

Contents


Week 1: 
Introduction to Engineering Calculations: Units, Dimensions, Unit Conversions, Systems of Units, Significant Figures, Scientific Notation 
Week 2: 
Sample Variance, Mean, Dimensional Homogeneity, Linear Interpolation, Error Range

Week 3: 
Process Variables and Representation: Mass, Force, Volume, Mass and Volume Flow Rates, Chemical Composition, Concentration 
Week 4: 
Pressure, Temperature, Absolute and Gauge Pressure, Manometers, Process Classification: Batch versus Continuous and SemiBatch Processes Quiz 1 
Week 5: 
Mass Balances for Continuous Processes, Mass Balances for Batch and SemiBatch Processes, Flowcharts, Scaling of Flowcharts Homework I 
Week 6: 
Degrees of Freedom, Mass Balances for MultipleUnit Processes, Recycle and Bypass, Chemical Reaction Stoichiometry Quiz 2 
Week 7: 
Mass Balances for Reactive Processes Midterm Exam

Week 8: 
Energy and The First Law of Thermodynamics, Kinetic and Potential Energy, Energy Balances for Closed Systems Midterm exam 
Week 9: 
Energy Balances for Open Systems, Thermodynamics Data Tables, Mechanical Energy Balances 
Week 10: 
Energy Balances for Nonreactive Processes Quiz 3 
Week 11: 
Energy Balances for Reactive Processes 
Week 12: 
Unsteadystate Energy Balances Homework II 
Week 13: 
Mass and Energy Balances for Fermentation and Biotechnological Processes: Sample Problems 
Week 14: 
Mass and Energy Balances for Fermentation and Biotechnological Processes: Sample Problems 
Week 15*: 
 
Week 16*: 
Final exam 
Textbooks and materials: 
R.M. Felder, R.W. Rousseau, L.G. Bullard, "Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes", 4th edition, 2015, Wiley

Recommended readings: 
P.M. Doran, "Bioprocess Engineering Principles",2nd edition, 2012, Academic Press D. M. Himmelblau, J. M. Riggs, "Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical Engineering", 7th edition, 2004 

* Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.

