Spreadsheet Problem-Solving for Chemical Engineers

Source: AIChE
  • Course ID:
    CH764
  • Type:
    Face-to-Face
  • Language:
    English
  • Skill Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    2 days
  • CEUs:
    1.50
  • PDHs:
    15.00

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Spreadsheets are the chemical engineer’s tool of choice for day-to-day problem-solving; yet most chemical engineers have little formal training in their application to typical scenarios. This two-day course provides a comprehensive, hands-on overview of spreadsheet applications, focused on the needs of chemical engineers. Join expert instructor David Clough, who has taught this course over 100 times, as he provides dozens of useful tips and techniques to fill gaps in your spreadsheet knowledge.

Chemical engineering problem-solving with spreadsheets

In two days, you will implement typical chemical engineering calculations using Excel, including material and energy balances, fluid flow and heat transfer, separations, chemical reactions and flowsheets. You will learn methods for solving algebraic and differential equations associated with these scenarios. You will analyze data with spreadsheet methods, including statistical methods and model-fitting. Optimization methods for process design, scheduling and economics are also included. 

Save $795 or more when you take both this course and CH764 Spreadsheet Problem-Solving for Chemical Engineers by registering for CH768 Spreadsheet Problem Solving and VBA Programming Combo Course.

Instructor(s): 

David E. Clough

David Clough is a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado. He has been on the faculty there for 40 years. Professor Clough has been teaching spreadsheets to undergraduate chemical engineers for 30 years. He has also taught, in collaboration with Miles Julian, more than 100 spreadsheets courses for AIChE in the last 25 years. Professor Clough continues to teach in-person AIChE courses and also offers two popular on-line spreadsheet courses via AIChE eLearning.

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New Orleans, LA
United States

October 23-24, 2018

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