10: School of Engineering and Applied Science

General Information | Degree Programs | Curricula | Course Descriptions | Faculty

Aerospace Engineering | Applied Mathematics | Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering | Chemistry | Civil Engineering | Computer Science
Electrical Engineering | Engineering (Interdepartmental) | Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering | Nuclear Engineering | Physics | Systems Engineering
Technology, Culture, and Communication | Technology Management and Policy


CHEM 151, 152 - (3) (Y)
Introductory Chemistry for Engineers

Corequisites: CHEM 151L, 152L or CHEM 161L, 162L
Develops the principles and applications of chemistry are developed. Topics include stoichiometry, chemical equations and reactions, chemical bonding, states of matter, thermochemistry, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and descriptive chemistry of the elements. Designed for engineering students and may be used as a prerequisite for further courses in chemistry. Three class hours.

CHEM 151L, 152L - (1) (Y)
Introductory Chemistry for Engineers Laboratory

Corequisites: CHEM 151, 152
Analysis of the practice of chemistry as an experimental science; the development of skills in laboratory manipulation; laboratory safety; observation, measurement and data analysis; separation and purification techniques; and qualitative and quantitative analysis. Three and one-half laboratory hours. Meets every other week.

CHEM 212 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Organic Chemistry

Prerequisite: One semester of general chemistry; corequisite: CHEM 212L
A basic introduction to the nomenclature, structure, reactivity, and applications of organic compounds, including those which are of importance in the chemical industry. Three lecture hours per week.

CHEM 212L - (1) (Y)
Introduction to Organic Chemistry Laboratory

Corequisite: CHEM 212
Laboratory to accompany CHEM 212. The course contains six-to-seven four-hour laboratory sessions and an equal number of one-hour laboratory lectures.

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