Chemical engineering as a profession. Nature of profession and career opportunities. Emerging frontiers of chemical engineering.
(Lecture 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).
Prerequisites: CHEM 111A, MATH 122, PHYS 151 all with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: CHE 210.
Dimensional analysis of units, steady and transient balances of mass, momentum and energy, the mathematical solution of chemical engineering problems.
(Lecture-problems 3 hrs) Letter grade only (A-F).
Corequisite: CHE 200
Beginning programming and techniques of numerical analysis applied to typical problems in chemical engineering.
(Lecture-problems 2 hours, lab 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
Prerequisite: CH E 200 with a grade of "C" or better.
Applications of the first and second laws of thermodynamics to chemical processes. Concepts of heat, work, and energy. Energy balances in batch and flow processes, with and without chemical reaction. Gas behavior, phase change, vapor pressure, humidity.
(Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).