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Process Simulation

  • 1.  Process Simulation

    SENIOR MEMBER
    Posted 02-26-2020 12:19
    What is the definition of Process Simulation?

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    Sirshendu Guha
    Deputy General Manager (Process)
    Engineers India Limited
    New Delhi
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  • 2.  RE: Process Simulation

    FELLOW
    Posted 02-26-2020 15:10

    I would have to say that functionally, a good simulation represents the material and energy balance of the process of interest to the level of detail needed for the purpose at hand – whether that is detailed equipment design or a high-level economic analysis.  In the most extreme level of detail, that may require a dynamic representation of the operation – startup, shutdown, or operating upset conditions.