CHE 485 - Chemical Engineering Process Economics
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Chemical Engineering (CHE)
Department: CoE Chemical Engineering
1 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
Enforced Prerequisites:
CHE 343, completed with a minimum grade of C- or better.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Economic and profitability analysis as applied to chemical engineering processes and products. Estimation of capital investment, cost of production, depreciation and cash flows. Discounted profitability analysis including net present value, internal rate of return and discounted payback period. Profitability decision making based on cost of capital and economic risk analysis. ChE process optimization based on economic profitability. Students will connect economics and business principles to real chemical engineering processes, as previously learned in the core chemical engineering courses of fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, and separations.

CHE 485 - Chemical Engineering Process Economics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 8:30AM - 9:30AM
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Book is Recommended
ISBN: 9780080966595
Chemical engineering design : principles, practice and economics of plant and process design, Author: by R.K. Sinnott, Gavin Towler., Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann 2nd ed. 2012
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