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C&PE 661 Undergraduate Honors Research

C&PE 661.  Undergraduate Honors Research.  1-3 Credits.     

This course involves the investigation of a particular problem in the field of chemical or petroleum engineering. C&PE 661 should be taken, rather than C&PE 651, for students seeking Departmental Honors in Chemical Petroleum Engineering. C&PE 661 may also be used by students in the Honors Program to help satisfy the course requirement of this program. The design or research topic is identified jointly by the student and faculty research supervisor. Prerequisite: C&PE 121 or C&PE 325; C&PE 211; C&PE 511; C&PE 512; overall GPA >3.5; and engineering GPA >3.5; or consent of the instructor.

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering has grown out of a combination of chemistry and engineering associated with industrial processes. Today, it possesses a body of knowledge used in the synthesis, design testing, scale-up, operation, control, and optimization of processes that change the physical state or composition of materials. Chemical engineers have played central roles in the industrial development of materials that have had major social influence, such as the production of fuels and lubricants, fertilizer, synthetic fibers, and plastics. They will be centrally involved in reducing the polluting effects of certain byproducts and cleaning up unwanted residues from previous processes.

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the drilling, recovery, production, and distribution of petroleum and natural gas. It includes knowledge of the properties of fluids and rocks in surface and subsurface environments as well as methods of exploiting the economic production of oil and gas from petroleum reservoirs. A major subdivision at KU is reservoir engineering, or the development of processes to improve production from oil and gas reservoirs. Reservoir engineers use sophisticated mathematical techniques and computer technology to obtain optimum production. Through such techniques, petroleum engineers continue to extract oil and gas from reservoirs that only a few years ago would have been considered uneconomical. This branch of engineering is somewhat different from the other in that production is far removed from physical observation.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

...C&PE 511 Momentum Transfer 3 C&PE...6 MATH 660 & MATH 661 Geometry I and...

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

...Professional Engineering (PE) examinations, and...Achieving a 'C' or better...Ecology BIOL 661 Ecology of...