CBE 205: Chemical Process Principles

Course Materials
  • Course syllabus: Instructors, TA's & office hours, description and objectives, instructors and office hours, policies and procedures (including grading), and assignment schedule
  • Handouts for lectures

Course Text: Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, 2005 Update Edition

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Errata for 2005 text edition
Errata for workbook

Supplementary reading

"A Student-Centered Approach to Teaching Material Balances. 1. Course Design." Chem. Engr. Education, 41(2), 93-100 (2007). Course structure and policies, assignments, and teaching assistant preparation.

"A Student-Centered Approach to Teaching Material Balances. 2. Course Delivery and Assessment." Chem. Engr. Education, 41(3), 167-176 (2007). The first week of the course, how active, cooperative, and inquiry-based learning and instructional technology were used, and how the course was assessed and evaluated.

"Stoichiometry Without Tears." Chem. Engr. Education, 24(4), 188-196(1990). An approach to teaching the stoichiometry course incorporating active learning, with an extended illustrative class session.

"Knowledge Structure of the Stoichiometry Course." Chem. Engr. Education, 27(2), 92-95 (1993). Annotated concept maps for the content of the standard stoichiometry course.

Tips for students: "An Engineering Student Survival Guide," "Tips on Test-Taking," "Tips on Talks" (technical presentations), and suggestions about understanding different learning styles and dealing with self-confidence problems ("Impostors Everywhere").

Memo to students disappointed in their test grades. Suggested strategies for approaching and taking tests.