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Top CHE 199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top CHE 199H SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top CHE 299 PROFESSIONAL WORKSKILLS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.

Top CHE 311 THERMODYNAMICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Entropy, the second law of thermodynamics, equations of state, and thermodynamic network. PREREQS: (CBEE 212 [C] or CBEE 212H [C] ) and (MTH 256 [C] or MTH 256H [C] )

Top CHE 312 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Thermodynamic mixtures, fugacity, phase equilibrium, and chemical reactions equilibrium. PREREQS: CHE 311 [C]

Top CHE 320 SAFETY, ENGINEERING ETHICS AND PROFESSIONALISM (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to engineering ethics and safety concepts. Topics include professional engineering responsibility, codes of ethics, ethical assessment, conflicts of interest, loyalty and dissent, life-long learning, hazard identification, risk and safety, and process safety management. Lec/rec. PREREQS: Engineering Professional School Standing (+16)

Top CHE 331 TRANSPORT PHENOMENA I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals and application of momentum and energy transfer phenomena to fluid flow for the design of industrial chemical engineering equipment. PREREQS: (MTH 256 [C] or MTH 256H [C] ) and (CBEE 212* [C] or CBEE 212H* [C] )

Top CHE 331H TRANSPORT PHENOMENA I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals and application of momentum and energy transfer phenomena to fluid flow for the design of industrial chemical engineering equipment. PREREQS: (MTH 256 [C] or MTH 256H [C] ) and (CBEE 212* [C] or CBEE 212H* [C] ) and Honors College approval required.

Top CHE 332 TRANSPORT PHENOMENA II (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A unified treatment using control volume and differential analysis of heat transfer, prediction of heat transport properties, and introduction to heat transfer operations. PREREQS: CHE 311 [C] and (CHE 331 [C] or CHE 331H [C] )

Top CHE 332H TRANSPORT PHENOMENA II (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A unified treatment using control volume and differential analysis of heat transfer, prediction of heat transport properties, and introduction to heat transfer operations. PREREQS: CHE 311 [C] and (CHE 331 [C] or CHE 331H [C] ) and Honors College approval required.

Top CHE 333 TRANSPORT PHENOMENA III (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A unified treatment using control volume and differential analysis of binary mass transfer, prediction of mass transport properties, and introduction to mass transfer operations. Lec/studio. PREREQS: CHE 331 [C] or CHE 331H [C] or CHE 332 [C] or CHE 332H [C]

Top CHE 333H TRANSPORT PHENOMENA III (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A unified treatment using control volume and differential analysis of binary mass transfer, prediction of mass transport properties, and introduction to mass transfer operations. Lec/studio. PREREQS: CHE 331 [C] or CHE 331H [C] or CHE 332 [C] or CHE 332H [C] and Honors College approval required.

Top CHE 334 TRANSPORT PHENOMENA LABORATORY (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Engineering lab practices and the application of the macroscopic balances of mass, energy, and chemical species; fluid flow, heat and mass transfer experiments by teams for demonstrations of principles established in previous transport phenomena courses. PREREQS: CBEE 213* [C] and (CHE 333* [C] or CHE 333H* [C] )

Top CHE 361 CHEMICAL PROCESS DYNAMICS AND SIMULATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamental principles for process dynamic modeling used in the control of process variables such as pressure, temperature, flow rate and chemical composition. PREREQS: (MTH 256 [C] or MTH 256H [C] ) and (CHE 331* or CHE 331H*) and CBEE 102 recommended.

Top CHE 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (0-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CHE 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 405H READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top CHE 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 408 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 410 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 411 MASS TRANSFER OPERATIONS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Mass transfer operations; design of separation processes. Lec/rec. PREREQS: (CHE 312 [C] and (CHE 333 [C] or CHE 333H [C] ) )

Top CHE 415 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY I (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Theoretical and empirical analysis of several unit operations, use of formal work processes, safety, teamwork, oral and written communication, and personal accountability. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: CBEE 414 [C] and CHE 411 [C] and CHE 443 [C] and CHE 361* [C]

Top CHE 417 INSTRUMENTATION IN CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Equips students with a toolbox of instrumental techniques important in chemical, biological, and environmental engineering and the background required to determine the appropriate instrumental technique to address a specific problem. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: (CH 231 or CH 231H) and (CH 261 or CH 261H) and (CH 232 or CH 232H) and (CH 262 or CH 262H) and (CH 233 or CH 233H) and (CH 263 or CH 263H) and enrollment in chemical, biological or environmental engineering professional programs.

Top CHE 431 CHEMICAL PLANT DESIGN I (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Short-cut techniques and other abbreviated and useful methods for specifying equipment sufficient for the preliminary design of processes and equipment; estimating capital and manufacturing costs based on equipment specifications. PREREQS: (CHE 312 [C] and CHE 411 [C] and CHE 443 [C] )

Top CHE 432 CHEMICAL PLANT DESIGN II (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Transformation of preliminary design to detailed design; introduction to safety, ethical, economical, and environmental considerations in chemical plant design. Lec/rec. PREREQS: CHE 431 [C]

Top CHE 443 CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Design of chemical reactors for economical processes and waste minimization. Contacting patterns, kinetics and transport rate effects in single phase and catalytic systems. PREREQS: (CHE 312 [C] and (CHE 333 [C] or CHE 333H [C] ) ) and CHE graduate students may not enroll.

Top CHE 444 THIN FILM MATERIALS PROCESSING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Solid state devices are based on the patterning of thin films. This lecture and lab course is primarily an introduction to the technology associated with processing thin films. Topics include chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, plasma etching, and thin-film characterization. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: CHE 443

Top CHE 445 POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Polymer engineering and science with an emphasis on practical applications and recent developments. Topics include polymer synthesis, characterization, mechanical properties, rheology, and processing at a level suitable for most engineering and science majors. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: CH 334 and CH 335 and CH 336 or equivalent and (MTH 256 or MTH 256H) and/or junior standing in engineering or science.

Top CHE 450 CONVENTIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of energy conversion from chemical/mechanical energy to electrical energy including an overview of conventional energy systems and of likely renewable energy systems with a focus on the fundamental physico-chemical and thermodynamic concept for each technology. The economics of energy systems will also be discussed.

Top CHE 451 SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A foundation in the principles of solar energy processes is provided. Topics covered include photovoltaics and solar thermal, and will cover the fundamental solid state physics of semiconductors to applied heat transfer analysis of solar collectors. The course objective is to equip students with an adequate depth of understanding of the operational principles of solar energy systems, and to cover the breadth of the various approaches employed in active solar energy systems. PREREQS: CHE 311 or equivalent.

Top CHE 461 PROCESS CONTROL (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of PID feedback control based on models of chemical processes; analysis and implementation of proportional, integral and derivative tuning; cascade, feedforward, ratio and deadtime compensation; multivariable control and control system design issues and methods. PREREQS: (CHE 331 [C] or CHE 331H [C] ) and (CHE 332* [C] or CHE 332H* [C] ) and CHE 361 [C]

Top CHE 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (0-4)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 8 credits.

Top CHE 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top CHE 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 506 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 510 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 514 FLUID FLOW (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of fluid dynamics for Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids; flow through porous media; two-phase flow. Lec/rec.

Top CHE 517 INSTRUMENTATION IN CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Equips students with a toolbox of instrumental techniques important in chemical, biological, and environmental engineering and the background required to determine the appropriate instrumental technique to address a specific problem. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: (CH 231 and CH 261 and CH 232 and CH 262 and CH 233 and CH 263) and enrollment in chemical, biological or environmental engineering professional programs.

Top CHE 520 MASS TRANSFER I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Diffusion in gases, liquids, solids, membranes, and between phases. Effects of reactions on mass transfer. Mass transfer rates by convection and dispersion. Rates of dispersion. Rates of combined heat and mass transfer.

Top CHE 525 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Modeling of physical and chemical processes; mathematical analysis of models with appropriate advanced techniques.

Top CHE 537 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Applications of the fundamental laws of thermodynamics to complex systems. Properties of solutions of non-electrolytes. Phase and chemical equilibrium.

Top CHE 540 CHEMICAL REACTORS I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Catalysis, reactions coupled with transport phenomena. Reactors for high tech applications.

Top CHE 541 CATALYSIS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to topics related to catalysts and catalytic reactions. Course covers catalytic reaction mechanisms and kinetics, catalyst characterization and testing, and catalyst preparation and manufacturing processes

Top CHE 544 THIN FILM MATERIALS PROCESSING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Solid state devices are based on the patterning of thin films. This lecture and lab course is primarily an introduction to the technology associated with processing thin films. Topics include chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, plasma etching, and thin-film characterization. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: CHE 443 or CHE 543

Top CHE 545 POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Polymer engineering and science with an emphasis on practical applications and recent developments. Topics include polymer synthesis, characterization, mechanical properties, rheology, and processing at a level suitable for most engineering and science majors. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: CH 334 and CH 335 and CH 336 or equivalent and MTH 256 and/or junior standing in engineering or science.

Top CHE 550 CONVENTIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of energy conversion from chemical/mechanical energy to electrical energy including an overview of conventional energy systems and of likely renewable energy systems with a focus on the fundamental physico-chemical and thermodynamic concept for each technology. The economics of energy systems will also be discussed. PREREQS: CHE 311 or ME 311 or ME 311H

Top CHE 551 SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A foundation in the principles of solar energy processes is provided. Topics covered include photovoltaics and solar thermal, and will cover the fundamental solid state physics of semiconductors to applied heat transfer analysis of solar collectors. The course objective is to equip students with an adequate depth of understanding of the operational principles of solar energy systems, and to cover the breadth of the various approaches employed in active solar energy systems. PREREQS: CHE 311 or equivalent.

Top CHE 581 SELECTED TOPICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Non-sequence course designed to acquaint students with recent advances in chemical engineering. Topics vary from term to term and from year to year. May be repeated for credit. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top CHE 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (0-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top CHE 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 606 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CHE 611 ELECTRONIC MATERIALS PROCESSING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Technology, theory, and analysis of processing methods used in integration circuit fabrication. Offered alternate years. CROSSLISTED as ECE 611. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval.

Top CHE 612 PROCESS INTEGRATION (3) 
Process integration, simulation, and statistical quality control issues related to integrated circuit fabrication. Offered alternate years. CROSSLISTED as ECE 612. PREREQS: CHE 611 or ECE 611 or instructor approval.

Top CHE 613 ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND CHARACTERIZATION (3) 
Physics and chemistry of electronic materials and methods of materials characterization. Offered alternate years. CROSSLISTED as ECE 613. PREREQS: Graduate standing or instructor approval.



 
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