1. Engineering Design
Design and integrate petrochemical processes, systems and components satisfying requirements and needs, as well as given technical, economic, social and legal constraints.
|Interpret requirements and needs and translate them into the formulation of a petrochemical engineering project.|
|Formulate and analyze the specifications of a design project considering technical variables, as well as realistic economical, social, legal and environmental restrictions.|
|Propose and evaluate solution alternatives to select the most adequate satisfying requirements and constraints.|
|Present and describe the solution through specifications, planes, maps, graphs, engineering drawings, diagrams and virtual simulations.|
|Propose the process to implement the solution.|
2. Problem Solving
Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems properly using the methods, techniques and tools of petrochemical engineering.
|Identify and diagnose problems and prioritize them according to their impact and relevance.|
|Propose adequate and realizable solutions using appropriate norms and standards.|
|Use techniques and methodologies of petrochemical engineering to describe, analyze and solve engineering problems.|
|Operate and use equipment, instruments and software required for petrochemical engineering practice.|
|Take into account safety measures in the practice of engineering.|
3. Sciences Application
Apply the knowledge and skills of mathematics, sciences and engineering to solve petrochemical engineering problems.
|Identify the relevant variables of a system, define their metrics and formulates dependence relationships.|
|Apply mathematical models for analyzing, simulating, predicting and optimizing the performance and outcomes of petrochemical processes, systems and components.|
|Explain and interpret physical phenomena and chemical processes from the fundamental laws that govern them.|
|Apply knowledge of sciences and engineering for solving real-world engineering problems.|
4. Experimentation and Testing
Conceive and conduct experiments and tests, analyze data and interpret results.
|Determine objectives and restrictions of the experiment or test to be performed.|
|Determine the required equipment, tools and materials according to the experiment to be done.|
|Discriminate the relevant variables of an experiment, relating, measuring and quantifying them, and determining their tolerances.|
|Analyze and process data and results using proper concepts and criteria.|
|Use the scientific method for developing experiments, design and research projects.|
5. Modern Engineering Practice
Use and apply techniques, methods and tools of modern engineering necessary for the practice of petrochemical engineering.
|Use equipment, instruments and software typical of professional practice.|
|Apply modern techniques and methods for the analysis, design, integration and management of petrochemical production systems.|
|Apply up-to-date standards, norms and criteria for the practice of engineering.|
6. Engineering Impact
Understand the impact of petrochemical engineering solutions on people and society in local and global contexts.
|Recognize the role of petrochemical engineering on the progress of society and the wellbeing of people.|
|Identify and appraise the economical and social benefits of petrochemical engineering works.|
|Recognize the importance of petrochemical engineering for the creation and innovation of products and processes.|
|Understand the role of petrochemical engineering in risk prevention and disaster mitigation.|
7. Project Management
Determine the budgets, schedules and feasibility of engineering projects, and participate in its management for the attainment of goals.
|Formulate the objectives and restrictions of an engineering project and propose strategies for implementation.|
|Identify the required resources and their costs and estimate the budget of petrochemical engineering projects.|
|Determine the scope of a project, its activities and priorities, and propose execution and control schedules.|
|Determine the technical and economical feasibility of an engineering project as well as its social and environmental viability.|
|Formulate indicators and ratios for monitoring the proper implementation of the project.|
8. Environmental Appraisal
Take into account the importance of preserving and improving the environment in the development of their personal and professional activities.
|Promote the use of materials, technologies and processes that are environmentally adequate.|
|Make a rational use of natural resources understanding their importance in the life of people and society.|
|Participates in activities and campaigns for environment and ecosystems conservation and improvement.|
|Promote the sustainable development in their professional activities and apply norms of environmental management.|
9. Lifelong Learning
Recognize the need to keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date according to advances of petrochemical engineering, and engage in lifelong learning.
|Identify relevant areas for the development of their professional career.|
|Keep themselves up to date on new tendencies and technologies of petrochemical engineering as well as their diverse applications.|
|Be autonomous in their learning process.|
|Be part of research groups and students branches of professional associations.|
|Attend and participate in events of professional development.|
10. Contemporary Issues
Know and analyze relevant contemporary issues in local, national and global contexts.
|Be informed and emit opinion about the main social, economical and political facts in local and global contexts.|
|Understand relevant social and economical issues affecting his/her professional career and working environment.|
11. Ethical and Professional Responsibility
Evaluate their decisions and actions from a moral perspective and assume responsibility for the executed projects.
|Anticipate the implications of their decisions as well as the results of their actions and projects|
|Appraise the punctual and responsible fulfillment of their personal and professional duties.|
|Take into consideration community interests and the social benefit.|
|Know and act according to the professional code of ethics.|
Communicate clearly and effectively in oral, written and graphical formats, interacting with different types of audiences.
|Express their ideas clearly and concisely using the adequate technological support.|
|Elaborate clear and precise technical documentation using norms, symbology and terminology proper of petrochemical engineering.|
|Adjust their speech according to the type of audience for getting a proper understanding and interpretation.|
|Read technical documentation in English.|
Appraise the importance of teamworking and participate actively and effectively in multidisciplinary teams.
|Can perform as leader or active member of a working team effectively participating to achieve the proposed goals and results.|
|Propose and accepts ideas conducting to the achievement of objectives and results.|
|Appraise the differences of opinion, is tolerant and respect agreements.|
Aprobado el 14 de Abril de 2015.
Comisión Interna de Acreditación P2 – FIP