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Chemical Engineering (CH E)

CH E 410 Mass Transfer Operations (3) Introduction to principles and applications of mass transfer, with focus on the design of equilibrium stage and continuous contacting separation processes.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 320 and eitherCH E 330 orCH E 350  

CH E 423 Chemical Energy Technology (3) This course provides an overview of current and prospective chemical energy storage and conversion technologies.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with a minimum grade of "C"; prerequisite or concurrent:CH E 320  

CH E 430 Chemical Reaction Engineering (3) Chemical reaction rates and equilibria, reactors, reactor design; emphasis on industrial chemical processes.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 320  

CH E 432 (F SC 432) Petroleum Processing (3) A study of physical and chemical processes to convert crude oil into desired products with an outlook from present to future.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 210  

CH E 438 Bioprocess Engineering (3) Introduction to the biotechnology field including consideration of upstream and downstream processing of biochemicals.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 212  

CH E 442 (MATSE 448) Polymer Processing Technology (3) Basic principles of polymer melt processing are reviewed and subsequently applied to the most important industrial processing operations.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: MATSE 447 orCH E 330  

CH E 443 Introduction to Polymer Science (3) Introduction to synthesis, structure, characterization and processing of polymers. Single molecule properties, polymer solutions, glasses, crystals and blends.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: CH E 320 andCHEM 210  

CH E 446 Transport Phenomena (3) Fundamental treatment of mass, heat, and momentum transfer; emphasis on transport properties and mathematical models of chemical engineering transport processes.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: CH E 330, CH E 350, CH E 360 ; prerequisite or concurrent:CH E 410  

CH E 449 Bioseparations (3) Analysis and design of separation processes for the purification of biological molecules.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: CH E 410  

CH E 450 Process Dynamics and Control (3) Analysis of time-dependent variables in chemical process plants; reactor design and control; computer applications.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:CH E 410, CH E 430  

CH E 452 Chemical Process Safety (3) This course provides an overview of Process Safety in the Chemical Industry, focusing on the nature of chemical plant addidents.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:CH E 410, CH E 430  

CH E 470 Design of Chemical Plants (3) Lectures and practicum on methods and calculations, including economic evaluations for the design of chemical plants; formal technical report required.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: CH E 410, CH E 430  

CH E 480M Chemical Engineering Laboratory (Honors) (3) Data interpretation and analysis from student-operated experiments on pilot-plant equipment. Individual written and oral technical reports.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C, CH E 320, CH E 330, CH E 350  

CH E 480W Chemical Engineering Laboratory (3) Data interpretation and correlation from student-operated experiments on pilot-plant equipment. Individual written and oral technical reports.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C, CH E 320, CH E 330, CH E 350  

CH E 494 Research Projects in Chemical Engineering (1-6) An original problem, including a search of the literature, experimental investigation, and preparation in formal thesis form.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: Permission of program  

CH E 494H Research Projects in Chemical Engineering (Honors) (1-6) An original problem, including a search of the literature, experimental investigation, and preparation in formal thesis form.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: Permission of program  

CH E 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

CH E 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

CH E 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

CH E 501 (BIOE 501) Bioengineering Transport Phenomena (3) Application of the equations of mass, energy, and momentum conservation to physiological phenomena and to the design of artificial organs.
Effective: Summer 1990
 

CH E 503 (BIOE 503) Fluid Mechanics of Bioengineering Systems (3) Cardiovascular system and blood flow, non-Newtonian fluid description, vessel flows, unsteady flows and wave motion, windkessel theory, transmission line theory.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: BME 409 (equivalent to CH E 330 M E 320 or AERSP 308)  

CH E 510 (MATSE 510) Surface Characterization of Materials (3) Physical and chemical principles of characterization techniques widely used in materials science, chemistry and engineering.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

CH E 512 Optimization and Biological Networks (3) Mathematical optimization, formulation and solution techniques for linear, nonlinear, and mixed-integer problems; optimization-based tools for reconstruction, analysis, and redesign of biological networks.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

CH E 524 Chemical Engineering, Application of Thermodynamics (3) Elements of thermochemistry and thermodynamics of greatest importance in chemical engineering.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

CH E 528 Colloidal Forces and Thermodynamics (3) Unified treatment of formation, growth and stability of colloids based on principles of intermolecular and colloidal forces and thermodynamics.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 450, CH E 320 or an equivalent background in chemical thermodynamics  

CH E 535 Chemical Reaction Engineering (3) Optimal design of batch and continuous chemical reactors and reactor batteries; effect of mixing on reactor operation.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

CH E 536 Heterogeneous Catalysis (3) Thermodynamics and kinetics of adsorption and reactions on solid surfaces, heat and mass transfer effects, theory and correlations in catalysis.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 450, CHEM 452  

CH E 544 General Transport Phenomena (3) Formulation and solution of transport problems involving momentum, heat, and mass transfer, with chemical engineering applications.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: CH E 330, CH E 350, CH E 410  

CH E 545 Transport Phenomena I (3) Momemtum transport, laminar and turbulent flow, boundary layer analysis, non- Newtonian flow, mechanical energy balance, chemical engineering applications.
Effective: Fall 1982
 

CH E 546 Transport Phenomena II (3) Heat and mass transfer, steady and unsteady state, coupling, molecular diffusion, moving boundaries, transfer coefficients, chemical engineering applications.
Effective: Fall 1982
 

CH E 576 (C E 576) Environmental Transport Processes (3) Fundamentals of chemical transport in engineered environments, such as biofilm reactors, and natural systems including aquifers and rivers.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: C E 475  

CH E 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 1988
 

CH E 594 Research Topics (1-18) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

CH E 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

CH E 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

CH E 599 Foreign Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 4) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

CH E 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

CH E 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

CH E 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Opportunity for supervised and graded teaching experience for graduate students in chemical engineering.
Effective: Fall 1983
Prerequisite: At least one year of graduate study in chemical engineering.  

CH E 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

CH E 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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