### Operating Lines

Students will be able to solve steady-state material and energy balances as they relate to operating lines and multi-stage separation units.

### Mixture Phase Diagrams

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

### Mass Transfer Coefficients

Students will be able to estimate mass transfer coefficients and use them to determine mass transfer rates across phase boundaries.

### Phase Equilibrium

Students will be able to apply solution thermodynamics fundamentals to solve VLE, LLE, SLE, and GLE problems including bubble point, dew point and flash calculations.

### Solution Thermodynamics Basics

Students will understand the fundamental concepts of solution thermodynamics including chemical potential, fugacity, activity, partial molar properties, ideal solutions, and excess properties.

### Graphical Data

Students will demonstrate effective interpretation of graphical data.

### Process Simulator

Students will be able to use a process simulator to design separation columns.

### Solve Engineering Problems

Students will demonstrate an ability to solve engineering problems.

### Solve Engineering Problems

Students will be able to integrate topics from various Chemical Engineering courses to solve realistic problems.

### Critical Thinking

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

### Engineering Intuition

Students will be able to rationalize units, make order of magnitude estimates, assess reasonableness of solutions, and select appropriate levels of solution sophistication.

### Safety

Students will understand and have a basic knowledge of how safety considerations are incorporated into engineering problem solving.

### Environment

Students will understand and have a basic knowledge of how environmental considerations are incorporated into engineering problem solving.

### Basic Separation Techniques

Students will have an overall understanding of basic separation techniques used in industry, the principles upon which they are based, and their limitations and assets.

### Flash Calculations

Students will be able to set up and solve single-stage flash calculations.

### Tray-type Columns

Students will be able to design tray-type columns (e.g., number of trays, tray efficiency, column height, column diameter, product specs) and packed columns (e.g., height of column, packing material, column diameter, flooding velocity).

### Liquid-Liquid Extraction

Students will be able to find the number of stages required for liquid-liquid extraction from ternary phase diagrams.

### Batch Distillation

Students will be able to solve binary batch distillation design problems with and without rectifying stages.

### Non-ideal Phase Behavior

Students should understand the implications of non-ideal phase behavior (e.g., azeotropes and partial miscibility) and the practical constraints of pressure, temperature, and available utilities on distillation column design.

### Technical Material

Students will demonstrate effective reading of technical material.