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Course ID: CHE  471
Effective Date: 03/02/2013
Title: The Strategy of Design
Career: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 3.00
Description: Prerequisite: CHE 312, CHE 401, CHE 433. Pre or Co-requisite: CHE 441, CHE 436. The techniques and strategies of chemical process design. Technical factors, including synthesis paths, process synthesis, utilities, controls, instrumentation, safety, health and environmental issues, etc. and economic factors such as measures of profitability, time value of money, etc. are considered in developing flowsheets for a chemical process. A case-study approach is used. Computer techniques involving spreadsheets and simulators are used where applicable. Rewriting and editing of a series of written assignments is expected.


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