CHME805
Multiple Contact Separation Processes

Prerequisites: CHME 823 and permission

Description: Application of the principles of physical kinetics and the equilibrium stage to separation processes such as absorption, extraction, and distillation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME812
Introduction to Atomistic SimulationsCrosslisted with CHME 412

Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission

Description: Theory and application of quantum-based computational methods used to model, predict and analyze materials properties.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME815
Advanced Chemical Engineering Analysis

Prerequisites: CHME 833, MATH 820 or MATH 821

Description: Application of advanced mathematics to chemical engineering design, with emphasis upon the derivation of differential equations describing physical situations as well as upon the solution of these equations. Design methods for tubular and stirred tank reactors, ion exchange units, pebble heaters, gas absorbers, mixers, etc.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME823
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and KineticsCrosslisted with CHME 323

Prerequisites: CHME 223

Description: Application to multi-component systems; thermodynamics, phase equilibria, chemical reaction equilibria, and process analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: CHME 324; CHME 847, CHME 447

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME825
Theoretical and Applied Thermodynamics for Chemical Engineers

Prerequisites: CHME 823 or CHEM 982, MATH 820 or 821 or equivalent

Description: Application of classical engineering and chemical thermodynamics to problems in chemical engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME830
Chemical Engineering Laboratory IICrosslisted with CHME 430

Prerequisites: CHME 330; CHME 442 or parallel; CHME 462 or parallel. Parallel: CHME 460.

Description: Selected experiments in chemical engineering. Emphasis on experimental design, interpretation of results, and formal oral and written presentation.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:4

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CHME832
Transport Operations ICrosslisted with CHME 332

Prerequisites: MATH 208, A grade of C- or better in CHME 202.

Description: Mass, momentum and energy transport phenomena and their application in chemical engineering.

This course is a prerequisite for: AGEN 325, BSEN 325; AGEN 344, BSEN 344; CHME 330; CHME 420; CHME 835

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME833
Transport Operations IICrosslisted with CHME 333

Prerequisites: CHME 832

Description: Continuation of CHME 332/832.

This course is a prerequisite for: CHME 835

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME834
Diffusional OperationsCrosslisted with CHME 434

Prerequisites: CHME 331, MATH 221.

Description: Application of diffusional theory to the design of processing equipment required for absorption, adsorption, leaching, drying, and chemical reactions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME835
Transport Phenomena I

Prerequisites: MATH 821; CHME 832 and CHME 833 or equivalent

Description: Advanced consideration of molecular and turbulent momentum, energy and mass transport.

This course is a prerequisite for: CHME 836

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME836
Transport Phenomena II

Prerequisites: CHME 835

Description: Continuation of Transport Phenomena I.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME842
Chemical Reactor Engineering and DesignCrosslisted with CHME 442

Prerequisites: CHME 323 or permission.

Description: Basic principles of chemical kinetics are coupled with models descriptive of rates of energy and mass transfer for the analysis and design of reactor systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME845
Advanced Chemical Engineering Kinetics

Prerequisites: CHME *815, CHME 823, CHME *835, CHME 842

Description: Kinetics of chemical reactions in several categories of reactors for interpretation of experimental data and design of equipment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME847
Principles and Applications of Catalysis in Reaction EngineeringCrosslisted with CHME 447

Prerequisites: CHME 323 or permission.

Description: Principles and applications of heterogeneous catalysis, mechanisms, catalytic reactor types and catalyst characterization and performance. Case studies on current catalytic technologies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME852
Chemical Engineering Process Economics and OptimizationCrosslisted with CHME 452

Prerequisites: Senior standing in chemical engineering.

Credit toward the degree may be earned only in CHME 452/852.

Description: Criteria of chemical process economics: cost and asset accounting, time value of money, profitability, alternative investments, minimum attractive rate of return, sensitivity and risk analysis. Process optimization in: plant operations, unit operations, using successive calculations, linear programming and dynamic programming.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME853
Chemical Engineering Process Design and SafetyCrosslisted with CHME 453

Prerequisites: CHME 331, 333, 442, 452.

Description: Design, evaluation, and safety considerations of chemical engineering process applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME854
Chemical Process EngineeringCrosslisted with CHME 454

Prerequisites: CHME 430 and 312 or permission.

Description: Practical and theoretical aspects of chemical process analysis, simulation, and synthesis. Case studies used to illustrate principles. Use of the digital computer as a tool of the process engineer is stressed.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME860
Automatic Process Control LaboratoryCrosslisted with CHME 460

Prerequisites: CHME 462 or parallel. Parallel: CHME 430.

Description: Selected laboratory experiments to demonstrate the theory of the dynamics and control of chemical processes.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

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CHME862
Automatic Process ControlCrosslisted with CHME 462

Prerequisites: MATH 221, CHME 333.

Description: Analysis and design of automatic control systems. Dynamic responses of measuring instruments, control elements, stability of control systems, and process equipment included in control loops.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME873
Biochemical EngineeringCrosslisted with CHME 473

Prerequisites: CHEM 262, CHEM 431

Description: Dynamics of microbial growth and death. Engineering processes for microbiological synthesis of cellular materials and industrial products, with emphasis on food and pharmaceutical production by bacteria and fungi.

This course is a prerequisite for: CHME 470

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME874
Advanced Biochemical EngineeringCrosslisted with CHME 474

Prerequisites: CHME 473/873 or permission.

Description: Recent theoretical and technical developments in biochemical engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-6

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CHME875
Biochemical SeparationsCrosslisted with CHME 475

Prerequisites: CHME 333/833

Description: Separation and purification of compounds of biological origin from an analytical perspective. Application of unit operations for these separations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME876
Micro/Nano systems for Engineering and Life SciencesCrosslisted with CHME 476

Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission.

Description: Introduction to a number of biological problems facing living systems and show how micro/nanotechnology is being used to solve those problems. Emphasis on engineering perspectives of the life sciences.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME877
Molecular BioengineeringCrosslisted with CHME 477

Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission.

Description: Introduction to fundamentals and up-to-date developments in the field of bioengineering at the molecular level. Topics to cover include recombinant DNA methods, protein engineering, microbial cell factories, synthetic and systems biology, DNA and protein therapeutics.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

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CHME882
PolymersCrosslisted with CHME 482

Prerequisites: CHEM 262 and 264.

Description: Introduction to polymer technology stressing polymerization kinetics, methods of resin manufacture and applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME886
Electrochemical EngineeringCrosslisted with CHME 486

Prerequisites: CHME 333, and 442, or MECH 310 and MATL 360, or permission.

Description: Thermodynamic and kinetic principles of electrochemistry are applied to the design and analysis of electrochemical processes, including chemical production, batteries, fuel cells, and corrosion prevention.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME889
Air Pollution, Assessment and ControlCrosslisted with CHME 489

Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission.

Description: Survey of the present status of the air pollution problem and the application of engineering and scientific principles to its practical and effective coordinated control.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME896
Advanced Topics in Chemical Engineering ComputationCrosslisted with CHME 496

Prerequisites: CHME 312 or CSCE 455/855 or MECH 480/880, and permission.

Description: Intensive treatment of special topics of current research interest in such areas as steady-state and dynamic process simulation, design optimization, chemical process synthesis, computer-aided product research, stochastic optimization, and numerical methods applied to transport problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

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CHME899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

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CHME900
Seminar in Chemical Engineering

Description: Discussion of research projects and review of current literature in chemical engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

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CHME915
Systems Analysis in Chemical Engineering

Prerequisites: CHME 496/896

Description: Computational methods of process optimization. Techniques of process systems analysis and their application in digital simulators. Process simulation in the presence of uncertainty.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME925
Transport Properties

Prerequisites: CHME *835, CHEM 882

Description: Application of the kinetic theories of gases, liquids, and solids to the prediction and correlation of transport properties.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME935
Membrane Principles and Processes

Prerequisites: CHME 823 and CHME 833

Description: Fundamental principles relating to membrane effects, the structure and properties of membranes, and applications in electrodialysis, ultrafiltration, diffusion control, artificial organs, and other processes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME965
Advanced Process Dynamics and Control

Prerequisites: CHME 862 or permission

Description: Transient behavior of typical industrial processes and systems-heat exchangers, dryers, distillation columns, absorbers, chemical reactors, etc.-emphasis on the control of such processes. Introduction to systems engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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CHME995
Special Problems in Chemical Engineering

Prerequisites: CHME 823, CHME 833 or equivalent

Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-9

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CHME999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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