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Program : Bachelor of Science in

II. Course Title : CHE Calculations I
To educate and serve the less privileged but deserving
students of Manila. III. Course Code : CHE 311, CHE 311.1
Vision: Scholars of Integrity and Excellence IV. Course Credit : Three (3) units
The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), created by V. Course Type : Lecture and Calculations
a National Charter (RA 4196, 1965), was envisioned to be
Manila’s premier institution for higher learning. It provides
VI. Pre-requisite/Co-requisite: CHE 101, ESC 122
superior standards of instructions, as well as opportunities for
outstanding research in technology and other areas for the
VII. Pre-requisite to: CHE 411, CHE 411.1
development of the intellect and to advance in human

The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila has adopted the

VIII. Course Description
policy of preferential option for the poor and therefore has
prioritized education for the underprivileged but talented
students of Manila. Committed to the highest intellectual and An introduction to the basic
ethical standards. PLM strives to produce competent
graduates with integrity who will be responsible citizens who principles in material
can contribute effectively to local, national and global
initiatives for the progressive and sustainable development of balances associated with
chemical engineering
Guided by the values of academic excellence, integrity and
social responsibility, PLM endeavors to be one of the leading operations and processes
universities in the ASEAN.

Mission IX. Program Educational Objectives

The PLM Board of Regents, Management, Faculty, and Staff
are committed:
1. To be recognized by Philippines and ASEAN academic Graduates of Chemical Engineering Program are expected to:
accrediting agencies as a premier university for its quality
education, research, and extension services;
2. To insure that PLM maintains a higher than the national
average performance on all professional licensure
1. Be highly proficient in chemical engineering principles,
examinations taken by its graduates; mathematics, physical sciences and engineering sciences as
3. To continue to provide the students with an education that
will give them a competitive advantage for employment manifested in their involvement in process engineering, design
opportunities and environmental systems management
2. Demonstrate analytical thinking and problem solving skills
3. Be successful in pursuing advance degrees
Vision: The College of Engineering and Technology will be
the premier college in technological education, research and X. Program Learning Outcomes
extension services.

A graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Guided by this Vision, we commit ourselves:
1. To uphold excellence through curriculum development (BSChE) program must attain:
and teaching, significant advances in knowledge, and
services to the community of which we are a part.
2. To nurture students with a technological education of the a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences,
highest quality that will enable them to professional
competent, community directed and God-centered
engineering sciences to the practice of chemical engineering.
individuals; and b. An ability to design and conduct experiments to test hypotheses
3. To develop faculty members and staff to be excellent
examples in leadership and management.
and verify assumptions, as well as to analyze and interpret data
and to simulate processes.
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT c. An ability to design, improve, innovate, and to supervise systems
Vision: The Chemical Engineering (ChE) Department
or processes to meet desired needs within realistic constraints.
envisions itself as a center of excellence a leading d. An ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural
institution for research and with highly qualified faculty
members duly recognized for producing technically teams in diverse fields of practice.
competent, socially involved and globally responsive
e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve chemical engineering
f. An understanding of the effects and impact of the chemical
The ChE Department commits itself to:
1. Develop student scholars who are technically competent
engineering profession on the environment and the society, as
and globally prepared in the chemical engineering well as the social and ethical responsibilities of the profession.
discipline through the provision of high quality
undergraduate programs and research-centered g. The specialized knowledge in at least one field of chemical
2. Cultivate moral values, social awareness and team spirit
engineering practice, and the ability to apply such knowledge to
in the curriculum and extension activities provide solutions to actual problems.
h. An ability for effective oral and written communications particularly
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i. An ability to engage in life-long learning and to keep abreast of the current trends and development in a specific
field of specialization.
j. An ability to use the appropriate techniques, skills and tools necessary for the practice of chemical engineering.
k. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

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XI. Course Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student must be able to:

1. Describe the most important engineering materials, their behavior, properties and applications.
2. Describe the relationship between macroscopic properties and molecular structure.
3. Suggest appropriate materials for specific applications.

XII. Course Coverage

1. Introduction to Engineering Calculations
a. Definition of Terms
b. Units and Dimensions
c. Process Variables
1. Physical
2. Chemical
2. Fundamentals of Material Balance
a. General Balance equation (Steady State Concept)
5-6 b. Process Flowchart
c. General Balance Procedure
d. Lever Arm Rule
3. Material Balance without Chemical Reactions
7-9 a. Single Equipment Processes
b. Multiple Unit Process (recycle, bypass and purging)
4. Fundamental of Stoichiometry
a. Limiting and Excess
b. Yield and Conversion
c. Selectivity and Extent of Reaction
5. Material balance with Chemical Reaction
a. Single Equipment Process
b. Multiple Unit Process
c. Special Process (recycle, bypass and purging)
15-16 6. Multiphase Systems
7. Phase Diagram
a. Vapor Pressure
b. Gas-Vapor mixture
c. Material Balance in Gas-Liquid Systems

XIII. Course Assessment

The students will be graded according to the following:

 Midterm Examination 15 %
 Final Examination 15 %
 Quizzes 50 %
 Class Standing 20 %
Passing: 75% (50 based)

98 - 100 1.00
95 – 97 1.25
92 – 94 1.50
89 – 91 1.75
86 – 88 2.00
83 – 85 2.25
80 – 82 2.50
77 – 79 2.75
75 – 76 3.00
Below 75 5.00

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XIV. References
 Felder, R. M. and P. W. Rousseau. (2005). Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, 3 rd ed.,
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

XV. Class Policy

1. No make-up examination except for a very rational reason with the presentation of medical certification
signed by attending physician and parent consent.
2. Missed oral presentation will be ZERO regardless of the reason.
3. Tardiness during presentation and oral examination of student will have corresponding deductions on the
grade of the concerned student.
4. Cellular phones should be placed in silent mode during the conduct of the class.
5. Late submission of requirement will not be accepted regardless of the reason.

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