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Chemical Engineering (CH E)

CH E 097 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: Summer 1998
 

CH E 100S Exploring Chemical Engineering First-Year Seminar (1) The exploration of Chemical Engineering and available career opportunities.
Effective: Summer 2007
 

CH E 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

CH E 210 Introduction to Material Balances (3) An integrated approach to the study of material balances and industrial chemical processes important in chemical engineering.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 251  

CH E 210H Introduction to Material Balances (Honors) (3) An integrated approach to honor-level study of material balances and industrial chemical processes important in chemical engineering.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 251  

CH E 220 Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (3) Chemical process applications of energy balances, equations of state, thermodynamic properties of real fluids, second law of thermodynamics, cycles.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 230  

CH E 220H Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (Honors) (3) Chemical process applications of energy balances, equations of state, thermodynamic properties of real fluids, second law of thermodynamics, cycles.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 230  

CH E 230 Computational Tools for Chemical Engineering (1) This 1-credit course will cover the key computational tools needed by Chemical Engineering students.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: MATH 251  

CH E 294 Research Project (1-12) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

CH E 296 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 297 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: Summer 1998
 

CH E 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

CH E 300 Professional Development Seminar (1) Lectures and discussion by visiting engineers and faculty on chemical engineering, job selection, patents, licensing, ethics, and other professional problems.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: fifth-semester standing  

CH E 320 Phase and Chemical Equilibria (3) Pure component phase properties, solution properties, equilibria among phases, equilibrium stage separations, chemical reaction equilibria.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with minimum grade of "C"CH E 220 with minimum grade of "C"  

CH E 330 Process Fluid Mechanics (3) An integrated study of the fundamentals and the quantitative design techniques involving flow of fluids in chemical processes.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with a minimum grade of "C"  

CH E 330H Process Fluid Mechanics (Honors) (3) An integrated study of the fundamentals and the quantitative design techniques involving flow of fluids in chemical processes.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with minimum grade of "C"  

CH E 340 Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering (3) Introduction to concepts and principles of biomolecular engineering, with emphasis on biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with "C" or betterB M B 251, CHEM 212  

CH E 350 Process Heat Transfer (3) An integrated study of the fundamentals and the quantitative design techniques involving heat transfer in chemical processes.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with minimum grade of "C"  

CH E 360 Mathematical Modeling in Chemical Engineering (3) Mathematical model formulation for chemical and physical processes, including applications of ordinary differential equations and numerical methods.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: CH E 210 with minimum grade of "C"MATH 230, MATH 251  

CH E 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

CH E 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

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
 

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