CHE 102 Introduction to Chemical Engineering (1-0)1
Basic concepts of chemical engineering profession; ethical issues, environmental responsibilities and future trends; literature survey and oral presentation of a term project.
CHE 203 Chemical Process Calculations (4-0)4
Basic chemical engineering concepts and methods of analysis. Introduction to mass and energy balance calculations applied to solution of problems in systems of interest to chemical process industries.
CHE 204 Thermodynamics I (4-0)4
Concepts of equilibrium, temperature and reversibility. First law and concepts of heat and work; second law and entropy. Equations of state and thermodynamic properties of pure substances. Engineering applications of these principles in the analysis and design of closed and open systems. Thermodynamic analysis of cyclic processes including power generation and refrigeration.
CHE 220 Principles of Transport Phenomena (3-0)3
Introduction to basic concepts of momentum, heat and mass transfer. Transport by molecular motion and in laminar flow in one dimension. Transport between two phases and in large flow systems (For non-CHE students only).
CHE 222 Fluid Mechanics (4-0)4
Hydrostatics. Fundamentals of momentum transport. Newton's law of viscosity. Interphase momentum transport and friction factors. Flow in conduits and around submerged objects. Mechanical energy balances and Bernoulli equation. Dimensional analysis. Applications to practical problems. Principles of settling and filtration.
CHE 300 Summer Practice I NC
A practical training for a period of 20 works-days in an organization with sizeable operations that are of interest to chemical engineering. Emphasis is made on the application of mass and energy balances. A formal report is required to reflect the work carried out.
Prerequisite: CHE102, OHS301 and CHE203 or CHE222
CHE 305 Thermodynamics II (4-0)4
Thermodynamic properties of pure fluids and mixtures. Phase equilibrium. Chemical reaction equilibrium. Applications to real and ideal processes.
CHE 311 Chemical Reaction Engineering (4-0)4
Nonequilibrium processes including chemical reaction mechanisms, rate equations and reactor design applied to homogeneous and heterogeneous systems. Under isothermal and non isothermal conditions.
CHE 320 Chemical Engineering Laboratory I (0-4)2
Laboratory studies demonstrating the principles of physical chemistry and fluid mechanics. Emphasis is on laboratory safety, correlation of experimental results and on written reports and oral presentations.
Prerequisite: Three of the following: CHE222, CHEM220, CHEM230, CHEM353
CHE 327 Heat & Mass Transfer Operations (4-0)4
Molecular mechanisms of heat and mass transfer. Fourier's law and Fick's law. Transport of heat and mass in one dimension by molecular mechanism and by convection. Transport of heat and mass in turbulent regime, analogies between heat and mass transfer. Heat transfer by radiation. Heat transfer to fluids with phase change. Evaporation. Heat exchanger design.
Prerequisite: CHE203 or CHE222
CHE 328 Separation Processes (3-2)4
Principles of stagewise and continuous contact operations. Absorption, distillation, extraction, and simultaneous heat and mass transfer. Applications and design of separation process units.
Prerequisite: Two of the following: CHE203, CHE222, CHE 327
CHE 352 Mathematical Modeling in Chemical Engineering (3-0)3
Mathematical model formulation of chemical and physical processes. Solutions of problems related to fluid flow, heat transfer, mass transfer and chemical reaction engineering.
Prerequisite: MATH219 or MATH255
CHE 400 Summer Practice II NC
A practical training for a period of 20 works-days in an organization where chemical engineering is extensively practiced. A formal report is required to reflect the work carried out.
Prerequisite: CHE222 or CHE327
CHE 407 Process Control (3-0)3
Modeling of steady and unsteady-state behavior of chemical processes. Optimal control strategies of processes of particular interest to chemical engineers. Discussion of both classical and modern control theory with applications.
Prerequisite: MATH219 and CHE327 or CHE328
CHE 410 Chemical Engineering Laboratory II (0-4)2
Laboratory studies demonstrating the principles of instrumental analysis, heat transfer, fluid mechanics and chemical kinetics. Emphasis on correlation of experimental results and on written and oral presentation.
Prerequisite: Three of the following: CHE327, CHEM220, CHEM230, CHEM353
CHE 414 Chemical Technology (3-0)3
A general study of chemical process industries (CPI), considering raw materials, energy, intermediate chemicals, and final products, Future trends in CPI.
CHE 416 Gas Purification Technology (3-0)3
Principles of adsorption, absorption and chemical conversion. Gas dehydration and purification by adsorption. Catalytic conversion of gas impurities.
CHE 417 Chemical Engineering Design I (3-2)4
Application of chemical engineering principles and methods of chemical process synthesis, simulation and economics on open ended process and/or product design problems. Use of computer programming and/or design packages in iterative decision making and optimization. Emphasis on process safety and ethical issues.
Prerequisites: Three of the following: CHE305, CHE311, CHE327 and CHE328
CHE 418 Chemical Engineering Design II (3-2)4
Continuation of CHE 417, equipment selection and design. Cost estimation, project evaluation process and product safety and ethical issues.
CHE 420 Chemical Engineering Laboratory III (0-4)2
Intensive laboratory experiments to illustrate the application of chemical and physical principles to chemical processes. Emphasis is given to mass transfer, simultaneous heat and mass transfer, process control and instrumental analysis. Report writing is emphasized.
Prerequisite: Two of the following: CHE320, CHE407, CHE410
CHE 423 Chemical Engineering Economics (3-0)3
Importance of economics in engineering, role of engineers in economics. Market and Process surveys in relation to feasibility analysis. Site selection, capital investment and production cost analysis. Interest, taxes, insurance, depreciation, profitability, alternative investments and replacements in chemical engineering.
CHE 426 Reactor Design (3-0)3
Multiple reaction systems, selectivity, multiple reactors. Optimum design of chemical reactors. Introduction to reactor stability. Non ideal flow in reactors.
CHE 427 Novel Topics in Separation Processes (3-0)3
Emphasis on adsorption, ion-exchange, chromatography and membrane separation processes. Applications of supercritical extraction and crystallization.
Prerequisite: CHE327 or consent of the department
CHE 428 Introduction to Process Principles (3-0)3
A brief survey of chemical process principles with a clear orientation to biotechnology. Material and energy balances, basic principles of thermodynamics, kinetics and transfer operations. It aims to provide knowledge of process handling from engineering point of view to non-engineering students.
CHE 432 Design of Fluidized Bed Reactors (3-0)3
Design of Fluidized Bed Reactors. Hydrodynamics. Heat Transfer. Chemical Reactions. Design considerations. Gas-solid separations. Management of solid residues.
CHE 440 Industrial Organization and Management (3-0)3
Industrial organization, organization techniques, management, research and development, procurement and contracting, production, marketing, personnel and administration, employer-employee relations, financing, accounting, plant supervision. Special emphasis is given to chemical and related industries and major problems encountered in Turkish industry. ISO 9000, Just in time, TQM techniques.
CHE 442 Polymer Technology (3-0)3
Chemistry of polymerization; mechanisms such as step, radical chain, emulsion, ionic chain, chain copolymerization, ring opening, etc. Production, properties and fabrication of plastic materials of industrial importance. Rheology of polymers and polymer solutions. Polymer composites, new polymers.
CHE 443 Downstream Processing of Bio-products (3-0)3
Fundamentals and importance of downstream processing. Recovery, separation and purification of both low and high molecular weight biotechnological products by various methods.
CHE 444 Structure Property Relations in Macromolecular Media (3-0)3
Macromolecular chains. Thermodynamics of macromolecules. Diffusion in macromolecules. Gelation, rheological properties.
CHE 446 Fundamentals of Industrial Waste Treatment (3-0)3
Introduction to waste treatment in industrial plants. Kinetics of reactions involved in different methods. Chemical study of unit processes and unit operations. Design of treatment devices for purification of waste water and control procedures for environmental protection.
CHE 447 Chemical Processes in Microelectronics (3-0)3
Introduction to microelectronics processing. Silicon Refining. Crystal growth. Chemical rate processes and kinetics. Chemical vapor deposition incorporation and transport of dopants. Physical and physico-chemical rate processes. Design of chemical reactors and process equipment used in microelectronics manufacturing.
CHE 448 Ceramic Technology (3-0)3
Raw materials, structure and properties of clays, feldspars, and silicate minerals. Forming and firing of ceramics, vitrification. Rate process theory and use of phase equilibrium diagrams. Whitewares, refractories, enamels, and glazes. Glass and glass forming. Special ceramics.
CHE 452 Chemical Process Optimization (3-0)3
The nature and organization of optimization problems. Formulation of the objective functions. An overview of optimization of individual units as well as complete flowsheets.
CHE 453 Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering (3-0)3
The use of micro computers in engineering. Chemical engineering applications in word processing, engineering programming, Fortran programming, data base programming, and spreadsheet analysis. Solution of several design problems.
CHE 454 Polymer Process Analysis and Design (3-0)3
Development of tools of continuum mechanics necessary for the quantitative description of viscoelastic media. Use of principles of chemical kinetics, fluid and continuum mechanics and heat and mass transfer to describe the production and processing of polymeric materials.
CHE 461 Polymer Additives, Blends and Composites (3-0)3
Additives for processing, surface and optical property modification, fire retardants, UV protecting agents, blowing agents. Principles of blending and compatibilization. Thermodynamics, rheology and morphology of polymer blends. Principles of composites, interfaces, geometrical aspects, elastic properties. Introduction to laminate theory. Short fiber reinforced plastics. Processing of composites.
CHE 462 Polymer Solutions (3-0)3
Fundamentals of dilute polymer solutions, single chain conformations and configurations. Polymer solution thermodynamics, lattice models, equation of state approach. Phase equilibria and phase separation in polymeric solutions. Behavior of concentrated and/or multicomponent solutions, physical gelation. Diffusion in polymeric systems.
CHE 464 Polymer Material Evaluation and Product Design (3-0)3
Stress, strain, linear elasticity, finite strain elasticity, viscoelastic properties of solid polymers. Tensile and tear strength of polymers, yielding, crazing, brittle fracture, environmental stress cracking, fatigue, toughness, impact and tear. Material evaluation based on mechanical and other properties. Conception of part. Analytical design of plastic products. Process design of plastic products. Testing of products. Case studies on plastic product design.
CHE 471 Water Treatment Technology (3-0)3
Nature of water. Impurities in water and their harmful effects. Removal of nonionic suspended and colloidal impurities. Softening by precipitation. Ion exchange. Demineralization process and systems. Demineralizer equipment designs.
CHE 472 Industrial Rheology (3-0)3
Time-independent non-Newtonian fluids, structural time-dependency, linear viscoelasticity, suspensions, viscometric and extensional flows, measurable rheological properties, experimental methods for rheological property measurements. Applications to glassmaking, paint, coatings and polymer industries.
CHE 473 Heat Transfer in Radiating and Combusting Systems (3-0)3
Black body radiation laws and their application. Radiative exchange in black enclosures. Radiative exchange in gray enclosures with no absorbing medium. Radiative exchange in gray enclosures with an absorbing medium. Radiation exchange in combustion chambers. Applications Radiation transport equation. Solution of the transport equation in combustion chambers.
CHE 482 Chemical Process Safety (3-0)3
Industrial hygiene and loss statistics, toxicology, source models (fluid flow through holes in tanks, pipes etc.) toxic release and dispersion models, fires and explosions, designs to prevent accidents, hazard identification and risk assessment, accident investigations with some sample case histories.
CHE 490 Fundamentals of Biochemical Engineering (3-0)3
Review of basic biological concepts such as cell construction, cell nutrients, and enzyme kinetics. Large scale production of enzymes. Selection of bioreactors. Recovery and purification of products.
CHE 491 Chemical Product Engineering I (3-0)3
Statistics theory relevant to process engineering. Data collection, management and quality in production environments, basic design of experiments, statistical process control, process health monitoring, reliability and yield enhancement, process development cycle, total quality management.
CHE 492 Material Resources and Conversion Processes (3-0)3
Introduction of green process engineering with effective use of resources. Fast depletion of natural resources and environmental impacts. Synthesis and use of chemicals. Basic principles of equilibrium and rate concepts in physical, biological and chemical processes. Case studies illustrating sustainable chemical processes and trends in chemical technology.
CHE 493 Chemical Product Engineering II (3-0)3
Operation of batch, continuous and hybrid processes. Synthesis of reaction and separation systems and integrated processes for the smaller scale production of speciality chemicals. Introduction to the process intensification and utility integration in chemical production facilities. Mathematical modeling and optimization of batch semi-batch processes for the production of more than one product. Resource planning, chemical production scheduling, and feed stock management.
CHE 494 Resource Engineering II (3-0)3
Assessment of current and potential energy systems, covering extraction, conversion and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in a sustainable manner. Examination of energy technologies in each fuel cycle stage for fossil, nuclear, and renewable (solar, biomass, wind, hydro, and geothermal) energy types, along with storage, transmission, and conservation issues. Evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems in the context of political, social, economic, and environmental goals.
CHE 495 Green and Sustainable Chemical Process Engineering (3-0)3
Environmental laws, regulations, and issues related with chemical processes. Environmental risks associated with chemicals, production methods and exposures. Green chemistry and chemical processes. Risk assessment, sustainability and life cycle analysis of products and processes. Case studies related with carbon and water footprint of chemical processes.
Prerequisite: CHE203 and CHE204
CHE 496 Interfacial Phenomena (3-0)3
Interfacial tension and work associated with interface formation. Laplace and Kelvin equations, their applications and consequences. Capillarity and wetting. Surfactans and micelles. Forces acting at interfaces. Formation, properties and stability of emulsions and colloids. Case studies.
Prerequisite: CHE305 and CHEM112
CHE 498 Topics in Chemical Engineering I (1-4)3
Faculty-supervised term projects assigned to individual students on new and developing areas of chemical engineering. The course aims to develop basic skills in performing research on a topic, reviewing relavant literature and analyzing and reporting the results. A written and an oral/poster presentation are required.
CHE 499 Topics in Chemical Engineering II (1-4)3
Faculty-supervised term projects assigned to individual students or groups on new and developing areas of chemical engineering. A written and an oral presentation are required.