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CHEE 3369 - Chemical Engineering Transport Processes

Catalog Data: Cr. 3 (3-0) Prerequisite: CHEE 3363 – Fluid Mechanics for Chemical
Engineers. Heat and mass transfer in single- and multi-phase systems. Selected topics in heat
and mass transfer.
Required Textbook: J. R. Welty, G. L. Rorrer, and D. G. Foster, Fundamentals of
Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer, 6th edition, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, 2008.
Recommended Textbook: R. B. Bird, W. E. Stewart, and E. N. Lightfoot, Transport
Phenomena, 2nd edition, J. Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, 2002.
Supplement: Instructor class notes.

Topics: (Tentative)

Foundations of heat transfer
Steady-state conduction
Unsteady-state conduction
Convective heat transfer
Heat-transfer equipment
Foundations of mass transfer
Steady-state molecular diffusion
Unsteady-state molecular diffusion
Convective mass transfer
Interfacial mass transfer
Mass-transfer equipment

Expected Student Outcomes:

Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and operations of heat and mass
transfer (a)*.
Demonstrate the ability to predict the outcome of a given heat or mass transfer process
using a simplified engineering model (a, e).
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and design heat and mass transfer equipment (a, e).

Letters in parenthesis refers to ABET student outcomes, Criterion 3 (see Appendix).


Prof. Demetre J. Economou
Engineering Building 1, Room S239
Phone: 713-743-4320

edu) to set up an appointment Teaching Assistants: TBA TA Office Hours  TAs will alternate responsibility every week. Final exam is 2-5 PM on May 8th at the regular classroom. 2-5 PM. as necessary. Economou • You can drop by my office anytime. or send me an e-mail (Economou@uh. Exam/Quiz Schedule All exams and quizzes will take place at the regular classroom during regular class time. Important Dates • • • • • 01/20/2015: First day of classes 02/04/2015: Last day to drop or withdraw without a grade 03/16/2015 – 03/21/2015 Spring Holiday 04/06/2015: Last day to drop or withdraw with a “W” 05/04/2015: Last day of classes. 2015.uh. CBB 124 2 . Help sessions may be held on Fridays or Saturdays. Quiz 1: Exam 1: Quiz 2: Exam 2: Quiz 3: 02/02/2015 02/23/2015 03/11/2015 04/15/2015 04/29/2015 Final Exam: May 8. Course Materials on Blackboard Learn • • Access Blackboard Learn at: elearning. Friday. Please contact the responsible TA (his/her name will be announced every week) via e-mail to set up an appointment. Lectures • • • • 2:30 – 4:00 PM.Office Hours of Login using the credentials of your Cougarnet account. Mondays .Wednesdays Location: CBB 124 Make-up lectures and/or Exams may be held on Saturdays.

in which case it will NOT count towards the HW grade. Course Letter Grades A: 90-100 points B: 80-89 C:70-79 D:60-69 F:<60 Academic Dishonesty (see details below) and Impact: Cheating on HWs. Searching the internet for answers to HW has more information on academic honesty.g. Letting someone else plagiarize your work. Homework Guidelines     You must submit your own work. The goal is to return graded homework within 1 week from the time it is collected. closed everything. Three quizzes: 21% (7% each). Two exams: 36% (18% each). Plagiarizing from Wikipedia or other online references.g. Quizzes or Exams will earn you an F for the course. solutions manual).Basis of Grading Homework: 10%. then scan and e-mail your homework to Economou@uh. 3 . No credit for late homework. Work that is not legible will not be graded. e. JPEG) Solutions will be posted on the bulletin board across from the copy room S243 (in the Chemical Engineering department). Here are a few examples of cheating: • • • • • • Accessing materials that are designated for the instructor (e. Changing answers on an Exam or Quiz after it has been graded. The UH Student Handbook (http://www. within 4 days after the homework due date. Comprehensive final exam: 33%.. closed everything. If you cannot attend class. even if you do the homework in a group. (Please send it as a PDF file and NOT as a picture file. and then claiming instructor error. Plagiarizing the work of someone else. All homework problems must adhere to the following in order to receive full credit:  All work must be legible. Homework will be collected in class on the due date.uh. closed everything.. and may result in your expulsion from the University of prior to class.

then please see me. Make up lectures and/or Exams may be held on Saturdays. do not just read the book like you would read a novel. etc. TAs. Do not arrive late to class. It is strongly recommended that you study the material before the lecture. or you will only receive partial or no credit. If the issue is not resolved with the TA. please do NOT enter the classroom. Generally. You must be respectful of the instructor. Staple the HW sheets. This will enhance your understanding and retention of the material. with one problem per page. exams and quizzes will be graded and returned within two weeks. Do not forget to check if your answer is reasonable. 4 . The material of any given lecture depends on the material covered in prior lectures.”  Do not fall behind. it is difficult to catch up. no web surfing during class.  Ask questions. This means no conversations during class. Show all intermediate work. and other students in the class.        Work may be handwritten or typed. Any questions regarding grading of a homework should first be directed to the TA who graded the particular homework (to be announced). Any issues relating to a quiz or exam must be resolved within one week of the date the particular graded paper was returned. Help sessions may be held on Fridays and/or Saturdays. Do not forger to include units. Study Guidelines  Study the material. I do not want anyone coming at the end of the semester with questions about their grade in a quiz or exam. but it is strongly recommended. in which case they will count as a missed HW. It can turn into a snowball! Exam and Quiz Guidelines • • • • • You must have a picture ID with you to participate in exams or quizzes.  Study and clear-up concepts as we go. Use single-sided pages only. Loose HW sheets may not be graded. Put your name and your PS number on the top-right corner of every page. Lecture Guidelines • • • • • Attendance is not mandatory.  Do all the EXAMPLE problems in the textbook. All questions are valid. If you are more than 5 minutes late. See me for any questions regarding grading of exams or quizzes. Exams and quizzes will be closed everything. keep your cell phone on silent. Just bring a pencil! If you miss an exam or a quiz it will count as zero. where appropriate. first try to solve the problem on your own. No question is “silly.  Do not just read the solution to a problem.

If you are missing CHEE 3363 or CHEE 3321. you will be dropped from CHEE 3369 without concern of refund or (in)ability to register in another course !!! 5 .Very Important Note Students must have fulfilled CHEE 3363 (Fluid Mechanics). and CHEE 3321 (Analytical Methods for Chemical Engineers). before taking CHEE 3369.

economic. and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. (c) an ability to design a system. (d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. ethical. Criterion 3 (a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics.   (k) an ability to use the techniques. Identify ethical issues and make decisions for a chemical engineering problem. skills. and sustainability. or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic.Appendix ABET Outcome. current status. Recognize the importance of advanced education and development opportunities Identify. and organize information necessary to solve open-ended problems Know the interplay between current technical and societal issues Know the recent history. and future trends of chemical engineering Use modern software to solve chemical engineering problems Understand how to operate equipment relevant to chemical engineering systems 6 . Make presentations that are factual and tailored to the audience Can communicate in writing to non-technical and technical audiences Understand the impact of chemical engineering solutions in a global. environmental. and societal context. economic. manufacturability. component.  (j) a knowledge of contemporary issues. retrieve. environmental. (e) an ability to identify. environmental. formulate and solve engineering problems. political. (i) a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning. social. and societal context. Program-Specific Outcomes  Use chemistry and physics concepts to set up and solve chemical engineering problems  Use mathematical tools to solve chemical engineering problems  Select appropriate experimental equipment and techniques necessary to solve a given problem  Evaluate and interpret experimental results using statistical tools  Apply material and energy balance concepts to design a unit operation  Define objectives and perform the design of an integrated chemical process under realistic constraints     (f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.     Define roles and responsibilities to align with capabilities of team members and fulfill project requirements Develop and carry out a project plan through team work Translate an engineering problem into a mathematical model or other suitable abstraction Use mathematical model or other suitable abstraction to solve an engineering problem and interpret results Demonstrate knowledge of professional code of ethics. health & safety. (b) an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data. science and engineering.   (g) an ability to communicate effectively.   (h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global.

_Categories_of_Academic_ Dishonesty “Academic dishonesty” means employing a method or technique or engaging in conduct in an academic endeavor that the student knows or should know is not permitted by the University of Houston or a course instructor to fulfill academic requirements. and passing notes.02: Academic Dishonesty Prohibited (Excerpt from Student Handbook) http://catalog. and Misrepresentation g. such as trading examinations. Using another’s laboratory results as one’s own. h. whispering answers. and using electronic devices to transmit or receive information. Openly cheating in an examination. but is not limited to.php?catoid=6&navoid=1025#Article_3. access to the internet.uh. Possessing on one’s person during an examination. Cheating and Unauthorized Group Work b. access to unauthorized material. whether with or without the permission of the owner.” as unauthorized use of notes or the like to aid in answering questions during an examination. unless such possession is expressly permitted by the j. whether or not these used common data or other information. Giving or receiving unauthorized aid during an examination. as copying from another’s paper. Using “crib notes. Fabrication. quiz or any in-class assignment an electronic device that allows communication with another person.Section 3. Changing answers or grades on a test that has been returned to a student in an attempt to claim instructor error. d. c. Representing as one’s own work the work of another without acknowledging the source (plagiarism). Securing another to take a test in the student’s place. Falsification. unless this has been specifically permitted by the instructor. Misrepresenting academic records or achievements as they pertain to course prerequisites or corequisites for the purpose of enrolling or remaining in a course for which one is not eligible. i. Falsifying results in laboratory experiments. Both the student taking the test for another and the student registered in the course are at fault. This would include submitting substantially identical laboratory reports or other materials in fulfillment of an assignment by two or more individuals. or the ability to capture an image. the following: Plagiarism a. Academic dishonesty includes. e. f. 7 .

this includes the removal of items posted for use by the students. from faculty offices or elsewhere. as theft of tests or grade books.Stealing and Abuse of Academic Materials k. 8 . misshelving materials with the intent to reduce accessibility to other students. Any other conduct which a reasonable person in the same or similar circumstances would recognize as dishonest or improper in an academic setting. Mutilating or stealing library materials. Stealing. Failing to report to the instructor or departmental hearing officer an incident which the student believes to be a violation of the academic honesty policy. l. Complicity in Academic Dishonesty m. Academic Misconduct n.

In humility and with need for Divine Guidance. I dedicate my professional knowledge and skill to the advancement and betterment of human welfare. the honor and standing of the profession before personal advantage. and the public welfare above all other considerations. To live and work according to the laws of man and the highest standards of professional conduct.The Engineer's Creed As a Professional Engineer. June 1954 9 . I make this pledge. To participate in none but honest enterprise. To place service before profit. Adopted by National Society of Professional Engineers. I pledge: To give the utmost of performance.