2016 Advances and Applications in Chemical Engineering I

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Chemical Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yamaguchi Takeo  Tamaki Takanori 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue1-2(S422)  
Group
-
Course number
CAP.C315
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

[Summary of the lecture]This course focuses on the application of the knowledge on chemical engineering to energy and environment. For students at the other undergraduate majors, this course provides opportunity to learn advanced science and technology as well as fundamentals in the fields of chemical engineering.
[Aim of the lecture]The topics introduced in this course are water treatment, hydrogen energy society, reduction of carbon dioxide emission, and effective utilization of thermal energy in industry and household sectors.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to
1) Understand how chemical engineering is applied for research and development of environment.
2) Understand how chemical engineering is applied for research and development of energy.

Keywords

Chemical engineering, Environment, Energy, Water treatment, Separation, Hydrogen, Carbon cycle, Thermal energy

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Course materials are provided during class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Outline and vision of hydrogen energy society Explain the concept of hydrogen energy society.
Class 2 Current status and challenges of hydrogen utilization technology and contribution of chemical engineering Understand the outline of important technologies in hydrogen energy society, and explain challenges and contribution of chemical engineering.
Class 3 Outline and vision of water treatment technology Explain the outline of water issues in the world and water treatment technologies.
Class 4 Current status and challenges of water treatment technology and contribution of chemical engineering Understand the outline of technologies necessary for water treatment, and explain the role of chemical engineering.
Class 5 Outline of technology for reduction of carbon dioxide emission Explain the outline of technologies for reduction of carbon dioxide emission.
Class 6 Comparison of technologies for reduction of carbon dioxide emission in transportation section Compare technologies for reduction of carbon dioxide emission from the viewpoint of chemical engineering.
Class 7 Thermal energy in industrial sector: steal manufacturer and heat pump Explain the use of thermal energy in industrial sector from the viewpoint of chemical engineering.
Class 8 Thermal energy in household sector: air conditioner and co-generation Explain the use of thermal energy in household sector from the viewpoint of chemical engineering

Textbook(s)

Course materials are provided during class.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Edited by The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan. "Energy beyond ’20: Energy Roadmap based on Implementable Technologies". Kagaku-Kogyo-sha. ISBN-13: 978-4759400014. (Japanese)

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on their understanding of the application of chemical engineering to energy and environment based on exercise problems in each class (50%) and the report (50%).

Related courses

  • CAP.C204 : Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • CAP.C211 : Energy Transfer Operation
  • CAP.C212 : Separation Operation
  • CAP.C323 : Advances and Applications in Chemical Engineering II
  • CAP.C341 : Chemical Engineering Topics

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Takeo Yamaguchi: yamag[at]res.titech.ac.jp
Takanori Tamaki: tamaki.t.aa[at]m.titech.ac.jp

Office hours

Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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