Integrating commercial process simulators into engineering courses


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Elsevier IFAC Publications / IFAC Proceedings series;10(1)



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Abstract: The aim of this article is to encourage university lecturers to utilize commercial process simulation software in engineering courses. This article provides examples on four different simulation modules which are implemented in chemical and electrical engineering courses at Oslo and Akershus University College. The students have given positive evaluation on the learning through the simulation exercises and considered the simulation tool easy to use. Together with the exam results the student feedback indicates enhanced learning outcome



“NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Elsevier IFAC Publications. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in A. Rossiter (Red.), Advances in Control Education, (s.274-279 ). Sheffield: International Federation of Automatic Control University of Sheffield”

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