Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Students must complete for the BE (Chemical Engineering) – a Single Major (CHEMIX2001) or Extended Major (CHEMIY2001), or Major & Minor; #64 comprising –

 

    1. a major – #50, comprising-
      (i) #46 being all courses in part A compulsory; plus
      (ii) #4 from part B4 electives; and
    2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the executive dean, with
      (i) a minimum of #6 from courses on the BE list, other than courses on the Chemical Engineering Part B0 list, and
      (ii) a maximum of #4 from courses from part B0 of the Chemical Engineering list, and
      (iii) a maximum of #4 from level one courses not on the BE list;OR
    1. an extended major – #60, comprising
      (i) #46 being all courses in part A compulsory;plus
      (ii) #4 from part B4 electives; and
      (iii) #10 from part B1, B2, B4 electives, with (a) a minimum of #2 Part B4; (b) a minimum of #4 part B2; and
    2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the executive dean.
      OR
      1. a major and a minor – #60, comprising
        (i) #46 being all courses in part A compulsory;plus
        (ii) #4 from part B4 electives; and
        (iii) #10 from the minor course list for Biological, Environmental or Food Engineering; and
      2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the executive dean.

     

 

Pre-2012 students need to refer to transitional information available at Chemical Engineering Course Changes

 

Part A – Compulsory

 

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design

Year 1, Semester 1 or 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE2001 2 Process Principles
CHEM1010 2 Fundamentals of Chemistry
MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE2010 2 Engineering Investigation & Statistical Analysis
CHEE2003 2 Fluid & Particle Mechanics
CHEM2056 2 Physical Chemistry for Engineering

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE3020 2 Process Systems Analysis
CHEE3002 2 Heat & Mass Transfer
CHEE3003 2 Chemical Thermodynamics

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE3004 2 Unit Operations
CHEE3005 2 Reaction Engineering
[ CHEE3007 2 Process Modelling & Dynamics [2]
[ or
[ CIVL3150 2 Modelling of Environmental Systems [3]

Year 4, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE4002 2 Environmental Risk Assessment
CHEE4009 2 Transport Phenomena
CHEE4060 2 Process & Control System Synthesis

Year 4, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE4001 4 Process Engineering Design Project

Part B0 – Preparatory Mathematics & Science Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [4]
MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations [1] [5]
PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [6]

B1 – Introductory Electives

Course Code Units Course Title
ENGG1300 2 Introduction to Electrical Systems
ENGG1400 2 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
ENGG1600 2 Introduction to Research Practices – The Big Issues
BIOL1040 2 Cells to Organisms
CHEE1001 2 Principles of Biological Engineering
CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering I
ERTH1501 2 Earth Processes & Geological Materials for Engineers
PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics

Part B2 – Electives
Note: Non-compulsory courses may be pre-requisites for some electives.

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function
BIOL2202 2 Genetics
CHEE2501 2 Environmental Systems Engineering I: Processes
CHEE3008 2 Special Topics C
CHEE3301 2 Polymer Engineering
CHEE4003 2 Special Topics A
CHEE4015 1 Special Topics VII
CIVL3141 2 Catchment Hydrology
CIVL3150 2 Modelling of Environmental Systems
ENGG4103 2 Engineering Asset Management
ENVM3103 2 Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Management & Planning
FOOD1001 2 Principles of Food Preservation
FOOD3006 2 Food Science
FOOD3007 2 Food Structure & Sensory Science
FOOD3008 2 Food Process Engineering II
FOOD3011 2 Food Product Development
FOOD4002 2 Emerging Food Technologies and Biotechnology
MECH3305 2 Science & Engineering of Metals
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology
MICR3861 2 Food Microbiology I
MINE2201 2 Physical & Chemical Processing of Minerals
MINE3211 2 Special Topics in Minerals Processing II
MINE3219 2 Mineral Processing 1: Geology Process Mineralogy & Comminution Circuit Design
MINE3212 2 Pyrometallurgy
MINE4207 1 Special Topics in Minerals Processing I

Part B4 – Advanced Electives
Note: Non-compulsory courses may be pre-requisites for some electives.

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE4012 2 Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management
CHEE4020 2 Biomolecular Engineering
CHEE4022 2 Principles of Adsorption
CHEE4305 2 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
CHEE4024 2 Energy Systems in Sustainable Development
CHEE4301 2 Nanomaterials & Their Characterisation
CHEE4302 2 Electrochemistry & Corrosion
MECH4304 2 Net Shape Manufacturing
MINE4203 2 Flotation
MINE4204 2 Aqueous Solution Processing & Electrometallurgy

Minors

Students enrolled in a minor field of study are required to obtain the major, plus an additional #10 as set out below for the minor.

Biological Engineering

Required for entry into the BE/ME (Chemical & Biological Engineering)

Group A – Compulsory

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE1001 2 Principles of Biological Engineering

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2200 2 Cell Structure & Function

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOL2202 2 Genetics

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
BIOC2000 2 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MICR2000 2 Microbiology & Immunology

Environmental Engineering

Required for entry into the BE/ME (Chemical & Environmental Engineering)

Group A – Compulsory

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE1001 2 Principles of Biological Engineering

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE2501 2 Environmental Systems Engineering I: Processes

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ENVM3103 2 Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Management & Planning

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL3141 2 Catchment Hydrology

Year 4, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE4024 2 Energy Systems in Sustainable Development

Food Engineering

 

Group A – Compulsory

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
CHEE1001 2 Principles of Biological Engineering

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
FOOD2000 2 Food Science

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
FOOD1001 2 Principles of Food Preservation

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
MICR2001 2 Food Microbiology I

Group B
And #2 from –

Course Code Units Course Title
FOOD3007 2 Food Structure & Sensory Science
FOOD3008 2 Food Process Engineering II
FOOD3011 2 Food Product Development
FOOD4002 2 Emerging Food Technologies and Biotechnology

 

End notes

  • [1] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [2] For all students except those completing Environmental Engineering or the Environmental Engineering minor.
  • [3] For students doing Environmental Engineering or the Environmental Engineering minor only.
  • [4] CHEM1090 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Chemistry or equivalent.
  • [5] MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1052.
  • [6] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.