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Courses - Fall 2024
CHBE
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Open Seats as of
07/19/2024 at 10:30 PM
CHBE100
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Overview of the specializations and career paths available in chemical and biomolecular engineering. Academic planning, policies and resources will be covered including introduction to undergraduate research, study abroad, internship and co-op opportunities as well as chemical engineering student groups. A peer mentoring program will enable students to interact with successful upper-class chemical engineering students and build their chemical engineering peer network.
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.
CHBE333
(Perm Req)
Chemical Engineering Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Junior standing; and must be in a major within ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE333 or ENCH333.
Formerly: ENCH333.
To develop oral communication skills through a series of class presentations of current chemical engineering topics.
CHBE369
(Perm Req)
Teaching Experiences in Chemical Engineering
Credits: 1 - 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHBE410
(Perm Req)
Statistics and Design of Experiments
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE250, MATH241, and MATH246.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE410 or ENCH476.
Formerly: ENCH476.
An introduction to probability, statistics, and design of experiments for chemical engineers.
CHBE422
(Perm Req)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Transport Phenomena I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE101, CHBE250, MATH241, and MATH246.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE422 or ENCH422.
Formerly: ENCH422.
Principals of fluid dynamics as applied to model development and process design. Mass, momentum and energy conservation. Statics and surface tension. Equation of Continuity and Navier-Stokes Equation with application to laminar flow. Dimensional analysis. Macroscopic balances, Bernoulli Equation and friction factors with application to turbulent flow.
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.
CHBE440
(Perm Req)
Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE301, MATH241, and MATH246.
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Chemical program; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE440 or ENCH440.
Formerly: ENCH440.
Fundamentals of chemical reaction kinetics and their application to the design and operation of chemical reactors. Reaction rate theory, homogeneous reactions and catalysis electrochemical reactions. Catalytic reactor design.
CHBE442
(Perm Req)
Chemical and Biomolecular Systems Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHBE424 and CHBE426.
Credit only granted for: CHBE442 or ENCH442.
Formerly: ENCH442.
Dynamic response applied to process systems. Goals and modes of control, Laplace transformations, analysis and synthesis of simple control systems, closed loop response, dynamic testing.
CHBE444
(Perm Req)
Process Engineering Economics and Design I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHBE424, CHBE426, and CHBE440.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE444 or ENCH444.
Formerly: ENCH444.
Principles of chemical engineering economics and process design. Equipment sizing and costing. Economic evaluation of projects. Flowsheet synthesis. Introduction to flowsheet simulators and concepts of flowsheet optimization. Synthesis of Heat Exchanger Networks and Distillation Sequences.
CHBE452
(Perm Req)
Introduction of Machine Learning in Chemical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: Basic knowledge of chemical engineering, materials science, ordinary differential equations, and Python is desirable.
Restriction: Permission of Department or Instructor.
Jointly offered with: CHBE652.
Credit only granted for: CHBE452 or CHBE652.
Introduction of data science and machine learning approaches to modern problems in chemical engineering and materials science. This course develops data science approaches, including their foundational mathematical and statistical basis, and applies these methods to data sets of limited size and precision. Methods for regression and clustering will be developed and applied, with an emphasis on validation and error quantification. Techniques that will be developed include linear and nonlinear regression, clustering and logistic regression, dimensionality reduction, unsupervised learning, and artificial neural networks. These methods will be applied to a range of engineering problems, including conducting polymers, stretchable conductors, organic synthesis, and quality control in manufacturing.
CHBE468
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHBE469
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHBE472
(Perm Req)
Control of Air Pollution Sources
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Jointly offered with: CHBE672.
Credit only granted for: CHBE472, CHBE672 or ENCH672.
Sources and effects of air pollutants, regulatory trends, atmospheric dispersion models, fundamentals of two-phase flow as applied to air pollution and air pollution control systems, design of systems for control of gases and particulate matter.
CHBE473
(Perm Req)
Electrochemical Energy Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Jointly offered with: CHBE673.
Credit only granted for: ENCH468K, CHBE473 or CHBE673.
Formerly: ENCH468K.
The lecture will start from the basic electrochemical thermodynamics and kinetics, with emphasis on electrochemical techniques, fundamental principle and performance of batteries, and supercapacitors.
CHBE474
(Perm Req)
Biopharmaceutical Process Development and Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: BIOE120; and permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Jointly offered with: CHBE674.
Credit only granted for: CHBE474, BIOE489T, ENCH648D or CHBE674.
Covers the fundamental steps involved in process development and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals. An overview of different classes of biopharmaceuticals as well as manufacturing requirements for clinical development and regulatory approval will be provided. In depth coverage of manufacturing steps including cell culture, purification and formulation as well as drug product manufacturing, analysis and stability will be covered. Scientific literature will be used to highlight current challenges and novel solutions in each step of the manufacturing process. Scale up considerations, GMP requirements and process economics will also be introduced.
CHBE490
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: CHBE490, ENCH490, or ENMA495.
Formerly: ENCH490.
The elements of the polymer chemistry and industrial polymerization, polymer structures and physics, thermodynamics of polymer solutions, polymer processing methods, and engineering applications of polymers.
CHBE493
(Perm Req)
Chemical Processes in Beer Brewing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE424 and CHBE440; and permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR- & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE493 or CHBE693.
Additional information: Neither the students nor the instructor will be making or working with alcoholic beverages in the course.
Covers chemical engineering principles and chemical processes involved in the brewing and quality control of beer. Topics will include extraction and isomerization of bittering compounds from hops, enzymatic reactions involved in mashing beer, colloidal chemistry of haze formation, and microbiology of yeast and fermentation. Quantitative models will be applied to these processes based on fundamental chemical engineering principles from reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, transport phenomena, and colloid and interfacial science.
CHBE494
(Perm Req)
Sustainable Separations and Carbon Capture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE424, CHBE426 and CHBE440; and permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and must have permission of ENGR- & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE494 or CHBE694.
Provides a comprehensive overview of sustainable separations and carbon dioxide capture using synthetic membranes and sorbents.
CHBE608
(Perm Req)
Research in Chemical Engineering
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHBE609
(Perm Req)
CHBE610
(Perm Req)
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: CHBE301; and CHBE302. Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENCH610 or CHBE610.
Formerly: ENCH610.
Advanced application of the general thermodynamic methods to chemical engineering problems. First and second law consequences; estimation and correlation of thermodynamic properties; phase and chemical reaction equilibria.
CHBE620
(Perm Req)
Methods of Engineering Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH246 and CHBE250; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: ENCH620 or CHBE620.
Formerly: ENCH620.
Application of selected mathematical techniques to the analysis and solution of engineering problems; included are the applications of matrices, vectors, tensors, differential equations, integral transforms, and probability methods to such problems as unsteady heat transfer, transient phenomena in mass transfer operations, stagewise processes, chemical reactors, process control, and nuclear reactor physics.
CHBE652
(Perm Req)
Introduction of Machine Learning in Chemical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: Basic knowledge of chemical engineering, materials science, ordinary differential equations, and Python is desirable.
Restriction: Permission of Department or Instructor.
Jointly offered with: CHBE452.
Credit only granted for: CHBE452 or CHBE652.
Introduction of data science and machine learning approaches to modern problems in chemical engineering and materials science. This course develops data science approaches, including their foundational mathematical and statistical basis, and applies these methods to data sets of limited size and precision. Methods for regression and clustering will be developed and applied, with an emphasis on validation and error quantification. Techniques that will be developed include linear and nonlinear regression, clustering and logistic regression, dimensionality reduction, unsupervised learning, and artificial neural networks. These methods will be applied to a range of engineering problems, including conducting polymers, stretchable conductors, organic synthesis, and quality control in manufacturing.
CHBE672
(Perm Req)
Control of Air Pollution Sources
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Jointly offered with: CHBE472.
Credit only granted for: CHBE472 or CHBE672.
Sources and effects of air pollutants, regulatory trends, atmospheric dispersion models, fundamentals of two-phase flow as applied to air pollution and air pollution control systems, design of systems for control of gases and particulate matter.
CHBE673
(Perm Req)
Electrochemical Energy Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Jointly offered with: CHBE473.
Credit only granted for: CHBE473 or CHBE673.
Basic electrochemical thermodynamics and kinetics, with emphasis on electrochemical techniques, fundamental principle and performance of batteries, and supercapacitors.
CHBE690
(Perm Req)
Polymer Reaction Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENCH640; or permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: ENCH781 or CHBE690.
Formerly: ENCH781.
Advanced topics in polymerization kinetics, reactor design and analysis; addition and step-growth polymerization; homogeneous and heterogeneous polymerization; photopolymerization; reactor dynamics; optimal operation and control of industrial polymerization reactors.
CHBE693
(Perm Req)
Chemical Processes in Beer Brewing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE424 and CHBE440; and permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and permission of ENGR- & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE493 or CHBE693.
Additional information: Neither the students nor the instructor will be making or working with alcoholic beverages in the course.
Covers chemical engineering principles and chemical processes involved in the brewing and quality control of beer. Topics will include extraction and isomerization of bittering compounds from hops, enzymatic reactions involved in mashing beer, colloidal chemistry of haze formation, and microbiology of yeast and fermentation. Quantitative models will be applied to these processes based on fundamental chemical engineering principles from reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, transport phenomena, and colloid and interfacial science.
CHBE694
(Perm Req)
Sustainable Separations and Carbon Capture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHBE424, CHBE426 and CHBE440; and permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department; and must have permission of ENGR- & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: CHBE494 or CHBE694.
Provides a comprehensive overview of sustainable separations and carbon dioxide capture using synthetic membranes and sorbents.
CHBE799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHBE898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHBE899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research; Chemical Engineering
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.