ECTS - Chemical Engineering Master of Science Program (with thesis)
Compulsory Departmental Courses
MDES600 - Research Methodology and Communication Skills (3 + 0) 5
Rigorous, scholarly research, particularly theses or dissertations. Literature review, surveys, meta-analysis, empirical research design, formulating research questions, theory building, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods, validity, reliability, triangulation, building evidences, writing research proposal
CEAC417 - Pharmacology and Toxicology (3 + 0) 5
The history of toxicology and pharmacology, basics of toxicology, dose response relationship, dose and route of intake of toxic materials, factors that affect toxic response: tendency, metabolism, metabolism for toxic response, biological and chemical factors that affect structure, determination of the examples of toxic effects caused by certain ch
CEAC418 - Applied Polymer Science (2 + 2) 5
Primary classification of polymeric materials, synthesis of nylon 6-10 and nylon 6, synthesis of polystyrene, synthesis of pol (methylmetacrylate), synthesis of bakelite: the world?s first synthetic plastic, synthesis of polysulfide rubber, synthesis of linear and crosslinked polyesters, photopolymerization of methyl methacrylate, chemical polymeri
CEAC420 - Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (3 + 0) 5
The state of the art of nanoscience, the rapid progress in experimental techniques and theoretical studies, physical principles, and a number of nanoscale measuring methods on synthesis and characterization of nanosystems, technological application of nanoscience, nanochemistry and nanobiology, nanomedicine.
CEAC423 - Polymer Science and Technology (3 + 0) 5
Historical development, basic concepts and definitions, classifications of polymers, polymerization mechanisms, chain-reaction polymerization, ionic and coordination polymerizations, step-growth polymerizations, ring-opening polymerization, chemical bonding and polymer structure, morphology, crystallinity, glass transition temperature, polymer modi
CEAC470 - Petrochemical Engineering (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to petroleum refining and petrochemical industries, steam cracking and olefins production, emerging technologies for olefin production, catalytic reforming and aromatics (BTX) production, C8 aromatics, aromatics from pyrolysis gasoline and other sources, steam reforming and related processes.
CEAC474 - Electrochemistry (3 + 0) 5
General electrochemical concept, introduction to electrochemistry, thermodynamics, electrode potentials, galvanic and electrolytic cells, the cell potential of an electrochemical cell, electrode kinetics, reversible reactions, irreversible reactions, dynamic electrochemistry, mass transport, migration, convection, diffusion layers, conductivity and
CEAC541 - Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering (3 + 0) 7.5
Theoretical foundations of reaction rates, collision theory and transition state theory, thermochemistry of species and reactions, estimation of thermochemical and reaction rate parameters using empirical and quantum chemical methods, elementary reactions in the gas phase, elementary reactions on surfaces, diffusion and heterogeneous reactions, ana
CEAC558 - Polymer Nanocomposites (3 + 0) 5
Nano-material types, compatibility of nano-materials with polymer matrices and mixing methods, how the obtained polymer nanocomposites are produced and how these products are characterized, and the production of specific polymer nanocomposites and their literature comparisons.
CHE416 - Basic Biology (3 + 0) 5
Chemistry of life, elements, atoms, compounds, molecules, pH scales, biomolecules; carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, cell structure and functions, cell membrane structure and function, cellular organelles structure and functions, human organization; blood and circulation system, respiratory system, digestive system, nervous system, chromosomes and chromosomal inheritance, genetics, DNA and biotechnology.
ENE412 - Fuel Cell Technologies (3 + 0) 5
Introduction: fuel cell operating principles,history,types,components and systems;fuel cell thermodynamics and electrochemistry:Nernst equation,Tafel equation,cell voltage,fuel cell efficiency and losses for operational fuel cell voltages;proton exchange membrane fuel cells:components and system, construction and performance, critical issues and recent developments;fuel cell stack design and calculations; hydrogen production, storage, safety and infrastructure; balance of fuel cell power plant
IE509 - Production Systems (3 + 0) 5
Management and control of production function in organizational systems, concepts of materials management, master production scheduling and production planning from different perspectives, aggregate planning, lot sizing, scheduling in manufacturing systems, scheduling in service systems, design and operation of scheduling systems, material requirem
MATE458 - Materials for Catalysis and Fuel Cells (3 + 0) 5
Fundamentals of catalysis and catalytic reactors; catalyst synthesis methods; properties of catalytic materials and basics characterization methods; catalyst structure activity relationship fundamentals of electro-catalysis, photo catalysis, different types of fuel cells, and materials used for these applications; existing technology applications; future trends and emerging technologies
MATE502 - Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials (3 + 0) 5
Laws of thermodynamics and their application to the chemical behavior of materials systems. Thermodynamics of binary and multicomponent solutions. Phase equilibria. Thermodynamics of chemical reactions. Thermodynamics of phase transformations.
MDES610 - Mathematical Modeling via Differential and Difference Equations (3 + 0) 5
Differential equations and solutions, models of vertical motion, single-species population models, multiple-species population models, mechanical oscillators, modeling electric circuits, diffusion models, modeling by means of difference equations.
MDES620 - Numerical Solution of Differential Equations (3 + 0) 5
Numerical solution of initial value problems; Euler, multistep and Runge-Kutta methods; numerical solution of boundary value problems; shooting and finite difference methods; stability, convergence and accuracy; numerical solution of partial differential equations; finite difference methods for parabolic, hyperbolic and elliptic equations; explic
MDES655 - Linear Optimization (3 + 0) 5
Sets of linear equations, linear feasibility and optimization, local and global optima, the Simplex method and its variants, theory of duality and the dual-Simplex method, network-Simplex algorithms, computational complexity issues and interior-point algorithms.
MFGE432 - Polymer Processing (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to hydrocarbons and macromolecular structures, homopolymers, copolymers, elastomers, blends and thermosets, morphology of polymers, semicrystalline and amorhous states, polymer additives, mechanical properties, differential scanning calorimetry and dilatometry, rheological properties, non Newtonian flow, viscoelasticity, melt flow index and rheometers, melting and mixing; die forming, extrusion based processes, molding processes, manufacture of tires and other rubber products.
Technical Elective Courses
CEAC514 - Cell Culture Techniques (3 + 0) 5
Basic cell culture techniques for bioscience research and commercial applications. introduction to cell cultivation methods, introduction to proper use of biological safety cabinet,sterile technique, cell enumaration and media preparartion,primary cultures,cultivation of cell lines, detection of contamination,cryopreservation,transfection,and an
CEAC515 - Protein Biochemistry and Proteomics (3 + 0) 5
Protein concentration calculation, electrephoresis gels; SDS gels, native gels, staining gels, precipitation and concentration of proteins, blotting and protein staining on blots, immunostaining, proteomics principles, 2D electrophoresis, mass spectroscopy of peptides and proteins, mass spectrometers.
CEAC540 - Chemical Process Industries (3 + 0) 5
Chemical processing and the work of the chemical engineer, water conditioning and environmental protection, ceramic industries, Portland cements, calcium and magnesium compounds, glass industries, explosives, toxic chemical agents and propellants, surface-coating industries, food and food by-product processing industries, agrichemical industries, f
CEAC551 - Functional and Smart Materials (3 + 0) 5
Fundamental principles of electron and energy transfer, wires and related systems, switching electron- and energy transfer processes, light-harvesting antennae, memories, logic gates, conducting polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers, fullerene c60 and carbon nanotubes, sensors, actuators and nanomechanical devices, electronic and photonic devices,
CEAC554 - Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications (3 + 0) 5
General electrochemical concepts, electroanalysis, introduction to electrochemistry, equilibrium measurements, potentiometry, voltammetry, coulometry, chronometry, polarography, rotating electrodes, rate constants of electron transfer, spectroelectrochemistry, electrochemical ESR spectrometry, impedance, electrode preparation methods, cleaning
CEAC555 - Optoelectronic Materials and Devices (3 + 0) 5
Organic materials for electronics and optoelectronics, conducting and semiconducting polymers, organic field-effect transistors, electron transport in materials, p- and n-type polymers, organic small molecules, organic light emitting diodes (LEDs), mechanism of light emission, electron and hole transport materials, emitting materials, organic elect
CEAC556 - Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design (3 + 0) 5
Basic knowledge about nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, types of nanostructures and nanomaterials, synthesis and characterization techniques a broad knowledge of resulting properties application of nanomaterials in science and technology.
CEAC557 - Conductive Polymers (3 + 0) 5
Discovery and development of conductive polymers, polymerization techniques, chemical polymerization, electropolymerization, classes of conducting polymers, polyacetylenes, polyanilines, polypyrroles, polythiophenes, polycarbazoles, polyfluorenes, etc. and their derivatives, structure?property relationships, insulator?metal transition, metallic sta
CEAC574 - Optimization of Chemical Reactors (3 + 0) 5
Obtaining the objective function. Determination of optimization parameters. Optimization of series, parallel and complex reactions. Optimum temperature progress. Endothermic and exothermic reactions. Economics considerations in optimum reactor design.
CEAC575 - Chemical Kinetics (3 + 0) 5
After an initial treatment of the basic phenomenological view of kinetics, we will cover classical analyses of reaction mechanisms (steady-state approximation, pre-equilibria, etc), transition-state theory, and various experimental methods of determining reaction rates and mechanisms.
CEAC577 - Petroleum Refinery Engineering (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to petroleum refining and petrochemical industries, steam cracking and olefins production, emerging technologies for olefin production (such as methanol to olefins (mto), partial oxidation, dehydrogenation, metathesis), catalytic reforming and aromatics (btx) production, c8 aromatics, aromatics from pyrolysis gasoline and other sources
CEAC578 - Industrial Plant Investments (3 + 0) 5
Development of investment project idea, revealing project justification and investability, relative levels of conceptual, basic and detailed design, roles of different engineering majors in plant design, conducting project feasibility, regulatory processes and permitting, project management, planning (schedule, cost, performance, risks), financing,