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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECH6670

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-09-04
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2065 2003-05-20
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Chemical Engineering EN 210700000
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Aydin Sunol 9743566

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ECH 6670 Mathematial Methods for Chemical Engineering

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    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)
    Math Met Che
    Course Online? Percentage Online





    Course Description

    Mathematical Modeling of Chemical Engineering Systems. Numerical and analytical solution methods for algebraic equations, ordinary differential equations, coupled differential and algebraic equations and partial differential equations.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.


    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?


    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.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The main objective of the course is · to enable deeper level of understanding of chemical and physical changes matter undergo through mathematical modeling and analysis.The objective could be achieved through mechanistic modeling, knowledge of numerical and analytical methods of solving such models, and familiarity with computational tools.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    The students will be able to· To formulate a Chemical Engineering problem as a mathematical model· To solve the resulting models using numerical and/or analytical methods.· Be familiar with State of the Computational tools that enable solution of complex models

    C. Major Topics

    List of Topics and OutlineCourse Preview (1lecture)Modeling (2 Lectures)Solution of Algebraic sets of equations (2 Lectures)Vectors and Matrices (2 Lectures)Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations Analytical Methods (1 Lecture) Approximate Methods (2 Lectures) Qualitative Analysis (1 Lecture) Numerical Methods (2 lectures) Initial Value Problems Boundary Value ProblemsSolution of Coupled Differential and Algebraic Equation (1 lecture)Complex Variables and Laplace Transforms (2 lectures)Partial Differential Methods Analytical Methods (2 lectures) Numerical Methods (4 lectures) Finite Difference MethodsFinite Element MethodsOptimization Model Formulation (1 lecture) Classical Optimizations Theory (1 lecture) Calculus of Variations (2 lectures)

    D. Textbooks

    “Applied Mathematics and Modeling for Chemical Engineers” Rice and Do, Wiley, 1995

    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

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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