Three credit hours. Three hours of lectures per week.
Prerequisite: QUIM 3042 or QUIM 3002.
Introduction to the chemical plants manufacturing processes and raw materials processing at large scale of: chemicals, petroleum products, food, drugs, and wastes. Discussion of the chemical-process stem transformation of raw materials into desired end products, processing equipment, process flow diagram and schematic representation of the physical and chemical process interactions to carry out the overall transformation. Evaluation of the economic performance of different manufacturing options to reach the optimal or best solution. Evaluation of environmental, health and safety criteria as other considerations in the manufacturing steps. Discussion of ethical considerations in the manufacturing engineers profession.