Computer Design Methods

Computer Design Methods
Computer-aided design and numerical methods of chemical engineering processes.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCH EN 376 & MATH 303; or CH EN 376 & MATH 334; or equivalent.
Course Outcomes

Computational Techniques

Students will apply computational techniques to solve a wide range of numerical problems arising in Chemical Engineering

Numerical Computer Programming

Students will become proficient in numerical computer programming.

Numerical Methods

Students will learn theory, algorithms, implementation, and analysis of output for numerical methods including the following:

  • Round off and truncation errors
  • Stability and convergence criteria
  • Direct and iterative solution of linear systems of equations
  • Solution of nonlinear algebraic systems of equations
  • Solution of linear and nonlinear systems of initial and boundary value ordinary differential equations
  • Classification and characteristics of partial differential equations
  • Solution of elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic partial differential equations using finite difference and finite volume methods
  • Numerical integration and interpolation of functions