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CME200 Introduction to Chemical and Materials Engineering Course Page

Description: Topics of interest to second year Chemical and Materials Engineering students, with special reference to industries in Alberta, including coverage of elements of ethics, equity, concepts of sustainable development and environmental stewardship, public and worker safety and health considerations including the context of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act. Offered in a single day during the first week of September. Restricted to students registered in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering.

CME265 Process Analysis Course Page

Description: Basic process principles; material and energy balances, transient processes, introduction to computer-aided balance calculations. Prerequisites: ENCMP 100, MATH 102 and CHEM 105. Corequisites: CH E 243 and MATH 209 or equivalent. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been obtained for CH E 265.

CME421 Mineral Processing Course Page

Description: Unit operations employed to concentrate minerals including comminution, classification, gravity concentration, froth flotation, thickening, filtering; tailings disposal; marketing of minerals; economics. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been obtained in MAT E 331. Prerequisite: STAT 235 or consent of Instructor.

CME422 Interfacial Engineering in Mineral Processing Course Page

Description: An introduction to the principles of colloid and interface chemistry, with specific reference to the problems of fine and ultrafine particle processing, and techniques that have been developed in coal, oil sands, base metal and precious metal ore processing. Prerequisites: CME 421 and (CH E 343 or MAT E 301 or MAT E 340).

CME458 Special Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering I Course Page

Description: Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering. This course is open only to Chemical and Materials Engineering students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater during the previous two academic terms. Variable meeting times. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been earned in CH E 458, 459, MAT E 468 or 469. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.

CME458A Special Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering Course Page

Description: Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering. This course is open only to Chemical and Materials Engineering students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater during the previous two academic terms. Variable meeting times. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been earned in CH E 458, 459, MAT E 468 or 469.Prerequisite: consent of the Department.

CME458B Special Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering Course Page

Description: Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering. This course is open only to Chemical and Materials Engineering students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater during the previous two academic terms. Variable meeting times. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been earned in CH E 458, 459, MAT E 468 or 469.Prerequisite: consent of the Department.

CME459 Special Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering II Course Page

Description: Projects in Chemical and Materials Engineering. This course is open only to Chemical and Materials Engineering students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater during the previous two academic terms. Variable meeting times. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been earned in CH E 458, 459, MAT E 468 or 469. Prerequisite: CME 458 and consent of the Department.

CME472 Extractive Metallurgy Course Page

Description: Physical and chemical preparation of ore feed. Roasting, briquetting, sintering and pelletizing. Leaching processes and chemicals, kinetics of leaching, ion exchange, activated carbon adsorption, solvent extraction and McCabe-Thiele Diagram. Metal recovery from solutions, electrowinning and electrorefining. Furnaces and fuels, refractories, slags and mattes. Reduction of metal compounds, smelting and converting, pyrometallurgical metal refining. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credits have been obtained in MAT E 430 and MAT E 332. Prerequisites: CME 265, MAT E 341, or consent of the Department.

CME481 Colloquium I Course Page

Description: Communication and oral presentations. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: 85 units completed or consent of instructor.

CME482 Fundamentals of Polymers Course Page

Description: Polymerization, molecular weight distribution, molecular weight measurement techniques, isomerism and conformation, rubber elasticity, glass transition, amorphous and crystalline states, crystallization and melting, tensile property, polymer melts and rheology, polymer solutions and blends. May include a tour to a local polymer manufacturer. Prerequisites: STAT 235, CH E 312 and (CH E 343 or MAT E 301 or 340).

CME483 Colloquium II Course Page

Description: Oral presentation of technical material. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: CME 481. Credit may not be obtained in this course if previous credit has been obtained for CH E 483.

CME484 Polymer Processing Course Page

Description: Non-Newtonian fluids, viscoelastic properties and models, diffusion and mass transfer, mixing, extrusion, molding and forming. Prerequisite: CME 482.

CME485 Polymerization Reactions Course Page

Description: Step growth polymerization, Carothers equation, free radial chain polymerization, auto-acceleration, copolymerization, monomer reactivity ratios, ionic and coordination polymerizations, catalysts, living polymerization, kinetics, molecular weight distribution, dispersion and emulsion polymerizations, polymer reactor design and control. Prerequisites: CHEM 261, CH E 345 and CME 482.

CME494 Special Topics in Chemical and Materials Engineering Course Page

Description: Treatment of selected chemical and materials engineering special topics of current interest to staff and students.

CME600 Introduction to Research Methods Course Page

Description: This course provides an introduction to research methods specific to engineering disciplines. Topics covered include the philosophy of science and engineering, the scientific method, hypothesis-based research, statistical analysis, literature search and review, developing a research plan, research presentation and reporting, and best practices in experimental, theoretical and computational research. Restricted to graduate students in the Faculty of Engineering. Students from departments other than Chemical and Materials Engineering require instructor approval to register.

CME694 Advanced Topics in Chemical and Materials Engineering Course Page

Description: An advanced treatment of selected chemical and materials engineering topics of current interest to staff and students.

CME900 Directed Research Course Page

Description: An engineering project for students registered in a Master of Engineering program

CME900A Directed Research Course Page

Description: An engineering project for students registered in a Master of Engineering program.

CME900B Directed Research Course Page

Description: An engineering project for students registered in a Master of Engineering program.