P13630: Process Control -- Metered Flow
/public/

Planning & Execution

Table of Contents

Your website should document your journey through MSD, so include work-in-progress as well as latest results. Use pdf's for display whenever possible so that information is easily viewable without the need to download files and open applications. (Your EDGE file repository should still contain original files). Sample categories are listed below, but feel free to change or add nodes to better correspond to your project and your Guide’s expectations.

Project Summary

This project will investigate, design, fabricate and evaluate a flow meter process that will be used to practically demonstrate process control (PID) in a lab environment. This project will deliver one cart for the Chemical Engineering Process Lab as well as a recommended lap protocol. This equipment will be used in conjunction with class room teaching.

Intellectual Property Considerations

N/A

Customer Needs

• Design modeled after and consistent with existing flow carts

• Design to be modular and adaptable

• Design to be portable, easily moved, easily connect and disconnected to lab utilities

• Robust and durable design

• Minimal maintenance and cleaning

• Interface with Labview

• Utilization can take place in allotted time for lab

• Utilization safe and ergonomic

• Operated by 3 students

• Utilization requires fundamental understanding of Process Control

• Can be operated manually or through Labview interface

• Data can be collected manually

• Automated data collection through Labview

• Metered flow control

• Head tank capability

• Means to regulate flow of process fluid

Specifications

• 230/460 3 phase VAC (Motor/Drive) • 120 VAC (Instruments/Controllers) • 25 psi instrument air • 80 psi compressed air • Process fluid viscosity: 1-10 cP • Process flow range: 1000 g/min +/- 500 g/min

Team Norms & Values

Link to Ethics and Norms

Project Plans & Schedules

Functional Decomposition

Physical Decomposition

P&ID:

public/System Design/System Architecture/P&ID_Draft1.jpg

Risk Assessment

Gant Chart:

public/Planning/Schedules/Gantt Chart.jpg

Breakdown Structure

Engineering Specifications

Meeting Minutes, Notes, & Actions

March 20th Minutes

March 22nd Minutes

March 29th Minutes

Peer Reviews

MSD I & II

Project Reviews

April 5th Design Review

Home | Systems Design | Detailed Design | Build, Test, Document | Photo Gallery