Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECH5786
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Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 1555 2008-11-04 Department College Budget Account Number Chemical Engineering EN 21-07-000-00 Contact Person Phone Aydin Sunol 43566 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title ECH 5786 Green Engineering Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Green Engineering Course Online? Percentage Online -
Senior or Graduate Standing in Engineering, Public Health, Science
Synthesis and Design of Green Chemical, Biological, and Energy Conversion Processes and products, Environmental Impact Analysis; Green Chemistry and Materials; Life Cycle analysis; Industrial ecology; Systematic methods and real life examples.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Green Chemistry and Engineering is integral part of today's industrial practice and research. The methods have been incorporated to many courses primarily in Chemical Engineering as well as other engineering courses and sciences. At present, there are no
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
This course will be an undergraduate and graduate elective will also be part of a multi-college certificate program in sustainability.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
A terminal degree in Chemical Engineering. Demonstrated expertise in green engineering and chemistry.
- Other Course Information
The goal of the course is to present engineering tools and systems perspective to improve the environmental performance of chemical products and processes. This includes life cycle analysis, heat and mass exchange networks, and multi-objective optimization.
B. Learning Outcomes
An understanding of how chemical products enhance our standard of living as individuals and members of society.
An understanding of social (e.g. job) and economic (e.g. profit) impact of a chemical product, enterprise in the chemical business, and a chemical manufacturing facility on the various elements of the society and environment
An understanding of important environmental issues, legislation
Ability to perform environmental impact analysis of energy conversion, chemical, and biological processes
An understanding of risk assessment
Ability to assess environmental fate of chemicals
Ability to evaluate economic benefits of superior environmental performance for chemical products and processes
Qualitative and Quantitative understanding of life cycle analysis
Understanding of the role of industrial material and energy flows
Ability to systematically improve environmental performance of chemical products and processes
C. Major Topics
Environmental Issues and Regulations
Environmental Impact Analysis of Chemical, Biological, and Energy Conversion Process
Green Chemistry and Materials Design of Green Products Synthesis and Design of Green Chemical, Biological, and Energy Conversion Process Life Cycle Analysis
Industrial Ecology, Materials Flow, and Industrial Eco-Complexes
Green Engineering” Allen and Shonnard, Prentice Hall, 2002
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
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