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Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)

SYLLABUS

(Updated on 2019-20)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

M 11011 Myanmar I (2-0-0) (2 Credit Points)
မြန်မာစကားပြေရွေးချယ်ချက်၊ မြန်မာကဗျာရွေးချယ်ချက်၊ မျိုးချစ်စိတ်ဓါတ်ရှင်သန် ထက်မြက်ရေးစာပေ၊ ဘာသာစကားဗဟုသုတဖတ်စာ/လေ့ကျင့်စာ
E 11011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 11001 ENGINEERING  MATHEMATICS I (4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
EPh 11011 ENGINEERING PHYSICS (2-1-2) (3.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Physics”
ECh 11011 ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY (3-1-2) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Chemistry”
ME11011 BASIC ENGINEERING DRAWING  (1-0-2) (2Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering ”
ChE 11001 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (2-0-1) (2.5 Credit Points)
Structure of Organic Molecules, Organic Reaction Mechanisms, Isomerism & Stereochemistry, Alkenes and Dienes, Alkyl halides, Organoketallic Compounds, Alcohols

Secone Semester

M 12011 Myanmar II (2-0-0) (2 Credit Points)
မြန်မာစကားပြေရွေးချယ်ချက်၊ မြန်မာကဗျာရွေးချယ်ချက်၊ မျိုးချစ်စိတ်ဓါတ်ရှင်သန် ထက်မြက်ရေးစာပေ၊ ဘာသာစကားဗဟုသုတဖတ်စာ/လေ့ကျင့်စာ
E 12011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 12002 ENGINEERING  MATHEMATICS II (4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
EPh 12011 ENGINEERING PHYSICS (2-1-2) (3.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Physics”
ECh 12011 ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY (3-1-2) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Chemistry”
ME 12011 BASIC ENGINEERING DRAWING   (1-0-2) (2 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering ”
ChE 12001 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (2-0-1) (2.5 Credit Points)
Aldehyde and ketones, Carboxylic acids, Carboxylic Acid Derivatives, Lipids, Amino Acids, Peptides & Proteins, Carbohydes, Aromatic Compounds: Benzene &Aromaticity

BE McE Year I Curriculum


SECOND YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

E 21001 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 21003 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS  III(4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
ME 21021 MACHINE  DRAWING(1-0-2) (2 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
ME 21015 ENGINEERING MECHANICS  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
EcE 21022 APPLIED ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING  (3-0-1) (3.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Electronic Engineering”
ChE 21011 MATERIAL  AND ENERGY BALANCES(2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
Presentation and correlation of data; Dimension and unit conversion factors; Definition and unit: temperature, density, specific gravity, pressure and viscosity;Compositions of mixtures and solution;
Chemical equation and stoichiometry; gases and vapors.
ChE 21012 FLUID MECHANICS (2-1-1) (3 Credit Points)
Fundamental concepts of fluids; Fluid static, continuity, Bernoulli’s equation, momentum and energy equations. Flow in closed conducts including laminar and turbulent flow and losses due to friction. Flow in open channels.

SECOND SEMESTER

E22011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 22004 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS IV(4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
ME 22021 MACHINE  DRAWING II (1-0-2) (2 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
ME 22015 ENGINEERING MECHANICS  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
EcE 22022 APPLIED ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING  (3-0-1) (3.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Electronic Engineering”
ChE 22011 MATERIAL  AND ENERGY BALANCES(2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
Materials balances:  material balances without chemical reaction, material balances involving chemical reaction;
Energy balances: energy balances without chemical reaction: Combined material and energy balances; Unsteady-state material and energy balances.
ChE 22012 FLUID MECHANICS(2-1-1) (3 Credit Points)
Pumps, blowers,compressors, pipes and fittings. Measurement of flowing fluids. Compressible and incompressible fluid flow.

BE McE Year II Curriculum

THIRD YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

E31011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 31005 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS V(4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
ME 31014 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS  I (2-1-1) (3 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
Met 31071 ENGINEERING MATERIALS   (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Metallurgical Engineering”
ChE 31013 CHEMICAL  ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS(1-1-1)(2 Credit Points)
First law of Thermodynamics: Closed system, open system. Thermodynamics properties of pure materials. Second law of Thermodynamics: heat engine, Carnot cycle and principle, entropy changes. Maxwell relations. Free energy and free energy functions.
Third law of thermodynamics: Absolute entropy, availability and maximum work. Refrigeration: Thermodynamics efficiency, refrigerants, refrigeration cycles, absorption cycles. Fugacity and activity: Fugacities of gases, fugacities of gas mixtures, fugacities of pure liquids and solids, activity.
ChE 31014 ELECTIVE  I (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
(1) Food Technology, Starch and Sugar Industries
Nutrients in Food, Basic food groups, food sanitation and hygiene, sugar, starch and dextrin technology; introduction, manufacture of sugar, starch and dextrin and uses
(2) Electrochemical Technology
     Thermodynamic Properties And Electrode Potentials, Fundamentals of Kinetics and Mechanism of Electrode  Reactions, Mass Transport, Kinetics and Transport in Electrode      Reactions, Potentiometric Sensors,  Amperometric Sensors,     Electrochemistry In Industry, Bioelectrochemistry
(3) Surface Coating Industries
Corrosion, Corrosion preventing by painting, Standards concerning protective coating, Cleaning and pretreatment, thermal methods, chemical methods, Protective coatings – methods and equipment, Labour safety and care of environment
ChE 31022 HEAT TRANSFER (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Modes of Heat Transfer. Conduction: Fourier law, thermal conductivity, steady state conduction, unsteady state conduction. Convection: coefficient of heat transfer, natural and forced convection, transfer with change of phase, condensation and boiling of liquid. Types of heat exchangers. Design of heat transfer equipment. Radiation: Black and grey bodies, shape factor, radiation from gases.

SECOND SEMESTER

E 32011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”

EM 32006 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS VI(4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
ME 32014 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS(2-1-1) (3 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
Met32017 ENGINEERING MATERIALS   (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Metallurgical Engineering”
ChE 32013 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics(1-1-1)(2 Credit Points)
Phase equilibrium. Criteria of equilibrium: system of one component, system of two components, system of three components. Chemical Equilibrium: Thermodynamics of a simple gas reaction, Equilibrium between gases and solids, chemical equilibrium in liquid solution. Electrochemical cells: Coulomb’s law, electric potential, activity of electrolytes, electrode potentials.Surface Thermodynamics: Surface tension, surface concentration, surface tension of solutions.
ChE 32014 ELECTIVE I (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
(1) Food Technology, Starch and Sugar Industries
Nutrients in foods; basic food groups; Food sanitation and Hygiene, sugar starch and dextin technology, manufacture of sugar; starch and dextrin and uses
(2) Electrochemical Technology
Basic Principles of the Electrochemical Mineralization of Organic Pollutants for Wastewater Treatment, Importance of Electrode Material in the Electrochemical Treatment of Wastewater Containing Organic Pollutants, Domestic and Industrial Water Disinfection Using Boron-Doped Diamond Electrodes, Use of Both Anode and Cathode Reactions in Wastewater Treatment
(3) Surface Coating Industries
Surface Coating of Plastic Parts, Characteristics of Plastic Parts and Products, Uses of Plastic Parts and Products, emissions from surface coating industries,Hazardous Air Pollutants
ChE 32022 HEAT TRANSFER (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Evaporation: Evaporator types and applications, evaporator arrangement, evaporator calculations, evaporator accessories, evaporator cost and operation.

BE McE Year III Curriculum


FOURTH YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

E41011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 41007 ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS VII(4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
ME 41031 DESIGN OF MACHINE ELEMENTS  (2-2-0) (3 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering
ChE 41024 ELECTIVE II (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
(1) Fertilizer Technology
General Concepts, Classification, Terminology, and Definitions, Fertilizer Raw Material and Reserves, Production of Ammonia, Nitric Acid, Nitrates, and Ammonium Salts, urea, Liquid Fertilizers and Nitrogen Solutions, Sulfuric and Phosphoric Acids, Fertilizer Derived From Phosphoric Acid
(2) Polymer Science and Technology
Development of polymers, polymerization of mechanisms, processes, reactors, catalysts , molecular weight and distribution, polymer processing, microstructure
(3) Pulp and Paper Technology
Raw material Preparation  and handling and Pulp and paper making process, Chemical method, Mechanical Method, Semichemical method, paper making
ChE 41015 QUALITY CONTROL (1-1-1) (2Credit Points)
Principle of quality control
Statistics: frequency distribution, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, form of distribution, statistical decision theory, truest of hypothesis and significance, correct chart, curve fitting and the methods of least squares, correction theory.
ChE 41032 MASS TRANSFER (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Mechanisms of mass transfer: mass transfer driving forces, molecular diffusion, eddy diffusion, phase equilibrium, relationships for liquid-vapor and liquid-liquid systems. Definitions and equipment for: distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, solid-liquid extraction, absorption and stripping. Equipment design.
ChE 41042 PARTICLE MECHANICS (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Particle characterization: Sphericity, surface area, density, size analysis, particle size reduction of solids. Fluid-particle interactions: Drag forces, terminal velocity, flow through porous media, fluidization.

SECOND SEMESTER

E42011 ENGLISH  (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of English”
EM 42008 ENGINEERING  MATHEMATICS VIII(4-1-0) (4.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Engineering Mathematics”
ME 42031 DESIGN OF MACHINE ELEMENTS (2-2-0) (3 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
ChE 42024 ELECTIVE II (1-1-1) (2Credit Points)
(1) Fertilizer Technology
Nitrophosphate Fertilizers, Other Phosphate Fertilizers, Potash Fertilizer, Compound Fertilizers, Secondary Nutrients and Micronutrients, Physical Properties of Fertilizers, Environmental Protection and Prevention, Challenges Facing the fertilizer Industry
(2) Polymer Science and Technology
Behavior of polymer, mechanical properties and thermal properties
(3) Pulp and Paper Technology
Environmental issues of the pulp and paper industry, Emissions from pulp and paper making, Cleaner production measures in pulp and paper production
ChE 42015 QUALITY CONTROL (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Analytical method: Gravimetric analysis and volumetric analysis, Instrumental methods of analysis.
Anova Test
Simple linear regression and correlation.
ChE 42032 MASS TRANSFER (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Basic concepts and equipment for: membrane separation processes, humidification, dehumidification, drying, adsorption and ion exchange.
ChE 42042 PARTICLE MECHANICS (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
Application of fluid-particle systems: sedimentation and thickening, filtration: Constant pressure theory, Specific resistance, equipment, filter aids, centrifugal. Handling of solids. Classification. Centrifugation. Agitation and mixing. Particle/colloid technology.

BE McE Year IV Curriculum


FIFTH YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

ME 51028 INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT& ENGINEERING(2-1-0)(2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
ChE 51034 ELECTIVE III (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
(1) Nano Technology
Definitions, context of nanotechnology, motivation for nanotechnoloty, scaling laws, nanometrology, raw materials of nanotechnology, nanofibres, nanoplates, Biological Effects of nanoparticles
(2) Biomass Technology
Anaerobic Biotechnology, Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuels, Bioreactor Systems
(3) Petrochemical and petroleum refinery Technology
Petroleum and Derivatives, Crude petroleum, Natural gas, Tar and Pitch, Classification of a  Resource, Solid Bitumens (Migrabitumens), Kerogen, General Mechanisms for Petroleum Migration, Transformation of the organic matter into petroleum.
(4) New Separation Techniques
Overview of Membrane Science and Technology, Membrane Transport Theory, Membranes and Modules, Reversie Osmosis, Ultrafiltration, Mircrofiltration, Water Desalination by Membrane Distillation, Renewable energy in water desalination, Solar desalination
ChE 51025 INSTRUMENTATION FOR CHEMICAL AND AUTOMATIC PROCESS CONTROL (3-1-0) (3.5 Credit Points)
Measuring instruments, Temperature, Pressure, Level, Flow, Density, Humidity, Transmission, Introductory Concepts, Modeling Tools for Process Dynamics, Inversion by Partial Fractions, Response of First-Order Systems, Physical Examples of First-Order Systems, Response of First-Order Systems in Series, Higher-Order Systems: Second-Order and Transportation Lag, The Control System.
ChE 51052 CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS AND REACTOR DESIGN  (1-1-1)
(2 Credit Points)
Definition of Reaction Rate, Speed of Chemical Reactions, Overall Plan, Simple Reactor Type, The rate Equation, Temperature-Dependent term of a rate Equation, Comparison of theories with Arrhenius’ Law, constant volume Batch Reactor, Varying-volume Batch Reactor, Introduction to Reactor Design, Ideal Reactor, Steady-state Mixed Flow Reactor, Steady State Plug Flow Reactor
ChE 51026 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING INTEGRATED DESIGN PROJECT
(0-1-3) (2 Credit Points)
Note: the student must present the Project/Report, Poster and Seminar.  During the design of project, the student will be supervised by a member of academic staff.  The supervision of the project is left to the academic staff member, who has control over all aspects of the project.  The responsibility for progress in the project is yours alone; your supervisor will give you advice, and arranges workspace, chemicals and equipment.
ChE 51062 BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
Introduction to Biochemical Engineering. Enzyme reaction kinetics. Enzyme immobilization and immobilized enzyme engineering. Industrial applications of enzymes.
ChE 51026 CHEMICAL PROCESS DESIGN (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
Introduction to overall chemical process design, plant sizing, process flow sheet, equipment selection: Choice of reactor, Choice of separator.

SECOND SEMESTER

ME 52028 INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT & ENGINEERING(2-1-0)(2.5 Credit Points)
See under “Department of Mechanical Engineering”
ChE 52034 ELECTIVE III (1-1-1) (2 Credit Points)
(1) Nano Technology
NanoDevices, Biomedical device, Nanofacture, top-down method, bottom-up method, bionanotechnology, biomolecules, characteristics of biomolecules, mechanism of biological molecules, DNA as construction Material, New fields of nanotechnology: nanomedicine, energy, nanification, vastification, sensorization, implications of nanotechnology, neutrality, opposition and scepticism
(2) Biomass Technology
Algal Biofuels, Biofuel ResiduesWastes Management, LifeCycle Analysis, Advanced Technology in Biofuel
(3) Petrochemical and Petroleum refinery technology
Exploration, Gravity methods, Magnetic methods, Radioactive methods, Drilling, Separation of a petroleum feedstock, Well products and product quality, Azeotropic and Extractive Distillation, Fractionation using various solvents, Hydrocarbon intermediates, Chemicals from paraffin, Miscellaneous.
(4) New Separation Techniques
Overview of Membrane Science and Technology, Membrane Transport Theory, Membranes and Modules, Reversie Osmosis, Ultrafiltration, Mircrofiltration, Water Desalination by Membrane Distillation, Renewable energy in water desalination, Solar desalination
ChE 52025 INSTRUMENTATION FOR CHEMICAL AND AUTOMATIC PROCESS CONTROL (3-1-0) (3.5 Credit Points)
Process variables, Measuring instruments, Transducers and transmitters, Automatics process control, Controller types and final control elements, Process industries instrumentation: temperature, Pressure level flow, Analysis, Controllers and Final Control Elements, Block Diagram of a Chemical-Reactor Control System, Closed-Loop Transfer Functions, Transient Response of Simple Control Systems, Stability, Introduction to Frequency Response, Control System Design by Frequency Response.
ChE 52026 CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS AND REACTOR DESIGN  (1-1-1)
(2 Credit Points)
Isothermal reactor calculations for ideal batch, tubular and tank reactor. Temperature and pressure effects on reaction rate. Chemical reactions in heterogeneous system. Maintenance reactors.
ChE 52062 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING INTEGRATED DESIGN PROJECT
(0-1-3) (2 Credit Points)
Note: the student must present the Project/Report, Poster and Seminar.  During the design of project, the student will be supervised by a member of academic staff.  The supervision of the project is left to the academic staff member, who has control over all aspects of the project.  The responsibility for progress in the project is yours alone; your supervisor will give you advice, and arranges workspace, chemicals and equipment.
ChE 52052 BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
Cell kinetics and fermenter design. Genetic engineering. Sterilization. Agitation and aeration. Downstream processing.
ChE 52026 CHEMICAL PROCESS DESIGN (2-1-0) (2.5 Credit Points)
Synthesis of Reaction-Separationsystems, Distillation Sequencing, Costing and Financial evaluation of the wholeprocess.

BE McE Year V Curriculum


SIXTH YEAR 

FIRST SEMESTER

HSS 61011 Humanities and Social Sciences (2-1-1-) (3 Credit Points)
Introduction to Humanities and Social Science?, Engineering Ethics, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Science, Introduction to International Relations, Engineering Communication
ChE 61036 PLANT DESIN AND ECONOMICS FOR CHEMICAL ENGINEERS I  (3-1-0) (3.5Credit Points)
Economics: Estimating of capital and operation costs, fixed and variables costs, economic selection of alternatives, discounted cash flow, rate of return, payout time, replacement and economic balance.
Plant Design:Optimization techniques, computer-aided design, application of chemical engineering and economics to the design of a chemical plant whether proposed by the students or assigned by the staff.
ChE 61017 Environmental Engineering for Chemical Engineers (3-1-0) (3.5 Credit Points)
Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies
Basic concept of EIA, EIA procedure, System approach for using EIA as a planning tool for major project activities, EIA methodologies, Systematic methods for evaluation of impacts of various developmental activities on surface water environment, generalized approach for assessment for air pollution impact, prediction and assessment of impacts on the Scio-economic environment and human health.
Wastewater Treatment
Characteristics of domestic wastewater, unit operation of pretreatment, unit processes of secondary treatment, disinfection, tertiary wastewater treatment, sludge treatment and sludge disposal.
  

SECOND SEMESTER

Graduation Project/ Internship Program/ Graduation Thesis

Note: The student mustpresent the project/Report and take Viva voce exam.
If the Project/Report is not satisfactory, the student must supplement the program until his/her work is satisfactory. Otherwise, the student will not be conferred the degree.
9 credit points will be assigned to this program.

BE McE Year VI Curriculum