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Courses - Summer 2019
CHBE
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
CHBE101
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHEM135; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Corequisite: MATH141.
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Chemical program; or permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE101 or ENCH215.
Formerly: ENCH215.
Introduction to methods of chemical engineering calculations and analysis. Stoichiometric relations, material and energy balances, and behavior of gases, vapors, liquids and solids. Analytical and computer methods.
CHBE250
(Perm Req)
Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHBE101; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH241.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE250 or ENCH250.
Formerly: ENCH250.
Algorithm development and application of software to the analysis of chemical engineering problems. File management and editing, graphics and numerical methods. Use of spreadsheets, statistics/math software and process simulators for the design of chemical process equipment.
CHBE301
(Perm Req)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Thermodynamics I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHBE101; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in CHBE250 and MATH241.
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Chemical program; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENCH300 or CHBE301.
Formerly: ENCH300.
Principles of thermodynamics and their application to engineering problems. First and second laws of thermodynamics, properties of gases, liquids and solids, phase equilibrium, flow and non-flow systems, energy conversion, production of work from heat, thermodynamic analysis of processes, equilibrium stage operations and the thermodynamics of chemically reacting systems.
CHBE437
(Perm Req)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHBE424, CHBE426, and CHBE440.
Restriction: Must be in a major within ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE437 or ENCH437.
Formerly: ENCH437.
Application of chemical engineering process and unit operation principals in small-scale semi-commercial equipment. Data from experimental observations are used to evaluate performance and efficiency of operations. Emphasis on correct presentation of results inreport form.