__Chemical
Engineering CHE__

**2160 Computer Technology for Chemical
Engineering Systems (1) F,S** *Prereq.: MATH 1550. Credit will not
be given for this course and CSC 2260, 2262, or IE 2060.* Introduction to
operating systems, programming techniques, and software packages used in the
solution of chemical engineering problems.

**2171 Chemical Engineering Fundamentals:
Material and Energy Balances (3) F,S** *Prereq.: MATH 1550 and CHEM
1202*. Emphasis on basic principles and concepts used to make chemical engineering
calculations; techniques used in these calculations applied to typical industrial
problems.

**2176 Mathematical Modeling of Chemical
Engineering Systems (3) F,S** *Prereq.: MATH 2090,CHE 2160, and 2171*.
Basic concepts and techniques in analysis of engineering processes; mathematical
description of physical systems and application of modern computers to solution
of resulting equations.

**3100 Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics
of Environmental Processes (3) F** *Prereq.: CHE 3172 or ME 3333 or
equivalent. Not open to chemical engineering majors. Credit will not be given
for both this course and CHE 4190*. Introductory chemical thermodynamic
concepts extended to heterogeneous equilibrium, dilute solutions, surfaces and
colloids of significance in environmental engineering pro-cesses; chemical reaction
kinetics concepts applied to the environment; applications to waste treatment
process design, property estimations for elucidating the fate and transport
of chemicals in the environment.

**3101 Transport Sciences: Momentum Transfer
(3) F** *Prereq.: CHE 2171, MATH 2090, and credit or registration
in CE 2450*. Fundamentals of momentum transfer; applications to the fluid
problems of engineering.

**3102 Transport Sciences: Heat and Mass
Transfer (4) S** *Prereq.: CHE 3101, ME 2833, or CE 2200, and MATH
2065*. Fundamentals of heat and mass transfer; similarities of heat, mass,
and momentum transfer and their interrelation; engineering applications.

**3104 Engineering Measurements Laboratory
(3) F,S** *Prereq.: CHE 2176 and credit or registration in CHE 3102.
2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab*. Laboratory work to accompany CHE 3101 and 3102.

**3172 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(3) F** *Prereq.: CHE 2171 and credit or registration in CHEM 3491*.
Basic concepts and chemical engineering applications of thermodynamics; emphasis
on flow processes and real gas thermodynamics.

**3173 Heterogeneous Equilibrium (3) S**
*Prereq.: CHE 3172*. Theory of vapor-liquid, liquid-liquid, and solid-liquid
equilibrium, including the effects of chemical reactions; application of thermodynamic
theory to the correlation of equilibrium data and the prediction of equilibrium
compositions.

**3249, 3250 Engineering Practice (1-3,
1-3) Su only** *Prereq.: consent of instructor. Pass-fail grading.
A minimum of 6 weeks of full-time employment by an industry participating in
the summer program. Same as ENGR 3049, 3050*. Selected engineering problems
in an industrial environment.

**3271, 3272 Senior Projects (1-2, 1-2)**
*Prereq.: consent of department. Pass-fail grading*. Experimental and
theoretical investigations including library research.

**4151 Unit Operations Design (4) F**
*Prereq.: CHE 3102 and 3173. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab*. Unit operations
analyzed as applications of chemical engineering fundamentals and transport
sciences; use of these principles in design calculations.

**4162 Unit Operations Laboratory (2) F,S**
*Prereq.: CHE 3104 and credit or registration in CHE 4151. 6 hrs. lab*.
Obtaining and interpreting data needed to solve typical problems in design or
operation of chemical engineering equipment.

**4171 Process Economics and Optimization
(3) F** *Prereq.: credit or registration in CHE 4151*. Application
of optimization principles to the economic design of chemical engineering unit
operations.

**4172 Process Design (4) S** *Prereq.:
CHE 4151, 4171, and 4190. 3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab*. Chemical plant design
from initial concept through preliminary estimate; flow diagrams, equipment
cost estimation, economic analysis, safety, and environmental issues; computer-aided
process design.

**4190 Chemical Reaction Engineering (3)
F** *Prereq.: CHE 3102 and 3173; or equivalent*. Basic principles
of reactor design; selection of best design alternatives; achievement of optimum
reactor operation.

**4198 Process Dynamics (3) S** *Prereq.:
CHE 4151; or equivalent*. Principles and practices of process dynamics and
automatic control; mathematical modeling of process dynamics, feedback control,
and feed forward control.

**4204 Technology of Petroleum Refining
(3) F** *Prereq.: Credit or registration in CHE 4151*. Catalytic
and thermal processes used in petroleum refining; application of scientific
and engineering principles in processes such as catalytic cracking, reforming,
coking, alkylation, isomerization, and hydroprocessing; emphasis on applied
catalysis and its impact on engineering design.

**4205 Technology of Petrochemical Industry
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 4151*. Processes used in the manufacture of
petroleum-based chemicals; application of scientific and engineering principles
involved in the production of hydrogen, alcohols, olefins, aromatics, aldehydes,
ketones, acids, rubber, and other polymers; emphasis on catalysis by transition-metal
complexes.

**4210 Industrial Catalysis (3)**
*Prereq.: credit or registration in CHE 4190*. Principles of the industrial
utilization of heterogenous catalysis; topics include absorption phenomena,
methodology in catalyst preparation, characterization and evaluation of catalysts,
diffusion and reaction in porous catalysts, and a survey of major industrial
processes.

**4221, 4222 Senior Research (1,2) ***Prereq.:
CHE 3102, 3104, and 3173, gpa of at least 2.8 (in CHE) and consent of instructor.
CHE 4221 is prerequisite for 4222. Project chosen in consultation with instructor.
Formal proposal and final presentation required. Not open to graduate students*.
Comprehensive research or development project of a theoretical or experimental
nature, involving a team effort over two semesters (fall and spring period).

**4253 Introduction to Industrial Pollution
Control (3)** *Prereq.: CHE 3102 or equivalent introductory course
in transport science*. Quantitative application of chemical engineering
principles to removal of objectionable components from effluents, with emphasis
on industrial processing effluents; currently available techniques for controlling
air and water pollution and solid wastes; concept of pollution control through
basic process alterations developed by specific examples.

**4260 Biochemical Engineering (3)**
*Prereq.: credit or registration in CHE 4190 or equivalent*. Application
of chemical engineering fundamentals to microbiological and biochemical systems;
problems peculiar to industrial operations involving microbial processes; growth
conditions and requirements, metabolisms, product separations, enzyme catalysis,
sterilization, and aseptic operations.

**4263 Environmental Chemodynamics (3)**
*Prereq.: CHE 3102 or equivalent introductory course in transport science*.
Environmental chemodynamics: interphase equilibrium, reactions, transport processes
and related models for anthropogenic substances across natural interfaces (air-water-sediment-soil)
and associated boundary regions.

**4270 Processing of Advanced Materials
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 3102 or equivalent transport course*. Treatment
of coupled chemical reaction and mass, energy, and momentum transport in the
manufacturing and processing of semiconductors and advanced ceramic materials;
engineering models for chemical and physical vapor deposition methods and condensed
phase processes.

**4275 Electrochemical Engineering (3)**
*Prereq.: CHE 3102 or equivalent introductory course in transport science*.
Principles of electrochemistry applied to engineering problems; potential distribution
theory, kinetics, mass transport, and thermodynamic principles; quantification
of controlling factors in microfabrication, corrosion, battery design, and electrochemical
synthesis.

**4285 Principles of High Polymers (3)**
*Prereq.: CHE 3172 and CHEM 3491*. Solution and solid-state properties
of high polymers; microstructure of polymer chains and effect on macromolecular
physical properties of the final plastics.

**4296 Development of Mathematical Models
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 2176 and 3102; or equivalent*. Mathematical
descriptions of systems encountered in chemical engineering developed from basic
principles; lumped parameter systems, distributed parameter systems, formulation
of ordinary and partial differential equations, continuous and discrete analogs,
and matrix formulations; models developed for systems ranging from simple elements
to plant-scale.

**4410 Special Topics in Chemical Engineering
Design (3)** *May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. when topics vary*.
One or more phases of current chemical engineering design.

**4420 Special Topics in Chemical Engineering
Science (3)** *May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. when topics
vary*. One or more phases of current chemical engineering science.

**7110 Mathematical Methods in Chemical
Engineering (3) F** Review of physicochemical problem formulation; analytical
and approximate techniques for the solution of linear and nonlinear differential
equation models in chemical engineering systems.

**7120 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(3) F** Thermodynamic properties, first and second laws of thermodynamics,
entropy, Maxwell relations, and relationship of thermodynamic properties to
intermolecular forces; physical equilibrium with emphasis on partial free energy,
fugacity, Raoult's law, K-values, equations of state, and activity coefficients;
chemical equilibrium and free energies; fundamentals of statistical mechanics.

**7130 Fundamentals of Transport Phenomena
(3) S** Foundations of heat, mass, and momentum transfer in continua;
laminar flow; boundary layer theory; turbulence; buoyancy-induced flows; heat
and mass transfer by diffusion, convection, and turbulence.

**7140 Chemical Reactor Design Methods (3)
S** Basic principles of chemical kinetics, fluid flow, heat transfer,
and mass transfer used in design of chemical reactors; chemical equilibria,
chemical kinetics, design of isothermal reactors, effects of nonideal flow,
nonisothermal reactors, and solid-gas catalytic reactions.

**7302 Administration of Engineering and
Technical Personnel (3)** *See IE 7642*.

**7314 Optimization (3)** Techniques
of optimization including analytical methods, linear and nonlinear programming,
geometric and dynamic programming, and variational methods with application
to systems of interest to chemical engineers.

**7352 Distillation and Other Separation
Processes (3)** Mathematical models, phase equilibria, and calculation
procedures related to design and behavior of distillation columns, absorbers,
extractor-settlers, etc.; emphasis on computer techniques.

**7512 Advanced Chemical Engineering Analysis
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 7110 or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of
6 hrs. of credit with consent of department*. Topics in chemical engineering
analysis, such as perturbation methods, matched asymptotic expansions, vector
and tensor calculus, and numerical techniques.

**7522 Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 7120 or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of
6 hrs. of credit with consent of department*. Thermodynamics of chemical
engineering processes, such as nonequilibrium thermodynamic properties.

**7532 Advanced Chemical Engineering Fluid
Mechanics (3)** *Prereq.: CHE 7130 or equivalent. May be taken for
a max. of 6 hrs. of credit with consent of department*. Chemical engineering
flow processes, such as turbulence, boundary layer theory, hydrodynamic stability,
compressible flow, multiphase flow, chemically reacting flows, and nonNewtonian
and viscoelastic fluids.

**7534 Advanced Chemical Engineering Heat
Transfer (3)** *Prereq.: CHE 7130 or equivalent. May be taken for
a max. of 6 hrs. of credit with consent of department*. Chemical process
heat transfer; phase change and moving boundary problems; heat transfer mechanisms,
natural and forced convection, radiation, and combined heat and mass transfer.

**7536 Advanced Chemical Engineering Mass
Transfer (3)** *Prereq.: CHE 7130 or equivalent. May be taken for
a max. of 6 hrs. of credit with consent of department*. Transport of mass
in chemical engineering processes, such as diffusional operations, models for
mass transfer in multicomponent, multiphase, stationary, flowing, and reacting
systems.

**7542 Catalysis (3)** *Prereq.:
CHE 7140 or equivalent*. Heterogeneous catalysis; adsorption phenomena,
physical methods, solid state spectroscopies, and reaction mechanisms as applicable
to fundamental and industrially significant processes.

**7544 Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 7140 or equivalent*. Gas-phase reactions and
modern approach to deduction of reaction mechanism; collision, transition state,
RRK, and RRKM theories, bond energy correlations, kinetics of complex reaction
systems, fast reactions, computer modeling, and sensitivity analysis.

**7572 Advanced Automatic Process Control
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 4198 or equivalent*. Recent developments in
control theory applied to control schemes in industrial processes; techniques
of state space analysis, nonlinear stability criteria, multivariable control,
and system identification.

**7574 Digital Control of Processes (3)**
*Prereq.: CHE 4198 or equivalent*. Theory and use of digital computers
for process control; relationships between computer and process control schemes,
control algorithms, valve dynamics, modeling techniques.

**7582 Polymerization and Polycondensation
Processes (4)** *Prereq.: CHEM 4160 or 4562 or CHE 4285 or equivalent.
3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. demonstration/lab. Also offered as CHEM 7261*. Preparation
and characterization of high polymers; typical commercial procedures for plastics
production.

**7592 Design Problems in Chemical Engineering
(3)** *Prior to registration students should discuss a prospective
design problem with faculty member under whom they plan to study and obtain
departmental approval. Design problem cannot be directly related to student's
research*. Integration of technology into design of systems or plants for
accomplishing specific objectives; emphasis on producing a design package considering
technical, economic, manning, and scheduling aspects of the project.

**7594 Advanced Computer-Aided Process Design
(3)** *Prereq.: CHE 4173 or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of
6 hrs. of credit with consent of department*. Computer-aided process design
and simulation of chemical process industries, such as sequential modular flow
sheeting, simultaneous solution schemes, decomposition strategies, and various
simulation languages.

**7700 Advanced Topics in Chemical Engineering
(3)** *May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit with consent of
instructor*. One or more phases of advanced chemical engineering practice.

**8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.)**
*"S"/"U" grading*.

**9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem.)**
*"S"/"U" grading*.