COURSES OFFERED


Note:
Course Number. Course Title (units).
Course Description. Hours per week (lecture or laboratory). Prerequisites (PR). (Semester/s offered)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

Chemical Engineering

ChE 31. Introduction to Chemical Engineering (3).
Principles of equilibrium as applied to unit operations and thermodynamics; elementary material and energy balances. 3 hrs (class). PR. CHEM 32 and MATH 27 or MATH 37. (1,2)

ChE 32. Industrial Stoichiometry (3).
Application of physico-chemical principles in the analysis and solution of industrial processes involving chemical reactions. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. ChE 31. (1)

ChE 41. Chemical Process Industries (3).
Study of the chemical manufacturing industries in terms of unit processes and unit operations; chemical process flow sheets and energy balances; process equipment; chemical control; economic evaluation of unit operations. 3 hrs (class). PR. CHEM 40 and ChE 31. (2)

ChE 142. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (3).
The first law of thermodynamics, ideal gas concepts, pressure-volume-temperature relationships of fluids, heat effects; second law of thermodynamics, other thermodynamic properties of fluids. 3 hrs (class). PR. CHEM 111 and ChE 31. (2)

ChE 143. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II (3).
Thermodynamic flow processes, power cycles, refrigeration, phase equilibria, chemical reaction equilibria. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 142. (1)

ChE 145. Chemical Reaction Engineering (3).
Fundamental principles of reaction engineering and their applications. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 31, ENSC 21 and CHEM 112. (1)

ChE 147. Application of Fluid Dynamics in Chemical Engineering (3).
Concepts and principles of fluid dynamics and their applications. PR. ChE 31 and ENSC 12 or ENSC 11a. (2)

ChE 149. Transport Phenomena (3).
Physical rate processes with particular emphasis on the formulation and solution of typical boundary value problems associated with heat, mass and momentum transport; equations of change, molecular and turbulent transport. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 31 and ENSC 21. (2)

ChE 152. Separation Processes (3).
Unified treatment of separation processes with primary emphasis on the concept of equilibrium stage, formulation, numerical and graphical solution technique; application of principles to separation processes – distillation, liquid extraction and leaching. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 31. (2)

ChE 153. Transfer Operations I (3).
Applications of the principles of rate processes, unified treatment of mass, heat and simultaneous heat and mass transfer operations. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 149. (1)

ChE 154. Transfer Operations II (3).
Applications of the principles of transfer and separation processes in cooling tower and packed column design, unified treatment of size reduction, screening and solids handling. PR. ChE 149, ChE 152 and concurrent with ChE 153. (1)

ChE 155. Unit Operations Laboratory I (2).
Experimental study of fluid flow, sedimentation, filtration, flotation, extraction and adsorption. 6 hrs (lab). PR. ChE 152 and ChE 147. (1,2)

ChE 156. Unit Operations Laboratory II (2).
Experimental study of heat transfer and applications, solids handling, mass transfer and fermentation. 6 hrs (lab). PR. ChE 153, ChE 154 and ChE 155. (1,2)

ChE 170. Instrumentation and Process Dynamics and Control (3).
Fundamentals of automatic control, instrumentation, analyses of process dynamics and control system. 3 hrs (class). PR. ENSC 21 and ChE 41. (2)

ChE 172. Introduction to Biochemical Engineering (3).
Chemical engineering principles as applied to enzyme and whole cell mediated bioprocesses. PR. MCB 1, ChE 149, ChE 152 and CHEM 160. (2)

ChE 180. Agro-industrial Waste Management (3).
Changing practice in agro-industrial production; environmental impact analysis; waste characteristics; waste treatment and disposal fundamentals; waste recycling management. 3 hrs (class). PR. COI. (1,2)

ChE 185 (formerly ChE 195). Chemical Engineering Laws, Ethics, Specifications and Contracts (2).
Laws and code of ethics for chemical engineers; specifications and contracts; occupational health and safety. 2 hrs (class). PR. COI. (1,2)

ChE 191. Special Topics (1-3).
May be taken twice provided that total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units. PR. COI. (2)

ChE 192 (formerly ChE 165). Chemical Process Equipment Design (3).
Mechanical design of chemical process equipment. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 145, ChE 153, ChE 154 and ENSC 13. (1,2)

ChE 193 (formerly ChE 167). Plant Design (3).
Calculations of material balance, energy balance and specifications of major process equipment; balancing of equipment. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 comp). PR. ChE 32, ChE 41 and ChE 165. (1,2)

ChE 199. Plant Inspection and Seminar (1).
PR. COI. (2)

ChE 200. Undergraduate Thesis (6).
May be taken twice. PR. COI. (1,2,S)

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Pulp and Paper Technology

PPT 170 (formerly PPT 148). Instrumentation and Process Control for the Pulp and Paper Industry (3).
Principles and methods of control system analysis and design as applied to the pulp and paper industry. 3 hrs (class). PR. EE 1, ENSC 21 and FPPS 132. (1)

PPT 188. Environmental Technology for the Pulp and Paper Industry (3).
Causes and control of pollution associated with the pulp and paper industry and methods for effluent treatment. 3 hrs (class). PR. FPPS 132 or COI. (1)

PPT 193 (formerly PPT 167). Pulp and Paper Plant Design (3).
Computations of material balances, energy balances, power requirement, equipment balancing, cost and profitability estimation. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. ChE 32, ChE 41 and ChE 165. (2)

PPT 199. Undergraduate Seminar (1).
PR. Senior standing. (2)

PPT 200. Undergraduate Thesis (6).
(1,2,S)

PPT 200a. Practicum (6).
(1,2,S)

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Sugar Technology

SUTC 148. Sugar Analysis and Factory Operations Control (3).
Technical analysis of sugar house products; chemical and industrial stoichiometry with specific application to operations control and sugar accounting and distribution. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. CHEM 32. (1)

SUTC 154. Field and Factory Operations and Processes (5).
Operations and processes in sugarcane production, raw sugar manufacture and refining. 7 hrs (4 class, 3 lab). PR. CHEM 32 and ChE 149. (1,2)

SUTC 170 (formerly SUTC 140). Instrumentation and Process Control Application to Sugar Industries (3).
Principles and methods of instrumentation and control system analysis as applied to sugar industries. 3 hrs (class). PR. EE 1, ENSC 21 and SUTC 154. (1,2)

SUTC 171. Sugarcane-By-Products Utilization and Sucrochemistry (3).
Characterization, processing and utilization of sugarcane-by-products; properties, synthesis and reactions of sucrose. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. CHEM 40 or CHEM 44 and MCB 1. (1)

SUTC 181. Waste Management in the Sugar Industry (3).
Types, sources, quantities of waste in sugar industry; effects of waste in receiving environment; waste handling practices; cleaner products/pollution prevention, emission control. 3 hrs (class). PR. COI. (2)

SUTC 185. Sugar Laws and Economics (2).
Laws affecting the sugar industry and the profession of sugar technology; production costs; consumption trends; international outlook. 2 hrs (class). PR. None. (2)

SUTC 193 (formerly SUTC 168). Sugar Process Engineering and Plant Design (3).
Material, steam and equipment balancing; design and specifications. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. SUTC 154. (2)

SUTC 200. Undergraduate Thesis (6).
PR. COI. (1,2)

SUTC 200a. Practicum (6).
Actual practice in a commercial sugar factory, refinery and distillery. One whole semester. PR. COI. (1,2,S)

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GRADUATE COURSES

ChE 204. Mathematical Methods for Chemical Engineering Analysis (3).
Numerical and analytical methods of solutions to systems of linear equations, ordinary and partial differential equations; and their applications in chemical engineering analyses. PR. ENSC 26 and ENSC 21. (1,2)

ChE 240. Advanced Control Theory (3).
Theories for analysis and design of advanced control systems. PR. EE 130 or COI. (2)

ChE 242. Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (3).
Estimation of the thermophysical properties of substances and modeling of phase equilibrium. PR. ChE 143 and ENSC 21 or COI. (2)

ChE 243. Advanced Transport Phenomena (3).
Heat, mass and momentum transport analysis in chemical and biochemical engineering systems. 3 hrs (class). PR. ChE 149 or COI. (1)

ChE 245. Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering (3).
Kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic and non-catalytic reactions; analysis and design of multiphase, non-ideal and non-isothermal reactors. PR. ChE 145 and ENSC 21 or COI. (1)

ChE 272. Advances in Biochemical Engineering (3).
Engineering developments in bioprocesses, non-conventional biological systems; recent developments in biochemical engineering. PR. CHEM 177 or COI. (1)

ChE 282. Physical and Chemical Wastewater Treatment Design (3).
Applications of the physical and chemical principles in the design of wastewater treatment facilities. 3hrs (class). PR. ChE 180 or COI. (1)

ChE 283. Biological Wastewater Treatment Design (3).
Wastewater treatment design of bioreaction systems for suspended and immobilized aerobic and anaerobic digestion processes. 3hrs (class). PR. ChE 180 and MCB 1 or COI. (1)

ChE 284. Solid Waste Management (3).
Technical aspects of solid waste minimization, treatment and disposal. 3hrs (class). PR. ChE 180 or COI. (2)

ChE 286. Air Quality and Pollution Control Engineering (3).
Air quality; elements, sources, and effects of air pollution; measurement, monitoring, and engineering control. 3hrs (class). PR. ChE 180 or COI. (1)

ChE 288. Hazardous Waste Management (3).
Minimization, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes; integrated management of hazardous wastes. 3hrs (class). PR. ChE 180 or CE 252 or CHEM 180 or COI. (2)

ChE 290. Special Problems (1-3).
Maybe taken twice provided that the total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units. PR. COI. (1,2)

ChE 291. Special Topics (1-3).
Maybe taken twice provided that the total number of units to be credited to the student’s program will not exceed 4 units. PR. COI. (1,2)

ChE 299. Graduate Seminar (1).
Maybe taken twice for a maximum of 2 units. PR. COI. (1,2)

ChE 300. Master’s Thesis (1-6).
(1,2,S)

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