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Chemical Engineering Graduate Courses
501. Advanced Transport Phenomena
3 credits. Prerequisite: Che 301 and Math 266. This course is designed to give an advanced treatment of momentum, heat, and mass transfer suitable for graduate students in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and environmental engineering. This course will involve using advanced mathematics to model transport systems of importance in engineering science and design.
503. Fuels Technology
3 credits. 3 to 6 hours. Processing and utilization of low rank fuels.
504. Air Pollution Control
3 credits. Background equivalent to Chem 122, Math 265, and Physics 252 is expected. Identification of major air pollutants from stationary and mobile sources and methods of controlling their emissions; dispersion of air pollutants in the atmosphere; photochemical air pollution; federal and state regulations.
507. Advanced Unit Operations
3 to 6 credits. Background equivalent to ChE 405 is expected. One or more of the following: fluid flow, heat flow, evaporation, humidification and dehumidification, drying, gas absorption, distillation, and extraction.
508. Advanced Unit Operations
3 to 6 credits. Continuation of the first semester’s work in advanced unit operations.
509. Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
3 credits. Background equivalent to ChE 403 is expected. Chemical Engineering processes from the standpoint of quantitative thermodynamics. Special emphasis on thermodynamics of chemical reactions.
510. Advanced Chemical Process Control
3 credits. Prerequisites: Math 266, ChE 408 or equivalents. Analysis and design of advanced chemical process control systems including: dead time compensation, feed forward and adaptive control, multivariable control, digital computer control and the use of Z-transforms to get the discretetime dynamic response of chemical process systems.
511. Advanced Chemical Engineering Kinetics
3 credits. Background equivalent to ChE 421 is expected. Theory and practice of industrial chemical reactor design. Advanced topics in kinetics of industrial chemical reactors.
512. Advanced Separations
3 credits. Prerequisites: Background equivalent to ChE 405, 421, and Math 265 is expected. Analysis of rate-based chemical engineering separations such as adsorption membrane separations, chromatography, and crystallization.
515. Design of Engineering Experiments
3 credits. Prerequisite: Math 265. Design and analysis of experimental data including block and factorial arrangements, significance of data, and mathematical modeling.
535. Metallic Corrosion and Polymer Degradation
3 credits. Reviews the forms of metal corrosion and of polymer degradation; discussion of control and mitigation techniques.
562. Seminar in Chemical Engineering
1 credit. Conferences and reports on current developments in Chemical Engineering.
Credit hours to be arranged. Analysis, planning, and detailed study of definite problems; individual laboratory work on some selected problems to develop the power of independent investigation.
593. Special Topics: Biochemical Engineering
593. Special Topics: Introduction to Combustion
593. Special Topics: Polymer Engineering
593. Special Topics: Impacts of Mineral Matter in Combustion and Gasification
593. Special Topics
1 to 3 credits. Topics of current interest to be considered each semester. S/U grading.
595. Design Project
3 to 6 credits. Prerequisite: Restricted to the Master of Engineering students and subject to approval by the student’s Advisor. A three to six credit course of engineering design experience involving individual effort and formal written report.
997. Independent Study
1 to 9 credits. Development and documentation of scholarly activity demonstrating proficiency in Chemical Engineering at the master’s level.
As you are considering course options for you degree, consider courses from other departments that are typically included as a part of a MS or Ph.D. student’s program of study.
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Environmental & Ecology Related Courses
AtSc505 Adv’d Atmospheric Dynamics (3)
AtSc510 General Circulation (3)
AtSc515 Adv’d Climatology (3)
AtSc520 Atmospheric Chemistry (3)
AtSc525 Atmospheric Radiation (3)
AtSc528 Atmospheric Data Analysis (3)
AtSc530 Numerical Weather Prediction (3)
AtSc535 Measurement Systems (3)
AtSc540 Statistical Methods in Atmospheric Sci (3)
AtSc545 Hydrometerology (3)
Avia512 Aviation Environmental Concerns (3)
Biol 533 Grassland Ecology (2)
Biol534 Quantitative Ecology (2)
Biol540 Waterfowl biology and management (2)
CIEN531 Environmental Eng III (3)
CIEN532 Environmental Eng IV (3)
CIEN533 Industrial Wastes (3)
CIEN 535 Hazardous Waste Management (3)
Engr 501 Energy, Resources and Policy
Engr 502 Alternative Energy Systems
ESSP501 Earth System Science & Policy I (10)
ESSP502 Earth System Science & Policy II (10)
ESSP506 Ecosystems Services (3)
ESSP520 Earth Systems Modeling (3)
ESSP540 Adv’d Topics in Geospatial Technology (3)
ESSP562 Environmental Economics (3)
GeoE 417 Hydrogeology (3)
GeoE 419 Groundwater Monitoring (3)
GeoE 427 Groundwater Modeling (3)
Geol500 Sedimentary Geology (1-4)
Geol505 Isotopic Geology (3)
Geol509 Adv’d Mineralogy (1-4)
Geol530 Adv’d Hydrogeochemistry (3)
Geol531 Hydrogeochemistry (3)
Geol532 Contaminant Hydrogeology (3)
Geol540 Water Sampling & Analysis (3)
SpSt501 Survey of Space Studies (3)
SpSt520 Asteroids (3)
Biochemical Related Courses
BIMD500 Cell Molecular Foundations of biomedical science (7)
BIMD512 Biomedical statistics (2)
BIMD531 Adv’d Molecular Biology I (3)
BIMD 532 Adv’d Molecular Biology II (3)
Biol542 Comparative Endorinology (3)
Biol551 Biochemical Genetics (3)
Biol554 Cytogentics (2)
Biol564 Developmental Morphology of plants (2)
Business/Management/Economics Related Courses
Econ505 Adv’d Macroeconomic Theory (3)
Econ509 Macroeconomic Decision-Making (3)
Econ514 Adv’d Managerial Economics (3)
Automation and Process Control Related Courses
Acct510 Industrial Quantitative Controls (3)
Mgmt501 Quantitative Analysis for Management Decisions (3)
EE503 Statistical Communications and Signal Processing I (3)
EE504 Statistical Communications and Signal Processing II (3)
EE505 Control Systems II (3)
EE506 Digital Control Systems (3)
EE508 Decision Systems (3)
Geog574 Adv’d Techniques in Geographical Information Systems (3)
Geog575 Seminar in Remote Sensing (3)
Comm512 Law and Ethics in Communications (3)
Comm530 Gender, Culture, and Communications (3)
SpSt525 Technical Issues in Space (3)
IT560 Qualitative Planning and Analysis (3)
IT565 Product Safety and Liability (3)