Downstream Processing: Unit Operations in the Chemical and Biochemical IndustryAdd to calendar
A three-day course in Downstream Processing – Unit Operations in the Chemical and Biochemical Industry – with presentations by Grundfos and AlfaLaval
At Hotel Phoenix Copenhagen in the Heart of Copenhagen, Denmark
Industrial training addressing technicians as well as process engineers working in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech and/or food industry
Target group & outcome
Through presentations, exercises and plenum discussions participants will acquire solid knowledge of downstream processing and the numerous associated unit operations with focus on the design principles, operations and equipment setup. Participants will further be introduced to simple calculations and estimations of benefit in the daily work.
The course runs for three consecutive days with alternating presentations, exercises and plenum discussions. The course is held in English.
Main topics taught in the course
Detailed agenda (see more info in the course flyer)
|9.00 – 10.45||Solid/fluid separation, Sedimentation processes, Particle terminal velocity and Stokes law, Thickeners, Sieving, Solid/gas separation, Cyclones and fluidisation|
|10.45 – 12.00||Solid/fluid separation continued: Centrifuges, Decanters, Drum filtration and mechanical separators|
|12.00 – 13.00||Lunch|
|13.00 – 13.30||Process economy in Downstream Processing.|
|13.30 – 15.00||Drying processes, Moisture in air, Mollier diagrams (H-X diagrams), Conditioning of air, Introduction to drying equipment, principles of operation and calculation of drying velocity|
|15.00 – 16.00||Heat transmission. Theory and terms, heat conduction & convection, heat exchangers, equipment and design principles. General transport phenomena analogies to mass, volume and momentum transport|
|16.00||Final remarks, Course diplomas, Course evaluation|
Teachers and venue
Hotel Phoenix Copenhagen is a 4-star deluxe hotel housed in one of Copenhagens historic buildings. Situated in central Copenhagen, near Amalienborg Palace, just a few metres walk from Nyhavn, Kongens Nytorv, Strøget and other sights.
Address: Bredgade 37, DK-1260 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Telephone: + 45 33 95 95 00
Booking & service: [email protected]
Fee and registration
The course fee is payable in advance and includes course materials, calculator, coffee & refreshments, lunch all three days and dinner on the first afternoon.
Per delegate EUR 2075,- plus VAT. VAT is reclaimable.
Overnight stay at the delegates own expense can be arranged at the course venue or elsewhere nearby. Please contact Hotel Phoenix Copenhagen at +45 33 95 95 00 or [email protected].
Kindly note that Copenhagen is a very popular destination and that Copenhagen hotels may be fully booked well in advance
The course may be subject to cancellation in case of too few participants.
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