GRADUATE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Core courses
 
1410511                     Advanced Heat Transfer            3 cr.
 
1410512                     Advanced Mass Transfer           3 cr.
Formulation of mass transfer models, diffusion coefficient and mass transfer coefficient, models for prediction of M. T. coefficient, diffusional mass transfer, convective mass transfer, coupled processes in transport phenomena, multicomponent mass transfer.
 
1410513                     Advanced Fluid Mechanics        3 cr.
 
1410514     Advanced Numerical Analysis 3 cr.
Approximation and errors, solution techniques of linear and non-linear algebraic equations sets. Interpolation, extrapolation, differentiation and integration. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations, boundary and initial value problems. Numerical solution of partial differential equations, elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic equations.
 
1410515     Advanced Reactor Design         3 cr.
Deviations from ideal flow, Residence time distribution, non-ideal flow models, mixed flow, segregated flow, axial dispersion model, laminar flow in tubular reactor, heterogeneous reactions, kinetics of solid-fluid catalytic reactions, characterization of solid catalysts, reactor design for heterogeneous reactions, fixed-bed reactor, fluidized-bed reactor, slurry reactor, trickle bed reactor, optimization of multiple-reaction systems, non-isothermal reactors.
 
1410516     Advanced Thermodynamics     3 cr.
 Cubic equa- tions of state, virial equations of state, Maxwell equal area rule, Bridgeman tables, fugacity, fugacity coefficients, activity coefficients, Gibbs-Duhem equation, vapor -liquid equilibria, liquid-liquid equilibria, phase stability, chemical reaction equilibria.
 
1410517     Advanced Mathematics              3 cr.
Mathematical models representation, linear algebra, vectors and matrices, eigenvalue problem, optimization, special function (Gamma, Beta, Bessel, Legendre...), analytical solution techniques of differential equations, Approximate analytical methods of solution, statistical methods, numerical solution techniques of differential equation.
 
9010608     M.Sc. Project                  8 cr.
 
 
Advanced Chemical Engineering: Elective courses
 
1410637     Electrochemical Engineering    3 cr.
 This course deals with basic phenomena of electrochemistry such as thermodynamics, electrode kinetics, modeling and simulation, experimental method and applications.
 
1410532     Advanced Process Control       3 cr.
Process identification, design of feedback control loop, steady state and dynamic response performance. Compensation techniques, lead, lag, lead-lag compensators and control of systems with delay time. Cascade and feedforward control systems. State-space representation and modern control theory. Digital computer control, discrete systems and Z transform, design of digital feedback controller.
 
1410537     Chemical Processes Design     3 cr.
 
1410538     Advanced Corrosion                   3 cr.
 
1410572     Biological processes for wastewater treatment                  3 cr.
Environmental Microbiology and Biochemistry, Stoichiometry and Energetics of Bacterial reactions; Kinetics of bacterial growth; Water and wastewater characteristics; Biological reactors design and operation, suspension, biofilm, CSTR, Plug, Recycled; Aerobic suspended bioprocesses, activated sludge design, lagoon and oxidation pond; Biofilm and its application, different biofilm reactors and mass transfer phenomena; Anaerobic treatment, suspended and biofilm processes; Nutrient removal, Nitrification, Denitrification, Anammox, Sharon, InNitri, Desulfurization; Biosorption kinetics of heavy metals, different biosorbent and kinetic models.
 
1410563     Fundamentals of Catalysis        3 cr.
Basic principles in preparation, characterization, testing and theory of heterogeneous and homogenous catalysts. Chemisorption, adsorption isotherms, diffusion, surface kinetics, promoters, poisons, catalyst theory and design, acid based catalysis and soluble transition, metal complexes. Examples of important industrial applications are given.
 
1410552     Wastewater treatment                                3 cr.
Classification of wastewater, composition of wastewater, harmful effects of wastewater; types and amount of wastewater, domestic sewage water, municipal sewage water, commercial and industrial wastewater; technologies for industrial  water reuse; methods of physical and physico-chemical wastewater treatment.
 
1410541     Industrial water treatment          3 cr.
Concepts of various treatment options for producing Industrial waters, Common water contaminants and their affect, Key water quality parameters, Outline of advanced Physico- Chemical treatment processes Options, Concepts in Coagulation and Flocculation processes, Ion Exchange based technologies, Membrane Based Technologies (MF, UF. Cartridge Filter, Reverse Osmosis Processes, Electrodialysis), Minimizing waste water.
 
1410556     Advanced Biochemical Engineering       3 cr.
 
1410631     Industrial Processes Design     3 cr.
 
1410632     Principles of Non-homogeneous Catalyst             3 cr.
 
14725    Fundamentals of Catalysis            3 cr.
Basic principles in preparation, characterization, testing and theory of heterogeneous and homogenous catalysts. Chemisorption, adsorption isotherms, diffusion, surface kinetics, promoters, poisons, catalyst theory and design, acid based catalysis and soluble transition, metal complexes. Examples of important industrial applications are given.
 
 
Separation: Elective courses
 
1410540     Surface Phenomena    3 cr.
Capillarity, thermodynamics description of interface, surface phenomena in fluid-fluid interfaces, adsorption in fluid-fluid interfaces, stability in suspensions, interfacial turbulency, foam, electro-kinetic phenomena: electrophoresis, electro-osmosis, streaming potential and sedimentation potential.
 
1410539     Advanced Methods in Separation            3 cr.
The course deals with some selected separation methods in chemical industries, includes ion exchange science & technology, membrane technology (electrodialysis and reverse osmosis), filtration and ultrafiltration, flotation (foam, froth, ion and aphron), adsorption.
 
1410531     Multicomponent Distillation       3 cr.
 
1410534     Advanced Unit Operations Design          3 cr.
Choice of separation processes, simplified flow sheet, conceptual design, column hydrodynamic design, reduction of energy consumption, separation factor and molecular properties, solvent extraction.
 
1410543     Membrane Processes                 3 cr.
Introduction to membrane processes; definition of membrane ; introducing different membrane types and membrane modules; synthesis of polymeric membranes and their characterization; introducing driving forces for membrane process followed by detail discussion on different membrane processes such as: reverse-osmosis, micro- and ultra-filtration, membrane gas separation, pervaporation and vapor permeation, electrodialysis; introduction to ceramic and zeolite membranes.
 
1410542     Mechanical Separation               3 cr.
 
1410550     Advanced Mechanical Unit Operations  3 cr.
 
1410554     Advanced Extraction   3 cr.
 
1410638     Powder Technology     3 cr.
 
 
Polymer Engineering: Elective courses
 
1410536     Chemistry and Technology of Polymers                3  cr.
Step and chain   polymerization kinetics, kinetic models Latex technology, polymer modifications, degradation and stabilization. polymer processings: mixing, vulcanization, formulation design: extrusion, injection, compression moulding of polymers. Advanced methods in polymer analyses(thermal, mechanical, etc).
 
1410535     Special Topics in Polymer Science         3 cr.
Polymerization and processing of medical grade polymers. Sterilization of medical grade polymers. Polymeric fibers in medicine (hollow fibers, structures). Polymeric adhesives.
 
1410553     Polymer Technology    3 cr.
Extruders, Single Screw Extruder, Die Design, Pipe Extrusion, Sheet Extrusion, Film Blowing, , Film Casting, Fiber spinning, Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Thermoforming, Compression Molding.
 
1410544     Polymer Formation Processes (Advanced Polymer Processing)  3 cr.
Extruders, Single Screw Extruder, Twin Screw Extruder, Devolatilization in Extruders, Reactive Extrusion, Mixing Zone in Extruders, Plasticating Extruders, Extrusion Dies, Coextrusion Dies, Die Design, Laminar Mixing, Residence Time Distribution, Strain Distribution, Dispersive Mixing, Distribution Mixing.
 
1410557     Advanced Rheology    3 cr.
Polymer Rheology, Classification of Non-Newtonian Fluids, Time Dependent Fluids, Time Independent Fluids, Viscoelastic Fluids, Linear Viscoelasticity, Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids in channels, Mixing of polymeric melts, Capillary Viscometers, Rotational Viscometers, Elastic effects in polymer melt flow, The application of Rheological Studies to polymer Processing, Elongational Flow in Polymer Processing.
 
1410562     Polymer Modification and Alloys              3 cr.
Free Radical Grafting of Monomers onto Polymers by Reactive Extrusion, Modification of Polypropylene, Modification of polymer melts by reactive mixing, Moisture Cross-Linkable Polyolefins, polymer Blending, Reactive Polymer Blending.
 
1410545     Advanced Kinetics of Polymerization     3 cr.
 
1410546     Kinetics & Reactor Polymerization         3 cr.
 
1410549     Advanced Polymerization Processes    3 cr.
 
1410560     Polymer Engineering Properties              3 cr.
 
1410564     Biocompatible and Degradation of Polymers       3 cr.
 
1410565     Advanced physical chemistry of polymers          3 cr.
 
 
Transport Phenomena: Elective courses
 
1410555     Simulation of Transport Phenomena       3 cr.
A general processing system is composed of a numerous number of various elements that not only are connected to each other for transfer of momentum, various types of energies, and masses in a complex form, but also it is communicating with its environment. Modeling and simulation of such systems is complex and need a special treatment and management. In this course, besides of discussion on management of such complex systems, various topics such as types of models, dependency of models to their applications,  various types of modeling, model simplification, and involved laws and constitute relationships are lectured. In this regards, by introduction of various types of boundary and initial conditions, and common approaches to simulation methods, various solution methods are discussed for simulating behaviors of systems.
 
1410547     Advanced Convection Heat Transfer     3 cr.
 
1410548     Boundary Layer Theory                              3 cr.
 
1410551     Suspended Dynamic Fluids                       3 cr.
 
1410644     Two Phase Fluid Mechanics                     
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