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Chemical Engineering

Courses - CHE Lower Division

100. Introduction to Chemical Engineering (1)

Chemical engineering as a profession. Nature of profession and career opportunities. Emerging frontiers of chemical engineering.
(Lecture 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).

200. Chemical Engineering Fundamentals (3) F

Prerequisites: CHEM 111A, MATH 123, PHYS 151.
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).

210. Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering (3) F

Prerequisites: CHEM 111A, MATH 122, PHYS 151.
Beginning programming and techniques of numerical analysis applied to typical problems in chemical engineering.
(Lecture-problems 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).

220. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (3) S

Prerequisite: CH E 200.
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).