CHME-CHEMICAL & MATERIALS ENGR (CHME)

CHME 101. Introduction to Chemical Engineering Calculations

2 Credits

Introduction to the discipline of chemical engineering, including: an overview of the curriculum; career opportunities; units and conversions; process variables; basic data treatments; and computing techniques including computer programming and use of spreadsheets.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH 190G. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

CHME 102. Material Balances

2 Credits

Perform material balances in single- and multi-phase, reacting and non-reacting systems under isothermal conditions.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHEM 111G or CHEM 115. Prerequisite(s): MATH 190G, CHME 101.

CHME 201. Energy Balances & Basic Thermodynamics

3 Credits

Chemical Engineering energy balances; combined energy and material balances including those with chemical reaction, purge and recycle; thermochemistry; application to unit operations. Introduction to the first and second laws of thermodynamics and their applications. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): CHME 102, CHEM 115 or CHEM 111G, and MATH 192G.