Process development incl. cost accounting and plant design
  • Optimization strategies
  • Integration of measurement and control technology into the process schematic with examples
  • Practical process development in dialog
  • Plant safety and pumps and compressors

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

The students are able to

  • plan complex chemical processes and plants using the knowledge acquired from various subdisciplines
  • consider technical, economic and environmental aspects
  • describe, design and evaluate flow diagrams, equipment (piping, valves, etc.), pumps (static and dynamic), compressors, heat exchangers (pinch, heat integration, networks).
  • develop measurement and control concepts (e.g. current sharing)
  • explain concepts of plant safety
  • prepare cost accounts
  • carry out projects in the field of plant design

2. Exercise

The students are able to

  • create material balances, flow diagrams, process development, equipment
  • design pumps, compressors, blowers and heat exchangers
  • carry out analysis of degree of freedom
  • select and evaluate pinch, process integration, measurement and control concepts
  • perform cost calculations for plant design
  • develop concepts for plant safety


  • Baerns: Technische Chemie, Wiley-VCH.
  • Sattler, Kasper: Verfahrenstechnische Anlage, Band 1+2, Wiley-VCH.
  • Blass: Entwicklung verfahrenstechnischer Prozesse
  • Perry, Green: Perry‘s Chem. Engng. Handbook, McGrawHill 7th Ed.
  • Walas: Chem. Process Equipment, Butterworth-Heinemann.
  • Bernecker: Planung und Bau verf. Anlagen, VDI-Verlag.
  • Onken, Behr: Chem. Prozeßkunde, G. Thieme Verlag.
  • Kölbel, Schulze: Projektierung und Vorkalkulation in der Chem. Ind., Springer.
  • A User Guide on Process Integration for the Efficient Use of Energy. Ed. B.E.A. Thom, The Inst. of Chem. Eng.
  • Townsend, Linnhoff, Heat and Power Networks in Process Design, Part I+II, AIChEJ.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)



Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [MV-TVT-43-M-4]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[WIW-82.175-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Environmental and Process Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Field of study: Environmental and Process Engineering [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.789-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Field of study: Process Engineering [P] Compulsory
[MV-82.A29-SG] B.Sc. Biological and Chemical Engineering [Fundamentals] Ingenieurwissenschaftliche Grundlagen [P] Compulsory
[MV-82.B10-SG] B.Sc. Energy and Process Engineering [Core Modules (non specialised)] Ingenieurwissenschaftliche Grundlagen II [P] Compulsory
[WIW-88.177-SG#2009] M.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Chemistry (2009) [2009] [Specialisation] Business Administration and Engineering: Engineering Field of Specialization [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Technical Profile Area [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Energy and Process Engineering (2021) [2021] [Specialisation] Field of Study: Energy and Process Engineering [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-88.?-SG#2022] M.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Chemistry (2022) [2022] [Specialisation] Field of Study: Chemistry [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[EIT-AC-MSC-TW-MPOOL-7] General Elective Modules Master A&C