Process Fundamentals

This course is designed to introduce students to process and energy technology, fundamentals related to all process industries, as well as common plant components such as pumps, valves, heat exchangers, separators, cooling towers, fans, etc. The course also provides an elementary overview of common process technology systems such as electrical power generation, electrical and natural gas distribution and processing and typical manufacturing processes. The theory of operation of basic plant components and emission controls is included. This course is open to all Pierpont students who are interested in learning more about technology and exploring career options.