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Graduate Program

Master's Program

Chemical Engineering, M.S. Core Courses
Course Course Name Brief Description
Fall
ChBE 201 Mathematical Methods for Chemical and Biological Engineers Mathematical analysis of heat, mass, and momentum transfer. Problems of industrial and biological interest.
ChBE 203 Advanced Thermodymanics Advanced thermodynamics as applied to chemical and biological engineering. Statistical mechanics, chemical equilibrium, and computation of vapor-liquid equilibrium compositions for chemical and biological engineering applications.
Spring
ChBE 202 Chemical and Catalytic Reaction Engineering Topics Application of chemical kinetics to the development and improvement of industrial processes; theories of chemical kinetics, complex kinetics, chain reactions; isothermal and polytropic reactor stability; stability criteria; oscillatory catalytic and non-catalytic reactions.
ChBE 204 Advanced Transport Phenomena Heat, mass, and momentum. Emphasis on coupling transport processes with chemical reaction in chemical and biological engineering.

Requirements include:

Additional program details are provided in the Graduate Handbook which is revised at the beginning of each academic year.