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Courses from the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

     CHBE, EBIO, ECHM, EGEN, & EMAT


CHBE 326   Biomaterials Engineering

EBIO 100 Intro to Biological Engr
EBIO 216 Elem Princ of Bioengineering
EBIO 291 Special Topics
EBIO 292 Independent Study
EBIO 324 Bioengineering Transport
EBIO 411R Biological Engineer Design I
EBIO 412R Biological Engineer Design II
EBIO 438 Bioprocess Engin
EBIO 439 Downstream Processing
EBIO 442 Bioengineering Lab I
EBIO 443 Bioengineering Lab II
EBIO 490R Undergraduate Research
EBIO 491 Special Topics
EBIO 492 Independent Study
EBIO 498 Internship
EBIO 566 Fundamentals of Biofilm Engr
EBIO 575 Research or Prof Paper Project
EBIO 590 Masters Thesis
EBIO 591 Special Topics
EBIO 592 Independent Study
EBIO 598 Internship

ECHM 100 Intro to Chemical Engr
ECHM 205CS Energy and Sustainability
ECHM 215 Elem Princ of Chem/Biol Engr I
ECHM 216 Elem Princ of Chem Engr II
ECHM 291 Special Topics
ECHM 292 Independent Study
ECHM 307 Chem Engin Thermodynamics I
ECHM 321 Chem Engin Fluid Mechanic Ops
ECHM 322 Chem Engin Heat Transfer Ops
ECHM 323 Chem Engin Mass Transfer Ops
ECHM 328 Chem Engin Reaction Engin
ECHM 407 Chem Engin Thermodynamics II
ECHM 411R Chemical Engineering Design I
ECHM 412R Chemical Engineering Design II
ECHM 424 Transport Analysis
ECHM 428 Reaction Engr & Model
ECHM 442 Chem Engin Laboratory I
ECHM 443 Chem Engin Laboratory II
ECHM 451 Chem Engin Proc Dyn/Control
ECHM 452 Advanced Engineering Materials
ECHM 490R Undergraduate Research
ECHM 491 Special Topics
ECHM 492 Independent Study
ECHM 498 Internship
ECHM 503 Thermodynamics
ECHM 506 Separations
ECHM 510 Reaction Engineering/Modeling
ECHM 533 Transport Phenomena
ECHM 534 Mass Transfer
ECHM 535 Viscous Fluid Dynamics
ECHM 575 Research or Prof Paper/Project
ECHM 590 Master's Thesis
ECHM 591 Special Topics
ECHM 592 Independent Study
ECHM 594 Seminar
ECHM 598 CHBE Grad Internship
ECHM 690 Doctoral Thesis

EGEN 102 Intro to Engineer Comp Apps
EGEN 542 Thry Magnetic Resonance Img II

EMAT 251 Materials Structures and Prop
EMAT 460 Polymeric Materials
EMAT 511 Catalysis/Applied Surface Chem
EMAT 519 Surface Engineering
EMAT 551 Advanced Composite Materials

CHBE 326 Biomaterials Engineering
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 213, CHBE 226, MB 301 or BCHM 340, CHMY 211 or CHMY 321.
-- Synthesis and processing of biomaterials and their derivatives. Testing biomaterials. Biocompatibility issues, sterilization, packaging, and regulatory issues. Application of biomaterials in medicine. Tissue engineering. Inflammation and would healing. Application of biomaterials in industry. Bioplastics. Membranes. Adhesives. Life Cycle Analysis of biodegradable polymers and biomedical materials.


EBIO 100 Intro to Biological Engr
Offered Fall Semesters
COREQUISITE: M 151Q or above.
-- An introduction to engineering measurements, computations, problem solving, and experimental design. Discussion of the breadth of opportunities in chemical and biological engineering.

EBIO 216 Elem Princ of Bioengineering
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 215, M 172.
-- Fundamentals of energy balances in biological engineering applications.

EBIO 291 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EBIO 292 Independent Study
On Demand Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of the Associate Dean.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EBIO 324 Bioengineering Transport
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: EBIO 216, ECHM 321.
-- Fundamentals of the phenomena governing the transport of momentum, energy, and mass in biological systems.

EBIO 411R Biological Engineer Design I
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ENGR 310, ECHM 438 and (ECHM 323, ECHM 328, or (EBIO 324, and EBIO 439).
-- Senior capstone course. Design and simulation of chemical engineering equipment, processes and plants.

EBIO 412R Biological Engineer Design II
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 310, ECHM 438 and (ECHM 323, ECHM 328, or (EBIO 324, and EBIO 439).
-- Senior capstone course. Design and simulation of chemical engineering equipment, processes and plants.

EBIO 438 Bioprocess Engin
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: BCHM 340 or MB 301 and CHBE 216.
-- Biotechnology process engineering - microbial process fundamentals, enzyme catalysis, bioreactor design and analysis, separation of biomaterials.

EBIO 439 Downstream Processing
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE:EBIO 324.
COREQUISITE: ECHM 438.
-- Theory and Quantitative description of separation processes commonly employed in biotechnology and bioengineering. Cell disruption, extraction, crystallization, precipitation, filtration, centrifugation, chromatography, electrophoresis.

EBIO 442 Bioengineering Lab I
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: EBIO 324, ECHM 438, EGEN 350.
-- Students will develop an experimental objective and experimental design to meet a particular objective. Independently investigate the relevant theory for a proposed experiment, analyze data for statistical significance, draw conclusions from the experimental data. They will then effectively communicate the technical information through written reports.

EBIO 443 Bioengineering Lab II
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: EBIO 442.
-- Students will develop an experimental objective and experimental design to meet a particular objective. Independently investigate the relevant theory for a proposed experiment, analyze data for statistical significance, draw conclusions from the experimental data. They will then effectively communicate the technical information through written reports.

EBIO 490R Undergraduate Research
F,S,Su
PREREQUISITE: Senior Standing.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated.

EBIO 491 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EBIO 492 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EBIO 498 Internship
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of associate dean.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

EBIO 566 Fundamentals of Biofilm Engr
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: M 274.
-- Development of quantitative descriptions of processes of microbial growth, diffusive and convective solute transport, and cell attachment and detachment. Integration of these processes in mathematical models of biofilm accumulation and activity. Application of these approaches to the analysis of biofilms in diverse industrial and natural environments.

EBIO 575 Research or Prof Paper Project
On Demand
Max 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. A research or professional dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee. -- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EBIO 590 Masters Thesis
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

EBIO 591 Special Topics
On Demand
Max 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EBIO 592 Independent Study
On Demand
Max 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, approval of department head and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EBIO 598 Internship
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Max 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of advisor and approval of department head.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.


ECHM 100 Intro to Chemical Engr
Offered Fall Semesters
COREQUISITE: M 151Q or above.
-- An introduction to engineering measurements, computations, problem solving, and experimental design. Discussion of the breadth of opportunities in chemical and biological engineering.

ECHM 205CS Energy and Sustainability
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
-- Students from all academic backgrounds explore an array of renewable and non-renewable energy sources and energy conversion systems. Contemporary and contentious energy related issues are presented, and course participants will formulate strategies to address them.

ECHM 215 Elem Princ of Chem/Biol Engr I
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: CHMY 141 and M 171Q
-- Material balance calculations applied to industrial processes. Analysis of gas behavior and gas-liquid systems.

ECHM 216 Elem Princ of Chem Engr II
Offered Spirng; 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 215, M 172Q.
-- Energy balances and combined energy-material balances. Discussion of contemporary issues in engineering and the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.

ECHM 291 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ECHM 292 Independent Study
On Demand
Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of the Associate Dean.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ECHM 307 Chem Engin Thermodynamics I
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 216, M 273Q.
-- Application of the laws of thermodynamics to power, refrigeration and gas liquefaction cycles. An introduction to vapor-liquid phase equilibrium for solutions at low pressure.

ECHM 321 Chem Engin Fluid Mechanic Ops
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 215 and M 172Q.
COREQUISITE: M 273Q.
-- Theory and equipment for fundamental chemical and biological engineering operations involving fluid mechanics. Equipment design and computations of operational rates.

ECHM 322 Chem Engin Heat Transfer Ops
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 216, ECHM 321, EGEN 102.
COREQUISITE: M 274.
-- Theory and equipment for fundamental chemical engineering operations involving heat transfer. Equipment design and computations of operational rates.

ECHM 323 Chem Engin Mass Transfer Ops
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 307, ECHM 322.
-- Theory and equipment for fundamental chemical engineering operations involving mass transfer. Equipment design and computations of operational rates.

ECHM 328 Chem Engin Reaction Engin
Offered Spirng; 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 216, M 274.
-- Application of the chemical kinetics of homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions to the design of chemical processing equipment.

ECHM 407 Chem Engin Thermodynamics II
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 307 and ECHM 323 and ECHM 328.
-- Application of laws of thermodynamics to vapor-liquid phase equilibrium, liquid-liquid phase equilibrium, and chemical reaction equilibrium.

ECHM 411R Chemical Engineering Design I
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 310, ECHM 438 and (ECHM 323, ECHM 328, or (EBIO 324, and EBIO 439).
-- Senior capstone course. Design and simulation of chemical engineering equipment, processes and plants.

ECHM 412R Chemical Engineering Design II
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 411.
-- Senior capstone course. Design and economic analysis of chemical engineering equipment, processes and plants.

ECHM 424 Transport Analysis
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 323, M 273Q, M 274.
-- Deterministic modeling techniques are applied to processes for the transport of momentum, energy and mass. Analytical and numerical solution techniques for the differential equations commonly encountered in the transport processes.

ECHM 428 Reaction Engr & Model
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 323 and ECHM 328
--Advanced engineering aspects of chemical reactor design. Analysis of coupled mass and energy transport processes and chemical reaction in application to realistic design and scale-up of various types of chemical reactors. Optimization problems in reactor design and operation.

ECHM 442 Chem Engin Laboratory I
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 323, ECHM 438, University Seminar and WRIT 101W, EGEN 350.
-- Experimental studies of unit operations and transport phenomena. Pilot plant studies. Design of Chemical processes and equipment from experimental studies.

ECHM 443 Chem Engin Laboratory II
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 442.
-- Experimental studies of unit operations and transport phenomena. Design of chemical processes and equipment from experimental studies.

ECHM 451 Chem Engin Proc Dyn/Control
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: ECHM 328, ECHM 323, M 274.
-- Transient response analysis of controllers and instruments. Design of chemical process control systems.

ECHM 452 Advanced Engineering Materials
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: EMEC 250 or EMAT 251, M 274.
-- Micro and macro properties of electronic materials and material processing.

ECHM 490R Undergraduate Research
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Senior Standing.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated.

ECHM 491 Special Topics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ECHM 492 Independent Study
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ECHM 498 Internship
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of associate dean.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

ECHM 503 Thermodynamics
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 307.
-- Chemical engineering application to phase equilibria and chemical reaction equilibrium. Liquid - liquid, vapor - liquid, and multiple reaction system.

ECHM 506 Separations
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 323.
-- Separation topics of interest, including distillation, membranes, specialized separation of low concentration materials.

ECHM 510 Reaction Engineering/Modeling
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered odd years.
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 328.
-- Theory and practice of industrial reactions, kinetics, synthesis, modeling of fixed and fluidized beds, process design problems.

ECHM 533 Transport Phenomena
Offered Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 424.
-- Comprehensive treatment of mass, momentum, and energy transport. Cross listed with ME 533.

ECHM 534 Mass Transfer
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 424.
-- Mass transfer theory, transport in liquids, porous solids, interfacial effects, related mathematical techniques and application.

ECHM 535 Viscous Fluid Dynamics
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: EM 335.
-- Advanced fluid dynamics of viscous materials. Historical and theoretical development. Newtonian, non-newtonian and turbulent flows. Multidimensional flow problems. Cross-listed with ME 534.

ECHM 575 Research or Prof Paper/Project
On Demand
Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. A research or professional dealing with a topic in the field. The topic must have been mutually agreed upon by the student and his or her major advisor and graduate committee. -- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ECHM 590 Master's Thesis
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing.

ECHM 591 Special Topics
On Demand
Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ECHM 592 Independent Study
On Demand
Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of instructor, approval of department head and Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ECHM 594 Seminar
Offered Fall Semesters
Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

ECHM 598 CHBE Grad Internship
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, consent of advisor and approval of department head.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

ECHM 690 Doctoral Thesis
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Doctoral standing.


EGEN 102 Intro to Engineer Comp Apps
Offered Spring Semesters
COREQUISITE: M 171Q.
-- Effective methods for applying the computer to common numerical problems encountered in chemical engineering. Chemical engineering examples will provide a basis for more comprehensive problems encountered in the other professional level courses.

EGEN 542 Thry Magnetic Resonance Img II
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. Consent of Instructor.
-- Advanced topics in nuclear magnetic resonance phenomena focusing on molecular dynamics and pulse sequence development for measuring complex dynamics will be covered.


EMAT 251 Materials Structures and Prop
Offered Fall, Spring Semesters
PREREQUISITE: CHMY 141 or CHMY 121.
COREQUISITE: M 165Q OR M 171Q.
-- Chemistry and internal structure of solids and the relationship of structure to physical and mechanical properties of metals and nonmetallic solids.

EMAT 460 Polymeric Materials
Offered Fall Semesters
PREREQUISITE: EMAT 251, ECHM 215.
-- The nature and special characteristics of synthetic high polymers and the technology of their manufacture and processing.

EMAT 511 Catalysis/Applied Surface Chem
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 328.
-- The fundamental principles of catalysis, surface chemistry, and reactor design at a working research level.

EMAT 519 Surface Engineering
On Demand
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing.
-- Consideration of chemistry and instrumentation needed in engineering design and research, including surface science, and materials.

EMAT 551 Advanced Composite Materials
Offered Spring alternate years, to be offered even years.
PREREQUISITE: CHBE 463.
-- Advanced treatment of composite materials, including constituent properties, interfaces, micromechanics, microscopic behavior, modes and mechanisms of failure. This course is cross-listed with ME 551.

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