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Material and Energy Balances

Introduction to the principles and techniques used in chemical engineering.  Basic concepts of mathematics, physics, and chemistry are applied to solving problems involving stoichiometry, analysis of chemical process systems, and material and energy conservation equations. Also includes methods for estimation of thermodynamic and chemical properties of real fluids for engineering calculations, basic chemical equilibrium, and unsteady-state balances.

Prerequisite: Ch 160

Credits: 3.00

Course Code: ChE 221

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