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CHEME 3010

Weekly presentations by visiting chemical and biomolecular engineers to describe career paths and current professions. Job overviews and day-to-day details. Lessons learned from experiences. view course details

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  • 10913CHEME 3010  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: Juniors in CHEME. Students must sign-up to attend the lunch reception hosted by the speaker from 1:15-2:15pm.

CHEME 3230

Fundamentals of fluid mechanics. Macroscopic and microscopic balances. Applications to problems involving viscous flow. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 3320

Analysis and design of chemical separation processes involving phase equilibria and mass transfer. Topics include: continuous and batch processing; counter-current and co-current flow patterns; tray columns ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 3720

Modeling and analysis of the dynamics of chemical processes, Laplace transforms, block diagrams, feedback control systems, and stability analysis. view course details

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CHEME 3900

Study of chemical reaction kinetics and principles of reactor design for chemical processes. view course details

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CHEME 4020

Genomic and proteomic thinking and tools have revolutionized the way scientists study biology and medicine. We are now beginning to understand the molecular level mechanisms that underlie normal and pathologic ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BME 3020

  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 4620

Students prepare a full-scale feasibility study of a chemical process including product supply and demand forecasts, development of mass and energy balances and a process flow sheet sufficient for estimating ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

CHEME 4630

Students prepare a stage-gate feasibility study of a chemical product including market and economic analysis, patent search, environmental, regulatory, and safety issues. Students will review historic ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 4700

An introduction to process control applications including representation of control loops, description of different types of measurement devices, control valve selection and sizing, process control strategies ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10927CHEME 4700  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors and graduate students.

CHEME 4900

Research or studies on special problems in chemical engineering. view course details

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CHEME 4980

Research, design, and construct a small chemical-powered model car. Participate in team-oriented hands-on construction of a car powered with a chemical energy source that will carry a specified load a ... view course details

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  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

CHEME 4990

Students attend seminars of their selection and write one-page summaries. Eligible seminars include all listings at "Colloquia and Seminars in Physics and Related Fields," which includes the weekly seminars ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

CHEME 5207

The discovery and development of petroleum resources and their subsequent transformation to transportation fuels. Topics include exploration and drilling techniques, reservoir engineering, conversion of ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 11627CHEME 5207  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: juniors, seniors and graduate students.

CHEME 5500

A 'crash course' intended to teach new graduate students the fundamentals of programming and practical coding skills that will accelerate facility with computational aspects of graduate research. The course ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18469CHEME 5500  LEC 001

  • Familiarity with Differential Equations and Linear Algebra is required.

CHEME 5650

Design study and economic evaluation of a chemical processing facility, alternative methods of manufacture, raw-material preparation, food processing, waste disposal, or some other aspect of ... view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Graded

  • 10947CHEME 5650  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Center, A

      Joo, Y

  • Required for students in CHEME MEng program.

CHEME 5750

Exposition of design principles for components of Gas Oil Separation Facility. Hands on operation of industrial scale process simulator at Shell Robert Training Center & Conference Center in Louisiana. ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17692CHEME 5750  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Hurwitz, M

  • Completion of ChemE curriculum through junior year; CHEME 3320. Instructor recommendation required.

CHEME 5862

Examines the electrical and optical properties of materials. Topics include the mechanism of electrical conduction in metals, semiconductors and insulators; tuning of electrical properties in semiconductors, ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRD 2620MSE 2620MSE 5862

  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 5880

Energy resources, their conversion to electricity or mechanical work, and the environmental consequences of the energy cycle are discussed by faculty members from several departments in the university ... view course details

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    Combined with: ECE 5880MAE 5469

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

CHEME 5990

Students attend seminars of their selection and write one-page summaries. Eligible seminars include all listings that are related to medical and industrial biotechnology. view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 11551CHEME 5990  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • DeLisa, M

      Joo, Y

  • Enrollment limited to: MEng students in the Medical and Industrial Biotechnology training program.

CHEME 5999

Nonthesis research or studies on special problems in chemical engineering. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10948CHEME 5999  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Center, A

      Joo, Y

  • Enrollment limited to: grad students.

CHEME 6400

Covers chemistry and physics of the formation and characterization of polymers; principles of fabrication. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12886CHEME 6400  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: seniors and graduate students.

CHEME 6440

Dynamics of micro-and nano-particles, which contain many molecules but are small enough that molecular effects are important. Topics include the formation and growth of particles; their transport, theological ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 6610

Covers origin of air pollutants, U.S. Emission standards, dispersion equations; design of equipment for removal of particulate and gaseous pollutants formed in combustion and chemical processing. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 6642

Analyzes the energy policies of public institutions for a range of energy resources. Reviews economic and political determinants of policy. Examines policies that affect/control: pricing mechanisms, energy ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 12699CHEME 6642  LEC 001

  • Preference given to those in the M.Eng. Energy Economics and Engineering Concentration.

CHEME 6650

Applying thermodynamic concepts to large energy systems. Future energy scenarios. Project teams tasked with simulating complex energy systems and cost-benefit analysis. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10950CHEME 6650  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students and seniors. Preference given to students in the M Eng Energy Economics and Engineering Concentration. Early Admit M.Eng. students must take CHEME 6640 in the Fall of their senior year.

CHEME 6661

Energy technology module of CHEME 6660  will introduce students to issues and challenges in utilizing biomass feedstocks to produce bioenergy, biofuels and/or other products. The focus will be on converting ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18043CHEME 6661  SEM 101

    • TROlin Hall 255
    • Apr 11 - May 4, 2017
    • Posmanik, R

      Tester, J

  • Prerequisite: CHEME 6660 or permission of instructor. The deadline to drop this class without a W or change the grade option from S/U to LET or LET to S/U is 4/28/17. The absolute deadline to withdraw with a W or change to Audit is 5/4/17.

CHEME 6662

Energy technology module of CHEME 6660 provides a comprehensive overview of solar energy conversion technologies. Major themes range from fundamental (nuts and bolts) solid-state concepts and operating ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 13028CHEME 6662  SEM 101

    • MWFOlin Hall 245
    • Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
    • Hanrath, T

      Tester, J

  • Prerequisite: CHEME 6660 or permission of instructor. The deadline to drop this class without a W or change the grade option from S/U to LET or LET to S/U is 3/16/17. The absolute deadline to withdraw with a W or change to Audit is 3/31/17.

CHEME 6666

Energy technology case study module of CHEME 6660 covering engineering analysis methods for assessment of current and future energy technologies and association with natural gas and from shale formations ... view course details

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    Combined with: EAS 6666

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18041CHEME 6666  SEM 101

    • MWFOlin Hall 245
    • Apr 10 - May 8, 2017
    • Evans, M

      Jordan, T

      Moore, M

  • Prerequisite: CHEME 6660 or permission of instructor. The deadline to drop this class without a W or change the grade option from S/U to LET or LET to S/U is 4/26/17. The absolute deadline to withdraw with a W or change to Audit is 5/8/17.

CHEME 6667

Energy technology module of CHEME 6660 covering transportation energy systems. Focuses on understanding the link between transportation demand and energy consumption and on how to build a path for a conversion ... view course details

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    Combined with: CEE 6667

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18038CHEME 6667  SEM 101

    • TROlin Hall 255
    • Jan 31 - Feb 28, 2017
    • Daziano, R

  • Prerequisite: CHEME 6660 or permission of instructor. The deadline to drop this class without a W or change the grade option from S/U to LET or LET to S/U is 2/10/17. The absolute deadline to withdraw with a W or change to Audit is 2/28/17.

CHEME 6671

Energy technology module of CHEME 6660 will provide a description of the operation of nuclear fission power plants in their several manifestations and the fuel cycle associated with them. Their benefits ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18040CHEME 6671  SEM 101

    • TROlin Hall 255
    • Mar 2 - Mar 28, 2017
    • Hammer, D

  • Prerequisite: CHEME 6660 or permission of instructor. The deadline to drop this class without a W or change the grade option from S/U to LET or LET to S/U is 3/15/17. The absolute deadline to withdraw with a W or change to Audit is 3/28/17.

CHEME 6679

The performance, cost, and safety of energy storage technology are recognized at the Achilles' heel in our transition towards a sustainable energy portfolio. The broad integration of inherently intermitted ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18129CHEME 6679  SEM 101

    • MWFOlin Hall 245
    • Jan 25 - Feb 27, 2017
    • Archer, L

      Hanrath, T

      Tester, J

  • Prerequisite: CHEME 6660 or permission of instructor. The deadline to drop this class without a W or change the grade option from S/U to LET or LET to S/U is 2/9/17. The absolute deadline to withdraw with a W or change to Audit is 2/27/17.

CHEME 7070

Course equips students to participate effectively in product design projects in any industry. Develops common tools for proposing and executing new product design, product life cycle management, business ... view course details

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    Combined with: MAE 7070MSE 7070

  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 7130

Topics include microscopic and macroscopic viewpoints; connections between phenomenological chemical kinetics and molecular reaction dynamics; reaction cross sections, potential energy surfaces, and dynamics ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

CHEME 7530

Topics include elements of stability and bifurcation theory; branch-following techniques; stability of discrete and continuous systems; and application to elasticity, reaction-diffusion, and hydrodynamic ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

CHEME 7740

Introduction to molecular simulation methods, Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo. Understanding options for interatomic and intermolecular modeling and appropriate representation of materials. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

CHEME 7770

This course will cover the physical principles required for understanding the molecular basis of life and its use in biotechnologies.  Emphasis will be placed on deconstructing biological phenomena from ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

CHEME 7900

General chemical engineering seminar. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

CHEME 7910

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  • 13121CHEME 7910  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Zia, R

  • Limited to ChemE Graduate Students

CHEME 9999

Thesis research for the Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat