Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

CHBE 610 - THERMO APP TO OIL PRODUCTION

Long Title: THERMODYNAMICS AND APPLICATIONS TO HYDROCARBON PRODUCTION AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING PHENOMENA
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Students will learn how thermodynamics can be used to gain insights into hydrocarbon energy production processes. Classical thermo is covered in bulk phase equilibrium and stability, interfaces, and then liquid films areas. Some statistical themo and molecular simulations. Effect of nano-size and charge on material properties, nucleation, species distribution, climate change, and shale gas/oil.