### Basic Concepts

Students will learn about chemical processes, units, and corresponding equipment

### Unit Systems

Students will be able to use basic engineering units in both SI and AES systems in solving problems, and be able to convert between unit systems both by hand and with an equation solver.

### System Balances

Students will be able to solve steady-state, overall, material and energy balances for systems which include one or more of the following: recycle, multiple units, chemical reactions.

### Material Balances

Students will be able to set up and solve simple transient material balances.

### Approach to Balances

Students will be able to use a degree-of-freedom approach to assist in the solution of material and energy balances.

### Reading & Constructing Diagrams

Students will be able to read pure component and mixture phase diagrams (e.g. psychrometric chart, solid solubility, liquid-liquid, VLE) and construct mass balances from them using the lever rule, tie lines, etc.

### Relating Variables to Phase Behavior

Students will understand the phase behavior of pure substances in relationship to the variables T, P, and density (including vapor pressure, critical point, freezing line, triple point, etc.).

### Mechanical Energy Balance Equation

Students will be able to use the mechanical energy balance equation to solve fluid flow problems both with and without friction.

### Fluid Statics

Students will be able to solve simple fluid statics problems (e.g., manometers, fluid head, etc.)

### Thermodynamics

Students will be introduced to the first law of thermodynamics for closed and open systems.

### Raoult's Law

Students will be able to apply Raoult's law to solve VLE problems including bubble point, dew point, and flash calculations.

### Extent of Reactions

Students will understand and be able to use the extent of reaction in material balances

### State Equations and Correlations

Students will be introduced to equations of state and corresponding states correlations.

### Heat Concepts

Students will be introduced to the concepts of heat capacity, latent heat, heat of reaction, heat of combustion, and heat of formation.

### Process Variables and Measurement

Students will be introduced to process variables (e.g., P, T, flow rate, conc.) and their measurement.

### Interpreting Graphics

Students will demonstrate effective interpretation of graphical data.

### Math Software

Students will be able to solve numerical and symbolic problems using advanced math software (e.g. Mathcad).

### Information Applications and Tools

Students will be introduced to the use of appropriate information skills, standard office applications, and tools (e.g. WWW, electronic and reference book library searches, modern property databases) to assist in problem solving.

### Problem-Solving

Students will demonstrate an ability to solve engineering problems.

### Problem-Solving Strategies

Students will be able to use a problem solving strategy to define and solve engineering problems.

### Critical and Creative Thinking

Students will exhibit critical and creative thinking skills for analysis and evaluation of problems and cause-effect relationships.

### Interpreting Information

Students will be able to obtain and evaluate appropriate input information/data from databases, handbooks, correlations, experiments, literature, etc.

### Rationalizations, Estimates, and Solutions

Students will be introduced to the notions of rationalizing units, making order of magnitude estimates, assessing reasonableness of solutions, and selecting appropriate levels of solution sophistication.

### Safety

Students will be introduced to how safety considerations are incorporated into engineering problem solving.

### Environment

Students will be introduced to how environmental considerations are incorporated into engineering problem solving.

### Teamwork

Students will practice good teamwork principles.

### Teamwork Experience

Students will demonstrate experience working together in teams.

### Machinery Calculations

Students will be introduced to calculations involving work in turbines, compressors, and pumps.

### Ethics

Students will be introduced to the AIChE code of ethics.

### Reading Comprehension

Students will demonstrate effective reading of technical material.