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Spring Courses

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Summer Courses

Pre-requisite Chart

Course # Course name & description Credit
155:201

Chemical Engineering Analysis I

Introductory course. Mass and energy balances, recycle and bypass calculations. First Law of Thermodynamics and application to closed and open systems. Formulation of simple chemical equilibria. Analysis and solution of mass and energy balance problems for complex processes.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3

155:298

 

 

 

 

155:303

Professional Skills Develpment Course

The course will cover a number of subjects regarding the professional skills that students need to find a job and be successful as professionals.                        

Transport Phenomena in Chemical Engineering I

Introduction to fluid dynamics of chemical systems. Application of basic equations to steady-state and unsteady-state flow processes. Description of laminar and turbulent-flow regimes leading to the determination of velocity distributions and friction factors. Design equations for flowing fluids, with computer applications.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:307

 

Chemical Engineering Analysis II

Introduction to modeling and simulation techniques in the analysis of chemical and biochemical engineering systems. Application of numerical methods for the solution of complex chemical process problems. Development and use of PC-computer software for the analysis and solution of engineering problems.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:309

Chemical Engineering Thermo II

Emphasis on thermodynamic functions, properties of solutions, phase equilibria, and chemical-reaction equilibria

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:407

Processing & Properties of Materials

Atomic/molecular level structure of fundamental materials, including metals, ceramics, polymers and composites.  Properties, such as mechanical properties, are understood in terms of the microstructure of materials. Focus is placed on the relationship between the structure and the properties of materials.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:411

Introduction to Biochemical Engineering

Integration of the principles of chemical engineering, food science, biochemistry, and microbiology with applications to the analysis, control, and development of industrial, biochemical, and biological processes. Quantitative, problem-solving methods emphasized.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:415

Process Engineering I

Lec. 1 hr., lab. 9 hrs.

Original experiments developed using existing pilot-scale or bench-scale equipment. Working independently under faculty supervision, students use modern instruments, operate equipment under various open and closed loop control conditions, perform experiments, take data and assay samples, and write reports of professional quality. OSHA-type laboratory safety and health practices are taught and utilized.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

4
155:427

Chemical & Biochemical Eng. Design & Economics I

Module 1: Chemical process design includes detailed design of equipment and process simulators. This module will cooupy 7 weeks of the fall semester.

Module 2: Product design includes detailed steps of analysis and design of new product and molecular simulations. This module will occupy 7 weeks of the fall semester.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:441

Chemical Engineering Kinetics

This course presents the fundamental modeling and design procedures for chemical reactors found in industrial processes throughout the breadth of the chemical industries. In this course students learn to apply the principles of chemical kinetics, stoichiometry, equilibrium, mass and energy balances and transport phenomena to the analysis and design of chemical reactors. The relationship of reaction mechanisms to rate laws is investigated.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:453

Chemical Environmental Engineering

Distribution, transport pathway, fate, and effects of natural and synthetic chemicals in the environment. Relationships between waste minimization, unit processes employed in end-of-pipe treatment, and alternative materials, in terms of economics and regulatory controls. Site remediation. Hazardous and extremely hazardous substances.

Prerequisites

3
155:491

Special Problems Research in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Class Schedule: By Arrangement

Instructor: By Arrangement

Individual work under the guidance of a faculty adviser on special problems in a specific area of chemical or biochemical engineering. Interdisciplinary cooperation encouraged where applicable. Presentation of individual or group poster required. Projects may be one or two terms in length, although the latter is preferred. Normally, no more than 3 credits are awarded per term, except for students in the James J. Slade Scholars Program.

Prerequisites

 
155:497

Co-Op

Instructor: Undergraduate Office
Office: C-226
Telephone: (732) 445-2228
Email: undergrad@soemail.rutgers.edu

Intended to provide a capstone experience to the student's undergraduate studies by integrating prior course work into a working chemical and biochemical engineering professional environment. Credits earned fir the educational benefits of the experience and granted only for a continuous, six-month, full-time assignment.

Prerequisites

3

155:208

 

 

 

 

 

 

155:210

 

 

 

 

Chem Eng Thermo I

Thermodynamics rom a chemical engineering viewpoint. First Law as it applies to nonflow and steady-flow processes, pressure-volume-temperature behavior of fluids and heat effects, the Second Law and its applications, thermodynamic properties of pure fluids and fluid mixtures, phase equilibria and chemical reaction equilibria. Thermodynamics of polymers and biosystems.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Biochemistry and biophysics of proteins and nucleic acids; cellular composition and metabolism; tools for manipulating cells; introduction to biological products and processes.

 

3

155:304

Transport Phenomena in Chemical Engineering II

Energy and mass transfer in chemical engineering processes, with computer applications. Steady-state and unsteady-state heat conduction and molecular diffusion. Energy and mass transfer in fluids undergoing flow, phase change, and/or chemical reaction. Radiant heat transfer. Heat exchangers and mass transfer equipment.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:324

Design of Separation Processes

Application of thermodynamics and mass transfer theory to the design and analysis of chemical engineering separation processes. Example: Distillation, liquid extraction, gas absorption, and membrane separation processes. Computer software for the design and analysis of various separation processes.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

 
155:422

Process Simulation and Control

Modern simulation techniques and automatic control theory as applied to process dynamics of chemical and biochemical engineering systems. Use of analytical methods and computer software for solving complex problems. Structure and design of closed-loop, computer-controlled processes. Discussion of safety engineering in the final process of control design.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

3
155:428

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Design & Economics II

Design and economics of large chemical plants. The design details and economic considerations involved in the design, construction, and operation of chemical plants using basic principles and modern computer software. Engineering ethics, plant safety practices, and OSHA concerns.

Prerequisites | Syllabus

4
155:492

Special Problems Research in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Class Schedule: By Arrangement 

Instructor: By Arrangement

Individual work under the guidance of a faculty adviser on special problems in a specific area of chemical or biochemical engineering. Interdisciplinary cooperation encouraged where applicable. Presentation of individual or group poster required. Projects may be one or two terms in length, although the latter is preferred. Normally, no more than 3 credits are awarded per term, except for students in the James J. Slade Scholars Program.

Prerequisites

3
155:496

Co-Op

Instructor: Undergraduate Director
Office: C-226
Telephone: (848) 445-2228
Email: undergrad@soemail.rutgers.edu

Intended to provide a capstone experience to the student's undergraduate studies by integrating prior course work into a working chemical and biochemical engineering professional environment. Credits earned fir the educational benefits of the experience and granted only for a continuous, six-month, full-time assignment.

Prerequisites

3