0.2: Chemical Engineering 301 Schedule for 2005


Preliminary (7/19/05)

Week Starting or dates

Text 1. Chap. Sec. Subject

Text 2. Chap. Sec. Subject

Other Reading and Assignments

Lectures Primarily by

Aug. 22

1 What Some Chemical Engineers do for a Living

Introductory material


K. Zygourakis

Aug. 29

3.0 to 3.6 Processes and Process Variables

4.0 to 4.2 Fundamentals of Material Balances.

1.0 Balances for many types of systems.

1.1 Discussion of Material Balances in chemical systems

K. Zygourakis

Sept. 6

4.3 Mass Balances and the Degree of Freedom

1.6.1 Summary of Degree of Freedom Table

Maple and other Computer Algebra Packages: what can we do with them? Assignment of short project.

S. H. Davis

Sept. 12

4.5 bases, separators, mixers and the use of a Degree of Freedom Table. Multiple unit processes.

4.6 Balances on Reactive Systems, stoichiometry, species balances.

1.3.0 to 1.3.7 Flow Sheet simulation in non-reacting systems: mixing , separating, splitting streams

1.3.8 & 1.3.9 the reactor modules


S. H. Davis

Sept. 19

Graphics applied in your project

L. Driskill & the Cain Group

Sept. 26

2.0 to 2.8 Intro. to Engineering Calculations,

4.7 Balances on Reactive Systems; Atomic and Molecular Species Balances

4.8. Combustion Reactions

2.1 Discussion of the FORTRAN Programs, 2.3: Unit Conversion & 2.4 Molecular Weight Determination 2.5 The Atomic Matrix and 2.6 Element Balance Programs

S. H. Davis

Oct. 3

11.0 to 11.2 Material Balances in Transient Systems

Mid Term Exam handed out

K. Zygourakis

Oct. 12

5.0 to 5.2 Single-Phase Systems

6.0 to 6.4 Multi-Phase Systems

Appendix A Computational Techniques


 Mid Term Exam Returned to Instructors.

Graphical solution of equations and presentation of results.

S. H. Davis

Oct. 17

4.9 to 4.10 Additional considerations and summary.

Part 4: Case Studies

1.4 Linear Independence of multiple reactions, 1.5 Analysis of Plant Units & 1.6 Flows and Reactions in a Plant

5.1 to 8 The Mass Balance Modules developed in Matlab

Description of Project Topics

S. H. Davis

Oct. 24

7.0 to 7.1 The first Law

7.2 to 7.6 Forms of energy, balances on open systems at steady state,

Energy Content of fluids


K. Zygourakis

Oct. 31

7.7 to 7.8: Energy and Energy Balances, Thermodynamic data and Energy Balance Procedures: Open and Closed systems

2.3: Unit Conversion

2.7 Thermodynamic Programs for steam and other fluids


S. H. Davis

Nov. 7

8.0 to 8.4 (Mass and Energy) Balances on Non-reactive Processes

3.1: Compound Property Data


S. H. Davis

Nov. 14

9.0 and 9.1 Reactive processes


3.2: Conservation of Energy: Terms in an Energy Balance

3.3.0 and 3.3.1 Main Energy Balance Functions


S. H. Davis

Nov. 21

11.3 and 11.4 Transient Energy Balances

More on transient processes


K. Zygourakis

Nov. 28

9.2 to 9.5 Balances on Reactive Processes

3.3.2 & 3.3.3 Miscellaneous Topics on the use of the Energy Balance Functions, 3.4 Examples of Energy Balances,& 5.9 to 15 The Energy Balance Modules


Computational aids for energy balances

Project Due Dec. 2, Project Presentations: Nov. 30 & Dec. 2.

S. H. Davis, K. Zygourakis

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