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Course Descriptions

The undergraduate program in chemical engineering undertakes to prepare individuals for careers in the chemical process industries. These include all industries in which chemical and energy changes are an important part of the manufacturing process, such as the petroleum, rubber, plastics, synthetic fiber, pulp and paper, fermentation, soap and detergents, glass, ceramic, photographic and organic and inorganic chemical industries.

CHE 301 - Fluid Mechanics

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: F,S
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: CHE 201 and MA 221
  • Corequisites: None

Physical properties of fluids, fluid statics, laminar and turbulent flow. Design of pipe networks and pumps. Fluid flow as momentum transport. Flow through porous media. Non-Newtonian fluid flow. Flow past objects and boundary layer concept. Emphasis is placed on general methods of analysis applicable to any fluid.

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