James Riley Couper, Process Engineering Economics (Chemical Industries), CRC; 1 edition (August 26, 2003)
D.E. Garrett, Chemical Engineering Economics, Springer; 1 edition (May 31, 1989)
CHE 420 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS AND DESIGN
Introduction to process synthesis and analysis. Estimation of capital and operating cost, total capital investment and total production costs. Measures of process profitability. Optimum design and design strategy. The synthesis of a reaction and separation system. Heat exchanger networks. Evaluation of process alternatives.
Text book for the course
“Plant Design and Economics For Chemical Engineers”, Max s. Peters, Klaus D. Timmerhaus, Mc-Graw Hill, Inc., 4th Edition, 1991.