Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: PTAC-1302- Section: 13
Introduction to Process Technology
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Instructor Information
Instructor Thomas Janise
Phone(409) 984-6391
Location:Umphrey Industrial Technology Center - Room: 201 C
Hours:appointments made by email or cell phone
Business and Industrial Technology
Chair:Sheila Guillot
Phone:(409) 984-6381

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Course Information
Description An introduction overview of the processing industries.
Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes
Core Objectives
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Introduction to Process Technology, Second Edition, Publisher-Pearson: ISBN-10:0-13-480824-X / ISBN-13:978-0-13-480824-6
Lecture Topics
Week of Aug 24 -28

Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 1 - Process Technology Overview
Chapter 2 - Mineral Extraction... Oil and Gas, and Mining.
Chapter 3 - Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries

Week of Aug 31 Sept 4
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 4 - Power Generation Industry
Chapter 6 - Water and Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 7 - Pulp and Paper Industry

Week of Sept 7 - 11
Labor Day Holiday - Monday Sept 7
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 11 - Basic Physics
Chapter 12 - Basic Chemistry

Week of Sept 14 - 18
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 13 - Process Drawings
Chapter 14 - Piping and Valves
Chapter 15 - Vessels

Week of Sept 21 - 25
Review for Exam 2 - Chapters 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15.

Week of Sept 28 - Oct 2
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 16 - Pumps
Chapter 17 - Compressors
Chapter 18 - Turbines

Week of Oct 5 - 9
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 20 - Heat Exchangers
Chapter 21 - Cooling Towers

Week of Oct 12 - 16
Review for Exam 3 - Chapters 16, 17, 18, 20, 21

Week of Oct 19 - 23
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 22 - Furnaces
Chapter 23 - Boilers

Week of Oct 26 - 30
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 24 - Distillation

Week of November 2 - 6
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 25 - Process Service Utilities
Chapter 26 - Process Auxiliaries

Week of Nov 9 -13
Review, discuss, and demonstrate...
Chapter 27

Week of Nov 16 - 20
Review for Exam 4
Begin Review and study for Final Exam

Week of Nov 23- 27
Continue Review and study for Final Exam

Week of Nov 30 - Dec 4
Continue Review and study for Final Exam
Last Class Day - December 2

Major Assignments

Final Exam Date December 7, 2020 - 6:00 AM   Through  December 7, 2020 - 11:30 PM
Grading Scale  90 - 100=A    80 - 89=B    70 - 79=C     60 - 69=D    Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Tests - 33%, Daily Grades- 33%, Final Exam- 33%
Course Policies
Instructor Policies Contact by Phone or email
email - janiseth@lamarpa.edu
cell - 409-201-2407
Attendance Policy This is a partially on-line course. Attendance of labs will be monitored and will reflect on your Daily Grade, which is 33% of your final grade.

For the lectures, you will be required to monitor the Content section of your Blackboard each scheduled class day.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
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