New course 06-500 Chemical Process Technology and Industry Structure
06-500 Chemical Process Technology and Industry Structure T R 12:00-1:20 Classroom TBA This is a 9 unit elective course that is aimed at juniors and seniors (see course description below) If you are interested in taking this course, you should be able to sign up for it as soon as Enrollment adds it to the system.
06-500 Chemical Process Technology and Industry Structure
Fall: 9 Units
This course will survey key sectors of the chemical processing industries and discuss the structure of the industry and the historical development and evolution of the technologies which have shaped them and the common flowsheet elements which have proven to be commercially successful. Examples will be drawn from a range of industry sectors, production scales, chemistries, and enabling technologies. The industry will be examined in light of factors which have most influenced its development including raw materials of choice, energy availability, and the development of new unit operations, as well as those which will influence its future course including advances in science and technology, environmental impact minimization, water availability, and sustainability concerns. This course will involve homework, project reports, and exams.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing in CIT or permission of the instructor