15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module will cover the numerical methods required to solve complex chemical engineering problems that are typically encountered in design and assessment of unit operations and processes. Further, the module includes ways to model selected systems and introduces to optimisation of models. Tools for mathematical analysis and modelling will be covered e.g. Matlab, Mathematica and/or python.

Staff Contact: BROWN SOLOMON F
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Presentation, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Chemical and Biological Engineering):

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