Institute of Particle Process Engineering

Design and Operation of Chemical Apparatus

Dr.-Ing. Kai Nikolaus



Typical requirements of apparatuses in chemical engineering are presented:

  • Requirements based on laws, regulations, rules, standards and guidelines
  • Choice and dimensioning of components in apparatus and pipe engineering
  • Requirements on materials and material choice
  • Principles of dimensioning heat exchangers
  • Rules of 'hygienic design'
  • Principles of cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of apparatuses and plants
  • Economic calculations


  • W. Wagner: Festigkeitsberechnungen im Apparate- und Rohrleitungsbau. Vogel Fachbuch (2007)
  • Further specialist literature is referred to in the lecture



Course:Mo.12:00 - 13:30Room:44-380
Extra course:Fr.16:00-17:30Room:Live-Stream in OLAT
Exam:Tue.16:30 - 18:00Room:52-207
  April 5, 2023  


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