Chemical Engineering (CHME)

CHME 1130  INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING I (2 credits)

The profession of chemical engineering. Chemical engineers' impact on today's societal issues, team problem solving, communication skills, and the introduction of chemical process flow sheets. (Has guess lectures and requires field trips.)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Not open to nondegree students

CHME 1140  INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING II (2 credits)

Analytical and computational methods for solving problems related to chemical process measurements, properties of single compounds, properties of mixtures, stoichiometry.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH 1950, CHEM 1180, CHEM 1184 (prereq or coreq). Not open to nondegree students.

CHME 2020  MASS & ENERGY BALANCES (3 credits)

Application of the principle of conservation of mass and energy in the analysis of steady-state chemical processes. Selected topics in physical, chemical and thermal property estimation.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHEM1190 and CHME1140 and coreq MATH1960, not open to nondegree students

CHME 2030  EQUILIBRIUM STAGE OPERATIONS (3 credits)

Phase equilibria and mass and energy balances applied to staged mass transfer operations.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH1960 and CHME2020 and coreq CIST1400, not open to nondegree students

CHME 3120  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING COMPUTATION (3 credits)

Computational methods in orthogonal polynomials, numerical integration, matrix operations and ordinary differential equations as they apply to chemical engineering problems such as separations, reactor design, transport operations and control.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Junior standing and CIST1400 and MATH2350, not open to nondegree students

CHME 3220  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS I (3 credits)

Application of three fundamental laws to chemical engineering problems.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHME 2020 and CSCI 1840.

CHME 3230  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMCS II (3 credits)

Application to multicomponent systems: thermodynamics, phase equilibria, chemical reaction equilibria, and process analysis.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHME3220, not open to nondegree students

CHME 3320  TRANSPORT OPERATIONS I (3 credits)

Mass, momentum, and energy transport phenomena and their applications in chemical engineering.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH1970 and (CHME2020 or MENG2000), not open to nondegree students

CHME 3330  TRANSPORT OPERATIONS II (3 credits)

Continuation of CHME 3320.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHME3320, not open to nondegree students

CHME 4300  CHEMICAL ENGINEERING LAB (4 credits)

Selected experiments in chemical engineering. Emphasis on experimental design, interpretation of results, and formal oral and written reports. (Cross-listed with CHME8306)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHME2030 and CHME3330 and coreq CHME4420

CHME 4340  DIFFUSIONAL OPERATIONS (3 credits)

Application of diffusional theory to the design of processing equipment required for absorption, adsorption, leaching. drying, and chemical reactions. (Cross-listed with CHME8346)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHME3330 and CHME4420 and MATH3350

CHME 4420  CHEMICAL REACTOR ENGINEERING AND DESIGN (3 credits)

Basic principles of chemical kinetics are coupled with models descriptive of rates of energy and mass transfer for the analysis and design of reactor systems. (Cross-listed with CHME 8426).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHME3230

CHME 4890  AIR POLLUTION, ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL (3 credits)

Survey of the present status of the air pollution problem and the application of engineering and scientific principles to its practical and effective coordinated control. (Cross-listed with CHME 8896).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Senior standing