Course Credit: 3
Motivation for Process Measurement, Process Sensors, The Physics of Measurement.
The Industrial Company - Its Purpose, History:
Purpose, structure, typology, New challenges imposed by globalization and sustainable development.
The Two Modes of Operation of the Company – Operational and Entrepreneurial:
Operational mode, Entrepreneurial mode, project management – the operational/entrepreneurial conflict.
The Strategic Management of the Company- Industrial Aspects:
Systemic view of the industrial company, Strategy and strategic analysis of the company, Technological choices and vocations.
Foundations of Process Industrialization:
Introduction, The various stages of process development: from research to the foundations of industrialization, Development stage of the process.
The Industrialization Process- Preliminary Projects:
Steps of industrialization, Bases of industrialization or process development, Typical organization of an industrialization project, Selection of production sites, Identifying process improvements for energy efficiency, pinch analysis and process heat integration, energy management key performance indicators (enpis) and energy dashboards.
Lifecycle Analysis and Eco Design- Innovation Tools for Sustainable Industrial Chemistry:
The chemical industry mobilized against upheavals, The lifecycle analysis, an eco-design, The lifecycle analysis, an eco-design.
Methods for Design and Evaluation of Sustainable Processes and Industrial Systems:
Introduction, AIChE and IChemE metrics, Potential environmental impact index, SPI (Sustainable Process Index), Exergy as a thermodynamic base for a sustainable development metrics, Indicators resulting from a lifecycle assessment, Process design methods and sustainable systems.
Direct Imaging, Tomographic Imaging.
Meet Alarm Management:
Key Concepts, Alarm Performance Problems, Reasons for Alarm Improvement, A Brief History of Alarm Management, The “Management” in Alarm Management, Importance of Alarm Management, Importance of Alarm Management, Design for Human Limitations, Alarm Management and Six Sigma, Continuous versus Discrete and Batch, Application Effect on Alarm Design, Alarm Improvement Projects, Lessons for Successful Alarm Management, Important Design and Safety Notice.
Introducing Abnormal Situations, General Lessons from Incidents, Critical Contributors to Incidents, Message of Abnormal Situations.
Strategy for Alarm Improvement:
Strategy for Alarm Improvement, Strategy for Alarm Improvement,The Geography of Alarm Management, Alarm Improvement Projects.
Intelligent Maintenance Systems:
Architecture of Intelligent Maintenance Systems, Predictive maintenance, Spare Parts Demand Forecasting and Supply Chain Planning, IMS Simulator Development, Concept for Using the Results in SPSC Planning Methods. Data Acquisition and Analysis, Industrial Case Studies, Distributed Instrumentation, Industrial Process Systems, Measurement Systems, Measurement Theory and Devices, Machine intelligence, Design and operations of sustainable systems, Advanced materials and materials selection, Computer-aided Selection, Stages of materials selection: Translation, Materials screening, Material indices, Supporting information and final selection, Preventive maintenance, reactive maintenance, predictive maintenance, Renewable energy technology, Energy conversion, Advanced control systems, multi-domain computer modelling, in-vehicle communication networks, electromechanical and embedded systems, hardware-in the-loop validation and systems integration.
Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation Management:
Identifying and exploiting opportunities, creating and launching new ventures, introducing new products and new services to new markets, implementing innovations within existing organizations and creating new opportunities, entrepreneurial thinking and methods of executing their ideas.
Recognizing and evaluating opportunities, forming new venture teams, preparing business and technology commercialization plans, obtaining resources, identifying execution action scenarios, and developing exit strategies.
Successful innovations, developing and introducing new products and processes.
Practical model of the dynamics of industrial innovation, designing profitable business models.
Cases and examples will be discussed for products in which cost and product performance are commanding factors, producing a solid business plan, raising capital, addressing legal considerations and developing a winning team.
The important interface among R&D/manufacturing/marketing, International technology transfer and joint venture.