Chemical Engineering

Courses

CHE 502 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering 3.0 Credits

Emphasizes formulation of ordinary and partial differential equations and their analytical and approximate solutions governing steady and unsteady chemical and biochemical engineering phenomena and processes.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 513 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I 3.0 Credits

Examines thermodynamic principles from a classical viewpoint, including properties of materials, equations of state of mixtures, and chemical and phase equilibria of complex mixtures.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 525 Transport Phenomena I 3.0 Credits

Presents a unified treatment of the continuity of conserved qualities of momentum, energy, and mass, with emphasis on analytical and approximate solution methods.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHE 502 [Min Grade: B-]

CHE 531 Fundamentals of Solar Cells 3.0 Credits

Focuses on fundamentals of solar cells, covering semiconductor materials, basic semiconductor physics, optical and electronic phenomena, and case studies of crystalline silicon, thin film, and nanostructured photovoltaics.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 532 Electrochemical Engineering 3.0 Credits

Covers the principles and applications of electrochemical equilibria, kinetics, and transport processes with a focus on system operation and design, drawing examples and applications from topics that include batteries and fuel cells, electroanalytical chemistry, electroplating, and corrosion protection.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 533 Introduction to Rheology 3.0 Credits

Introduces the concepts of how science defines and conceptualizes the behavior of “real” fluids. Covers concepts such as how to characterize, quantify, and simulate non-newtonian behavior in real fluids.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 543 Kinetics & Catalysis I 3.0 Credits

Covers chemical reaction kinetics in chemical engineering, including gas and liquid phase reaction mechanisms, reaction rate theories, and heterogeneous kinetics and catalysis.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHE 502 [Min Grade: B-]

CHE 554 Process Systems Engineering 3.0 Credits

Covers basic concepts of the systems engineering approach to the design and operation of chemical engineering processes, including methods for developing process control strategies.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHE 502 [Min Grade: B-]

CHE 560 Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems 3.0 Credits

Covers gas-liquid mass transfer in microbial systems, mass transfer in cells and biofilms, membrane transport, fluid mechanics of fermentation broth, power consumption in agitated vessels, heat transfer, and scale-up of mass transfer equipment.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 561 Principles of Colloid Science 3.0 Credits

Focuses on fundamental principles of colloid science from a biological perspective, covering surface active agents, thermodynamics of self-assembly of surfactants, surface chemistry and physics of monolayers and bilayers, microstructures and phase behavior, specific biological colloids (micelles, liposomes, and lipoproteins), and colloidal stability.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 562 Bioreactor Engineering 3.0 Credits

Covers growth and product formation kinetics, batch and continuous stirred tank bioreactors, tower reactors, immobilized-cell reactors, and immobilized-enzyme reactors.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 564 Unit Operations in Bioprocess Systems 3.0 Credits

Covers liquid-liquid extraction, membrane separation, chromatographic separation, filtration, and centrifugation in bioprocessing.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 571 Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Manufacturing I 3.0 Credits

Covers engineering and regulatory processes in the manufacture of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical devices, including Good Manufacturing Practice and Medical Device Regulations.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 572 Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Manufacturing II 3.0 Credits

Covers design of unit operations and critical systems used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical devices, and engineering design and validation of manufacturing facilities.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHE 571 [Min Grade: B-]

CHE 590 Research Methods and Practices 3.0 Credits

Introduces general process for scientific inquiry and engineering research, providing good practices for conducting and communicating scientific research, including approaches for effective technical writing and oral presentations.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CHE 614 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II 3.0 Credits

Covers theory and application of statistical mechanics, with emphasis on prediction of volumetric and thermal properties of pure fluids and mixtures, and phase equilibrium. Covers also non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, with emphasis on linear response theory for chemical kinetics. Introduces modern methods in applied statistical mechanics, including Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulations.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHE 513 [Min Grade: B-]

CHE 626 Transport Phenomena II 3.0 Credits

Covers advanced analysis of transport phenomena involving mass, energy, and momentum transport, with emphasis on application of numerical methods for solving systems of nonlinear algebraic equations, initial value problems, and boundary value problems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CHE 525 [Min Grade: B-]

CHE 897 Research 1.0-12.0 Credit

Requires research in chemical engineering. Hours and credits to be arranged.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CHE and classification is PhD.

CHE 898 Master's Thesis 0.0-9.0 Credits

Requires thesis research in chemical engineering. Hours and credits to be arranged.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE 998 Ph.D. Dissertation 1.0-9.0 Credit

Requires dissertation research in chemical engineering. Hours and credits to be arranged.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE I599 Independent Study in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE I699 Independent Study in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE I799 Independent Study in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE I899 Independent Study in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE I999 Independent Study in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE T580 Special Topics in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE T680 Special Topics in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE T780 Special Topics in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE T880 Special Topics in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CHE T980 Special Topics in CHE 0.0-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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