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Chemical Engineering Systems Analysis Minor

Steven Weinstein, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-4299, steven.weinstein@rit.edu

The minor in chemical engineering systems analysis provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the application of scientific knowledge to the solution of a vast array of practical problems in which chemistry plays a critical role. Students are taught the systems methodology that chemical engineers employ to analyze and solve real world problems involving distinct chemical components, chemical reaction, multiple phases, and mass transfer.

Course
Required Courses
CHME-230 Chemical Process Analysis
CHME-330 Mass Transfer Operations
CHME-340 Reaction Engineering
Electives
Choose two courses from the following groups:
Alternate energy systems
   CHEM-201    Clean Energy: Hydrogen Fuel Cells
   MECE-529    Renewable Energy Systems
Advanced materials
   CHMG-201    Introduction to Organic Polymer Technology
   CHMA-222    Chemical Separations
   CHME-350    Multiple Scale Material Science
   MECE-557    Applied Biomaterials
   CHME-421    Interfacial Phenomena
   CHMP-751    Colloid and Interface Science
Biomedical
   BIME-200    Introduction to Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
   MECE-358    Contemporary Issues in Bioengineering
   BIME-370    Introduction to Biomaterials Science
   MECE-407    Biomedical Device Engineering
Environmental
   MECE-357    Contemporary Issues in Energy and the Environment
   ISEE-787    Design for the Environment
Semiconductor Processing
   MCEE-201    IC Technology
   MCEE-503    Thin Films
   MCEE-505    Lithography Materials and Processes

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A minor in chemical engineering systems analysis provides students with a sophisticated understanding of the application of scientific knowledge to the solution of a vast array of practical problems in which chemistry plays a critical role. Students are taught the systems methodology that chemical engineers employ to analyze and solve real world problems involving distinct chemical components, chemical reaction, multiple phases, and mass transfer.

Prerequisites: There are chemistry and mathematics prerequisites for the minor.

Chemistry—Choose one of the following*:
1011-216/206 General and Analytical Chemistry II with Lab
1011-273/277 Introduction to Chemical Materials with Lab
1011-212/206 Chemistry Principles II with Lab
1011-272/276 Chemistry of Water and Wastewater with Lab

Mathematics—Choose one of the following course sequences:

Sequence 1:
1016-283 Project-Based Calculus III or equivalent
1016-306 Differential Equations

Sequence 2:
1016-232 Calculus for Engineering Technology II
1016-304 Differential Equations for Technology

Required Courses:
0309-230 Chemical Process Analysis‡
0309-340 Reaction Engineering I
0309-330 Mass Transfer Operations
0309-381 Chemical Engineering Systems Analysis Paper

Elective Courses†: Choose at least two of the following courses:
0304-460 Contemporary Issues in Energy and the Environment
0304-461 Contemporary Issues in Bioengineering
0304-645 Introduction to Biomaterials
0304-710 Fuel Cell Technology
0304-756 Aerosols in the Respiratory Tract
0305-350 IC Technology
0305-643 Thin Film Processes
0305-666 Microlithography Materials and Processes
0303-520 Engineering Economy
0303-792 Design for the Environment
0301-370 Nano-science Engineering and Technology
0608-438 Principles of Treatment and Wastewater
0630-350 Solid and Hazard Waste Management
0630-352 Industrial Wastewater Management
0630-354 Air Emissions Management
1006-202 Concepts in Environmental Science
1006-203 Environmental Science Field Studies
1001-340 General Ecology
1001-471 Freshwater Ecology
1001-567 Environmental Microbiology
1015-520 Environmental Chemistry
1015-521 Atmospheric Chemistry
1015-522 Aquatic Toxicology and Chemistry
1029-301 Introduction to Polymer Technology

* Each of the listed courses has a chemistry course prerequisite.

† Other elective courses may be appropriate with minor adviser approval.

‡ The first core course in the minor, Chemical Process Analysis (0309-230), may be taken concurrently with the final course in the calculus sequence (e.g., 1016-232 or 1016-283). The remaining two core courses require Differential Equations (e.g., 1016-304, 1016-306).