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CHNG9000: Chemical Engineering for Scientists

This unit provides an introduction to chemical engineering for Master of Professional Engineering students whose first degrees are in science. The unit covers the history of the chemical industry and the development of chemical engineering as a profession. Students will develop skills in written, visual and oral communication and the ability to use software tools to solve chemical engineering problems.

Code CHNG9000
Academic unit Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:
University level mathematics, calculus, linear algebra and statistics

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. write short engineering reports
  • LO2. produce drawings of chemical engineering equipment
  • LO3. make effective short presentations
  • LO4. use spreadsheets to solve chemical engineering problems
  • LO5. use programs to solve chemical engineering problems
  • LO6. use flowsheets to solve chemical engineering problems
  • LO7. solve simple chemical engineering problems.