CHEMCAD

CHEMCAD

Process Simulation Software


Overview

What Can you do with CHEMCAD?

• Increase Productivity by Performing Everyday Chemical Engineering Calculations.
• Maximize Profitability by Designing More Efficient New Processes and Equipment.
• Reduce Costs and Capital Expeditures by Optimizing/De-Bottlenecking Existing Processes and Equipment.
• Comply with Regulatory Agencies by Assessing the Environmental Impact of New or Existing Processes.
• Leverage Corporate Information by Maintaining a Central Database of Proprietary and Laboratory Data. What are some common applications of CHEMCAD?
• Distillations/Extractions (Batch & Continuous)
• Reactions (Batch & Continuous)
• Electrolytic Processes
• Thermo-Physical Property Calculations
• Vapor/Liquid/Liquid Equilibrium Calculations
• Equipment Sizing
• Heat Exchanger Networks
• Environmental Calculations
• Safety Analyses
• Cost Estimations
• Flare Header systems
• Utility Networks

CHEMCAD software CHEMCAD applications include:

• Research and Development
• Project/Process Design
• Project/Process Redesign and Optimization
• Operations/Maintenance
• Safety and Hazard Analysis
• Environmental Study and Analysis
• Project and Product Sales
• Education

Industries that use CHEMCAD include:

• Exploration and Production
• Refining
• Commodity Chemicals
• Fine and Specialty Chemicals
• Pharmaceuticals
• Custom and Toll Manufacturing
• Engineering and Construction
• Consulting
• Process Equipment Manufacturing
• Academic University Programs

CHEMCAD is flexible and powerful enough to be used within an academic environment to teach a variety of chemical engineering topics. Most commonly, CHEMCAD is utilized to assist in teaching process design to future chemical engineers in their final year of bachelor studies.


VERSION 6.1.3 RELEASE NOTES
CHEMCAD New Features and Enhancements

• Added user warnings for META UnitOps, or copied streams, from CC5 simulations (1144)
• Added user warnings about failure to copy Excel and/or VB files for kinetic reactors (1272)
• Added pH and relative humidity to the Stream Properties report (1277)
• Added a security check to verify that the current user can save the simulation being opened (1290)
• Added the capability to right-click a UnitOp or stream to edit its specifications (1400)
• Added activity-based kinetic rate reactions (1431)
• Added user rate expression for reactive distillation in SCDS (1432)
• Added cross flow velocity calculation to vibration analysis for vertical condenser (1522)
• Added the capability to use extended Antoine vapor pressure equation parameters D, E, F, and G (1556)
• Added calculated diffusivity parameters to Tower Mass Transfer distillation reports (1674)
• Improved the design of the Solid Components dialog box (1677)
• Added pressure drop per height to column sizing reports for Billet-Schultes column packing (1708)
• Changed the Stream Properties report to omit vapor pressure result if a flash fails to converge (1901)
• Added the capability to use Align commands on text items in flowsheets (1947)
• Updated the E-mail Simulation feature to include only the file name in the subject line and attachment name (1958)
• Added an exception handler that enables the user to send an optional error report to Chemstations if CHEMCAD closes unexpectedly (1972)
• Added the capability to regress group BIPs for PSRK, UNIFAC, and Modified UNIFAC (2009)
• Changed the behavior of the Edit Streams dialog box so that it is always visible on the CHEMCAD workspace when open (2011)
• Added a warning for use when apparent species is insufficient for carbonate salts (2034)
• Added the capability to import and export Data Maps between simulations (2053)
• Changed heat of formation data for Refrigerant 123 (component number 1631) (2095)
• Added the capability to opt out of including component IDs as synonyms for CHEMCAD 6 user-defined components on import from CHEMCAD 5 (2098)
• Updated the SCDS UnitOp interface to allow for modeling heat-integrated distillation column (HIDiC) technology (2109)
• Added access to EREA equilibrium data variables for Data Maps (2115)
• Expanded EREA equilibrium constant correlation to include more terms as a function of temperature (2124)
• Enhanced the product and feed arrow icons so that a user can now double-click them to get product or stream information (2143)
• Improved viscosity calculation for petroleum fractions (2158)
• Expanded the number of columns that can be exported to a Data Maps (2177)

Updated list of features of version 6.2.2 may be downloaded

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