Chemical Engineering - Online and Distance Education

Chemical Engineering

 

Courses

Full-time employed individuals can only enroll in two online courses per semester. It is highly recommended that new students enroll in one online course during their first semester.

Required courses - available in various semesters

CHE 543 - Polymer Science and Technology

Units: 3

Concepts and techniques for polymerization of macromolecules. Structure, properties, and applications of commercially important polymers.

Offered in Fall and Summer

YEAR: Offered Alternate Years

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2021 Summer Term 1 2021 Fall Term

CHE 551 - Biochemical Engineering

Units: 3

Enzyme and microbial kinetics and reactor designs for processes involving enzymes and single and mixed cultures. Samples drawn from full range of applications: food processing, single cell proteins, tissue culture and vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, recombinant DNA and hybridomas, artificial organs, biological waste treatment and environmental processes.

Offered in Spring Only

CHE 575 - Advances in Pollution Prevention: Environmental Management for the Future

Units: 3

Design of industrial processes which minimize or eliminate wastes. Regulations and the corporate organization of current pollution prevention efforts. Current pollution prevention research. Product life cycle analysis and the application to design of more efficient processes.

Offered in Spring Only

CHE 597 - Chemical Engineering Projects

Units: 1 - 3

Independent study of some phase of chemical engineering or related field.

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

CHE 711 - Chemical Engineering Process Modeling

Units: 3

Applications of methods of mathematical analysis to formulation and solution of problems in transport phenomena, process dynamics and chemical reaction engineering.

Offered in Fall Only

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2021 Fall Term

CHE 713 - Thermodynamics I

Units: 3

In-depth coverage of chemical engineering thermodynamics principles. Application of non-ideal fluid-phase chemical potentials to problems in phase and chemical reaction equilibria. Relations of molecular structure and intermolecular forces to macroscopic thermodynamic properties.

Offered in Fall Only

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2021 Fall Term

CHE 715 - Transport Phenomena

Units: 3

A theoretical unified study of transport of momentum, energy and matter. Introduction to diffusional operations including coupled heat and mass transfer in light of the theory.

Offered in Spring and Summer

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2021 Spring Term 2021 Summer Term 1

CHE 717 - Chemical Reaction Engineering

Units: 3

Rates and mechanisms of homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions. Design, analysis and scale-up of batch and continuous chemical reactors.

Offered in Fall Only

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2021 Summer Term 1 2021 Fall Term

CHE 718 - Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering

Units: 3

Topics relating to design, analysis and operation of homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactors.

YEAR: Offered Alternate Years

Recommended courses

MA 501 - Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists I

Units: 3

Survey of mathematical methods for engineers and scientists. Ordinary differential equations and Green's functions; partial differential equations and separation of variables; special functions, Fourier series. Applications to engineering and science. Not for credit by mathematics majors. Credit for this course and MA 401 is not allowed

Offered in Fall Spring Summer

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2021 Fall Term

MA 502 - Advanced Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists II

Units: 3

Determinants and matrices; line and surface integrals, integral theorems; complex integrals and residues; distribution functions of probability. Not for credit by mathematics majors. Any student receiving credit for MA 502 may receive credit for, atmost, one of the following: MA 405, MA 512, MA 513

Offered in Fall Spring Summer