


 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the most important processes employed by the chemical industries, such as plastics, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, and biochemical. The major emphasis is on formulating and solving material and energy balances for simple and complex systems. Equilibrium concepts for chemical process systems will be developed and applied. Computer courseware will be utilized extensively.
Prerequisites: CH 116 General Chemistry II (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Phase equilibria, properties of solutions, chemical equilibrium, strong and weak acids and bases, buffer solutions and titrations, solubility, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, properties of the elements and nuclear chemistry. Close 
E 115 Introduction to Programming (122)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the use of an advanced programming language for use in engineering applications, using C++ as the basic programming language and Microsoft Visual C++ as the program development environment. Topics covered include basic syntax (data types and structures, input/output instructions, arithmetic instructions, loop constructs, functions, subroutines, etc.) needed to solve basic engineering problems as well as an introduction to advanced topics (use of files, principles of objects and classes, libraries, etc.). Algorithmic thinking for development of computational programs and control programs from mathematical and other representations of the problems will be developed. Basic concepts of computer architectures impacting the understanding of a highlevel programming language will be covered. Basic concepts of a microcontroller architecture impacting the use of a highlevel programming language for development of microcontroller software will be covered, drawing specifically on the microcontroller used in E121 (Engineering Design I). Close 
MA 221 Differential Equations (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
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 (404) (LecLabCredit Hours) Thermodynamic laws and functions with particular emphasis on systems of variable composition and chemically reacting systems. Chemical potential, fugacity and activity, excess function properties, standard states, phase and reaction equilibria, reaction coordinate, chemicaltoelectrical energy conversion.
Prerequisites: CH 116 General Chemistry II (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Phase equilibria, properties of solutions, chemical equilibrium, strong and weak acids and bases, buffer solutions and titrations, solubility, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, properties of the elements and nuclear chemistry. Close 
E 115 Introduction to Programming (122)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the use of an advanced programming language for use in engineering applications, using C++ as the basic programming language and Microsoft Visual C++ as the program development environment. Topics covered include basic syntax (data types and structures, input/output instructions, arithmetic instructions, loop constructs, functions, subroutines, etc.) needed to solve basic engineering problems as well as an introduction to advanced topics (use of files, principles of objects and classes, libraries, etc.). Algorithmic thinking for development of computational programs and control programs from mathematical and other representations of the problems will be developed. Basic concepts of computer architectures impacting the understanding of a highlevel programming language will be covered. Basic concepts of a microcontroller architecture impacting the use of a highlevel programming language for development of microcontroller software will be covered, drawing specifically on the microcontroller used in E121 (Engineering Design I). Close 
MA 221 Differential Equations (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Discussion of macromolecular structure and morphology and their implications to polymer states, properties, and processing. Specific discussion of thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, fibers, reinforced plastics, and composites to emphasize the vast range of polymer materials and to familiarize students with them. Lab work will give students experience with the mechanical properties of polymers and with polymer processing machinery and operations for compression molding, extrusion, fiber spinning, and compounding.
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 (143) (LecLabCredit Hours) The objectives of this course are to learn modern systematic design strategies for steady state chemical processing systems and at the same time to gain a functional facility with a process simulator (Aspen) for design, analysis, and economic evaluation. A process is constructed stepwise, with continuing discussion of heuristics, recycle, purge streams, and other process conditions. Aspen is used for design and analysis of the process units. From the viewpoint of the process simulations, the course is divided into four categories: Component, property and data management; Unit operations; System simulation; and Process economic evaluation. The equations used by the simulator are discussed as well as convergence methods, loops and tear streams and scrutiny of default settings in the simulator. The factored cost method and profitability measures are reviewed and compared to simulator results. Work on a capstone design project is begun in the last section of the course. Corequisites: CHE 351 Reactor Design (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system. Close 
Prerequisites: CHE 332 Separation Operations (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) The design of industrial separation equipment using both analytical and graphical methods is studied. Equilibrium based design techniques for single and multiple stages in distillation, absorption/stripping, and liquidliquid extraction are employed. An introduction to gassolid and solidliquid systems is presented as well. Mass transfer considerations are included in efficiency calculations and design procedures for packed absorption towers, membrane separations, and adsorption. Ion exchange and chromatography are discussed. The role of solution thermodynamics and the methods of estimating or calculating thermodynamic properties are also studied. Degrees of freedom analyses are threaded throughout the course as well as the appropriate use of software. Iterative rigorous solutions are discussed as bases for Aspen simulation models used in Design VI. Close 
E 321 Engineering Design V (032)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course includes both experimentation and openended design problems that are integrated with the Materials Processing course taught concurrently. Core design themes are further developed. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) The design of industrial separation equipment using both analytical and graphical methods is studied. Equilibrium based design techniques for single and multiple stages in distillation, absorption/stripping, and liquidliquid extraction are employed. An introduction to gassolid and solidliquid systems is presented as well. Mass transfer considerations are included in efficiency calculations and design procedures for packed absorption towers, membrane separations, and adsorption. Ion exchange and chromatography are discussed. The role of solution thermodynamics and the methods of estimating or calculating thermodynamic properties are also studied. Degrees of freedom analyses are threaded throughout the course as well as the appropriate use of software. Iterative rigorous solutions are discussed as bases for Aspen simulation models used in Design VI.
Prerequisites: CHE 210 Process Analysis (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the most important processes employed by the chemical industries, such as plastics, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, and biochemical. The major emphasis is on formulating and solving material and energy balances for simple and complex systems. Equilibrium concepts for chemical process systems will be developed and applied. Computer courseware will be utilized extensively. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Linear causeeffect relationship; molecular aspects, microscopic mass, momentum and energy balances leading to the field equations of change; emphasis is on both isothermal and nonisothermal, steady state flow of incompressible Newtonian fluids; integral forms of the equations of change: macroscopic balances for laminar as well as turbulent isothermal and nonisothermal systems: engineering correlations.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Heat conduction, convection and radiation. General differential equations for energy transfer. Conductive and convective heat transfer. Molecular, convective and interface mass transfer. The differential equation for mass transfer. Steady state molecular diffusion and film theory. Convective mass transfer correlations. Mass transfer equipment.
Prerequisites: CHE 234 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Thermodynamic laws and functions with particular emphasis on systems of variable composition and chemically reacting systems. Chemical potential, fugacity and activity, excess function properties, standard states, phase and reaction equilibria, reaction coordinate, chemicaltoelectrical energy conversion. Close 
MA 227 Multivariable Calculus (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Development of deterministic and nondeterministic modelsfor physical systems, engineering applications, and simulation tools for case studies and projects. Corequisites: CHE 351 Reactor Design (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system. Close 
Prerequisites: CHE 332 Separation Operations (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) The design of industrial separation equipment using both analytical and graphical methods is studied. Equilibrium based design techniques for single and multiple stages in distillation, absorption/stripping, and liquidliquid extraction are employed. An introduction to gassolid and solidliquid systems is presented as well. Mass transfer considerations are included in efficiency calculations and design procedures for packed absorption towers, membrane separations, and adsorption. Ion exchange and chromatography are discussed. The role of solution thermodynamics and the methods of estimating or calculating thermodynamic properties are also studied. Degrees of freedom analyses are threaded throughout the course as well as the appropriate use of software. Iterative rigorous solutions are discussed as bases for Aspen simulation models used in Design VI. Close 
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  (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system.
Prerequisites: CHE 210 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the most important processes employed by the chemical industries, such as plastics, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, and biochemical. The major emphasis is on formulating and solving material and energy balances for simple and complex systems. Equilibrium concepts for chemical process systems will be developed and applied. Computer courseware will be utilized extensively.
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CHE 336 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Linear causeeffect relationship; molecular aspects, microscopic mass, momentum and energy balances leading to the field equations of change; emphasis is on both isothermal and nonisothermal, steady state flow of incompressible Newtonian fluids; integral forms of the equations of change: macroscopic balances for laminar as well as turbulent isothermal and nonisothermal systems: engineering correlations.
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CHE 342 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Heat conduction, convection and radiation. General differential equations for energy transfer. Conductive and convective heat transfer. Molecular, convective and interface mass transfer. The differential equation for mass transfer. Steady state molecular diffusion and film theory. Convective mass transfer correlations. Mass transfer equipment.
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 (083) (LecLabCredit Hours) Senior Design provides, over the course of two semesters, collaborative design experiences with a problems of industrial or societal significance. Projects can originate with an industrial sponsor, from an engineering project on campus, or from other industrial or academic sources. In all cases, a project is a capstone experience that draws extensively from the student's engineering and scientific background and requires independent judgments and actions. Advice from the faculty and industrial sponsors is made readily available. The projects generally involve a number of unit operations, a detailed economic analysis, simulation, use of industrial economic and process software packages, and experimentation and/or prototype construction. The economic thread initiated in Design VI is continued in the first semester of Senior Design by close interaction on a project basis with E 421. Leadership and entrepreneurship are nourished throughout all phases of the project. The project goals are met stepwise, with each milestone forming a part of a final report with a common structure.
Prerequisites: CHE 322 (143)(LecLabCredit Hours) The objectives of this course are to learn modern systematic design strategies for steady state chemical processing systems and at the same time to gain a functional facility with a process simulator (Aspen) for design, analysis, and economic evaluation. A process is constructed stepwise, with continuing discussion of heuristics, recycle, purge streams, and other process conditions. Aspen is used for design and analysis of the process units. From the viewpoint of the process simulations, the course is divided into four categories: Component, property and data management; Unit operations; System simulation; and Process economic evaluation. The equations used by the simulator are discussed as well as convergence methods, loops and tear streams and scrutiny of default settings in the simulator. The factored cost method and profitability measures are reviewed and compared to simulator results. Work on a capstone design project is begun in the last section of the course.
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CHE 345 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Development of deterministic and nondeterministic modelsfor physical systems, engineering applications, and simulation tools for case studies and projects.
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CHE 351 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system.
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 (083) (LecLabCredit Hours) Senior Design provides, over the course of two semesters, collaborative design experiences with a problems of industrial or societal significance. Projects can originate with an industrial sponsor, from an engineering project on campus, or from other industrial or academic sources. In all cases, a project is a capstone experience that draws extensively from the student's engineering and scientific background and requires independent judgments and actions. Advice from the faculty and industrial sponsors is made readily available. The projects generally involve a number of unit operations, a detailed economic analysis, simulation, use of industrial economic and process software packages, and experimentation and/or prototype construction. The economic thread initiated in Design VI is continued in the first semester of Senior Design by close interaction on a project basis with E 421. Leadership and entrepreneurship are nourished throughout all phases of the project. The project goals are met stepwise, with each milestone forming a part of a final report with a common structure.
Prerequisites: CHE 322 (143)(LecLabCredit Hours) The objectives of this course are to learn modern systematic design strategies for steady state chemical processing systems and at the same time to gain a functional facility with a process simulator (Aspen) for design, analysis, and economic evaluation. A process is constructed stepwise, with continuing discussion of heuristics, recycle, purge streams, and other process conditions. Aspen is used for design and analysis of the process units. From the viewpoint of the process simulations, the course is divided into four categories: Component, property and data management; Unit operations; System simulation; and Process economic evaluation. The equations used by the simulator are discussed as well as convergence methods, loops and tear streams and scrutiny of default settings in the simulator. The factored cost method and profitability measures are reviewed and compared to simulator results. Work on a capstone design project is begun in the last section of the course.
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CHE 345 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Development of deterministic and nondeterministic modelsfor physical systems, engineering applications, and simulation tools for case studies and projects.
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CHE 351 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system.
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 (142) (LecLabCredit Hours) A laboratory course designed to illustrate and apply chemical engineering fundamentals. The course covers a range of experiments involving mass, momentum and energy, transport processes and basic unit operations such as distillation, stripping and multiphase catalytic reactions.
Prerequisites: CHE 332 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) The design of industrial separation equipment using both analytical and graphical methods is studied. Equilibrium based design techniques for single and multiple stages in distillation, absorption/stripping, and liquidliquid extraction are employed. An introduction to gassolid and solidliquid systems is presented as well. Mass transfer considerations are included in efficiency calculations and design procedures for packed absorption towers, membrane separations, and adsorption. Ion exchange and chromatography are discussed. The role of solution thermodynamics and the methods of estimating or calculating thermodynamic properties are also studied. Degrees of freedom analyses are threaded throughout the course as well as the appropriate use of software. Iterative rigorous solutions are discussed as bases for Aspen simulation models used in Design VI.
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CHE 351 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Mathematical and empirical modeling of chemical processes; analysis of static and transient system behavior; design of singleinput singleoutput feedback control systems; openloop and closedloop system response, standard PIDs and their tuning relations; measures of control performance; frequency response techniques; stability analysis; design and application of modern control techniques: cascade, feedforward, inferential, internal model control, multivariable. Corequisites: CHE 351 Reactor Design (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system. Close 
Prerequisites: CHE 332 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) The design of industrial separation equipment using both analytical and graphical methods is studied. Equilibrium based design techniques for single and multiple stages in distillation, absorption/stripping, and liquidliquid extraction are employed. An introduction to gassolid and solidliquid systems is presented as well. Mass transfer considerations are included in efficiency calculations and design procedures for packed absorption towers, membrane separations, and adsorption. Ion exchange and chromatography are discussed. The role of solution thermodynamics and the methods of estimating or calculating thermodynamic properties are also studied. Degrees of freedom analyses are threaded throughout the course as well as the appropriate use of software. Iterative rigorous solutions are discussed as bases for Aspen simulation models used in Design VI.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Integration of the principles of biochemistry and microbiology into chemical engineering processes; microbial kinetic models; transport in bioprocess systems; single & mixed culture fermentation technology; enzyme synthesis, purification & kinetics; bioreactor analysis, design and control; product recovery and downstream processing.
Prerequisites: CHE 351 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Chemical equilibria and kinetics of single and multiple reactions are analyzed in isothermal and nonisothermal batch systems. Conversion, yield, selectivity, and temperature and concentration history are studied in ideal plug flow, laminar flow, continuous stirred tank and heterogeneous reactors. The bases of reactor selection are developed. Consideration is given to stability and optimization concepts, and the interaction of the reactor with the overall processing system.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Individual investigation of a substantive character undertaken at an undergraduate level under the guidance of a member of the Departmental faculty. A written report is required. Hours to be arranged with the faculty advisor.
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 (062) (LecLabCredit Hours) Individual investigation of a substantive character undertaken at an undergraduate level under the guidance of a member of the departmental faculty. A written report is required. Hours to be arranged with the faculty advisor. Prior approval required. This course cannot be used for degree requirements.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT 239. This lab synthesizes aspects of materials science and engineering within a materials processing framework. Students will fabricate an object or device and then characterize the properties of the initial materials, the final fabricated objects and the processing variables (temperature, stress, time, etc.) connecting these two materials states. The ProcessingStructurePropertyPerformance theme will be stressed in experiments dealing with the thermomechanical forming and shaping of metals, ceramics and polymers, as well as the fabrication of semiconductor devices.
Prerequisites: MT 239 Materials (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices. Close 
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) A lecture and laboratory course dealing with the structure of solid materials, the equipment used to investigate it and the interpretation of the results as they relate to material properties. Topics include crystallography; defects in materials; diffraction theory; properties and uses of Xrays to determine crystal structure, texture, internal stress and orientation of crystals; the application of electron microscopy to the study of material structure and composition; and the optical metallography of materials.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT 239. Corequisites: MT 234. Examine the processes that control microstructural evolution and hence influence processing and properties of materials, especially mechanical behavior. The role of diffusional and nondiffusional processes controlling phase transformations in metallic and nonmetallic materials are examined. Corequisites: MT 234 Struct. Solid Materials
(003)(LecLabCredit Hours) A lecture and laboratory course dealing with the structure of solid materials, the equipment used to investigate it and the interpretation of the results as they relate to material properties. Topics include crystallography; defects in materials; diffraction theory; properties and uses of Xrays to determine crystal structure, texture, internal stress and orientation of crystals; the application of electron microscopy to the study of material structure and composition; and the optical metallography of materials. Close 
Prerequisites: MT 239 Materials (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices. Close 
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Lectures are given on design considerations in materials engineering that build on the design concepts introduced in earlier core courses. The lecture material complements the Mt 411 and Mt 416 Senior Design experiences. Topics include: design of materialsprocessing reactors, production and control of high temperature, gas flow and pressure measurement, vacuum technology, quantitative materials selection, professional ethics, report writing and presentation skills.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the macroscopic theory of mechanical behavior. Topics include: concept of tensor stress and strain tensor, principal stresses, stress strain relations, anisotropic elastic constants, the dislocation stress field, yield and flow stress criteria, fracture, fatigue, viscoelasticity and creep.
Prerequisites: MT 234 Struct. Solid Materials
(003)(LecLabCredit Hours) A lecture and laboratory course dealing with the structure of solid materials, the equipment used to investigate it and the interpretation of the results as they relate to material properties. Topics include crystallography; defects in materials; diffraction theory; properties and uses of Xrays to determine crystal structure, texture, internal stress and orientation of crystals; the application of electron microscopy to the study of material structure and composition; and the optical metallography of materials. Close 
MT 239 Materials (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices. Close 
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  (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT 226 and MT 239. Laws of thermodynamics and their application, physical chemistry of solutions applied to systems involving solids, phase equilibria, experimental methods of determining phase stabilities and their underlying principles, relationships between pressure, temperature and composition in binary and ternary systems.
Prerequisites: MT 239 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT 239 and MT 234. Measurement methods employed in the processing and characterization of materials. Production and measurement of high and low temperatures and pressures; characterization of surfaces; determination of selected mechanical, thermal and electrical properties.
Prerequisites: MT 234 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) A lecture and laboratory course dealing with the structure of solid materials, the equipment used to investigate it and the interpretation of the results as they relate to material properties. Topics include crystallography; defects in materials; diffraction theory; properties and uses of Xrays to determine crystal structure, texture, internal stress and orientation of crystals; the application of electron microscopy to the study of material structure and composition; and the optical metallography of materials.
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MT 239 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT 239 and MT 248. Can be replaced by MT 570. The electrical, optical, magnetic and thermal properties of materials are examined with an emphasis on relating an understanding of the physical processes that control these properties to development of useful devices and engineered materials.
Prerequisites: MT 234 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) A lecture and laboratory course dealing with the structure of solid materials, the equipment used to investigate it and the interpretation of the results as they relate to material properties. Topics include crystallography; defects in materials; diffraction theory; properties and uses of Xrays to determine crystal structure, texture, internal stress and orientation of crystals; the application of electron microscopy to the study of material structure and composition; and the optical metallography of materials.
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MT 239 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) An introduction to the important engineering properties of materials, to the scientific understanding of those properties and to the methods for controlling them. The course will include metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers and their composites and their applications in structures, machine elements, electronic, optical and magnetic devices.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) One day per week is devoted to a design project aimed at preparing students to meet the kinds of problems they might face in industry. Project is conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.
Prerequisites: MT 315 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) Lectures are given on design considerations in materials engineering that build on the design concepts introduced in earlier core courses. The lecture material complements the Mt 411 and Mt 416 Senior Design experiences. Topics include: design of materialsprocessing reactors, production and control of high temperature, gas flow and pressure measurement, vacuum technology, quantitative materials selection, professional ethics, report writing and presentation skills.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT 315. One day per week is devoted to a design project aimed at preparing students to meet the kinds of problems they might face in industry. Project is conducted under the guidance of a faculty member.
Prerequisites: MT 315 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) Lectures are given on design considerations in materials engineering that build on the design concepts introduced in earlier core courses. The lecture material complements the Mt 411 and Mt 416 Senior Design experiences. Topics include: design of materialsprocessing reactors, production and control of high temperature, gas flow and pressure measurement, vacuum technology, quantitative materials selection, professional ethics, report writing and presentation skills.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: Senior Standing
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: MT423 MT  450 Comp. Meths in Mat'ls Pr Prerequisites: MT 335. Theories and analysis of mass and energy balances in materials processing. Practical emphasis will be given to the uses of computers in processing engineering in terms of thermodynamic and kinetic theory, simple linear programming models and the mathematical simulation of processing systems. Prerequisites: MT 335. Theories and analysis of mass and energy balances in materials processing. Practical emphasis will be given to the uses of computers in processing engineering in terms of thermodynamic and kinetic theory, simple linear programming models and the mathematical simulation of processing systems.
Prerequisites: MT 423 (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) Prerequisites: Senior Standing
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) Prior approval required. Course cannot be used towards degree requirements. Individual investigation of a substantive character undertaken at an undergraduate level under the guidance of a member of the departmental faculty. A written report is required. Hours to be arranged with the faculty advisor.
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 (003) (LecLabCredit Hours) . Individual investigation of a substantive character undertaken at an undergraduate level under the guidance of a member of the departmental faculty. A written report is required. Hours to be arranged with the faculty advisor.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
The course addresses the science underpinnings of nanotechnology to provide an understanding of the fundamental challenges and limitations involved in designing and demonstrating nanodevices and systems. The role of solid state physics, chemistry and some biology will be emphasized together with some basic engineering science ideas applied at the nanoscale. By the end of the course, students will understand principles of the fabrication, characterization and manipulation of nanoscale materials, systems, and devices.
Prerequisites: CH 115 General Chemistry I (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Atomic structure and periodic properties, stoichiometry, properties of gases, thermochemistry, chemical bond types, intermolecular forces, liquids and solids, chemical kinetics and introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry. Close 
PEP 111 Mechanics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Vectors, kinetics, Newton’s laws, dynamics or particles, work and energy, friction, conserverative forces, linear momentum, centerofmass and relative motion, collisions, angular momentum, static equilibrium, rigid body rotation, Newton’s law of gravity, simple harmonic motion, wave motion and sound. Close 
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  (303) (LecLabCredit Hours)
The course addresses the science underpinnings of nanotechnology to provide a handson experience for undergraduate students in nanofabrication and characterization. It will discuss the grand challenges of nanofabrication and will showcase examples of specific applications in electronics, photonics, chemistry, biology, medicine, defense, and energy. NANO 200 would be a prerequisite for this course. This course will offer handson experiments to fabricate prototype devices/systems (e.g. relatively simple sensors or actuators) in order for students to understand the full sequence/spectrum of development of nanodevices and systems, e.g. from concept design, fabrication and characterization. Prerequisites: NANO 200 or instructor permission
Prerequisites: NANO 200 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours)
The course addresses the science underpinnings of nanotechnology to provide an understanding of the fundamental challenges and limitations involved in designing and demonstrating nanodevices and systems. The role of solid state physics, chemistry and some biology will be emphasized together with some basic engineering science ideas applied at the nanoscale. By the end of the course, students will understand principles of the fabrication, characterization and manipulation of nanoscale materials, systems, and devices.
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