| Instructor Information
Instructor: James J. Feng
Offices: CHBE 209 (Phone 822-8875)
Office hours: by appointment
Mon. Wed. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Location: CHBE 304
This course requires you to write computer codes and solve problems numerically. In the past, most students have used MATLAB, although some used Fortran and Visual Basic. We will not have time to review programming languages, and you should do it on your own if needed. Note the freely downloadable, open-source MATLAB clone Octave.
W. H. Press, S. A. Teukolsky, W. T. Vetterling and B. P. Flannery, Numerical Recipes in Fortran, 2nd edn. Cambridge University Press (1992).
A. Constantinides and N. Mostoufi, Numerical
Methods for Chemical Engineers with MATLAB Applications, Prentice-Hall (1999).
D. N. P. Murthy, N. W. Page and E. Y. Rodin, Mathematical Modelling. A Tool for Problem Solving in Engineering, Physical, Biological and Social Sciences, Pergamon Press (1990).
G. I. Barenblatt, Scaling, Cambridge University Press (2003).
G. W. Bluman and J. D. Cole, Similarity Methods for Differential Equations, Springer-Verlag (1974).
| Assignments and Grade
There will be weekly assignments but no mid-term or final exam.
Final Grade = 50% Assignments + 25% Final Project + 25% Final Presentation
| Course Outline