Process Industries – design of systems and machines for heating, cooling or treating industrial fluids and gases, including the efficient management and control of the processes themselves.
Process manufacturing – the branch of manufacturing that is associated with formulas and manufacturing recipes, and can be contrasted with discrete manufacturing, which is concerned with discrete units, bills of materials and the assembly of components.
- food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, and biotechnology industries.
- ingredients, not parts; formulas, not bills of materials; and bulk materials rather than individual units.
- heating, cooling, treating, formula, bulk materials
Show and Tell
Now it is your turn. Here are some challenges for you to work on…
- The Transformer – How do you get from sand to a cell phone? Explore the exciting world of materials engineering by heating, beating, and treating raw materials to create cool new stuff