Engineering Physics Program

Chemical Systems Requirements

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I or CHEM 170, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences I

5

KU Core requirements

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3N, 4.1, and 4.2

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                      

0.5

PHSX 211/216 or 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212/236 or 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I   

4

MATH 126

Calculus II 

4

MATH 127

Calculus III

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220 or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations. 

3

Requirements specific for this option: Design Option in Chemical Systems

Hours

Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design

4

 

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Chemistry

CHEM 175, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences II or CHEM 135, Foundations of Chemistry II

5

 

CHEM 330, Organic Chemistry I

3

 

CHEM 530, Physical Chemistry I

3

Chem & Petr.Eng

C&PE 121, Intro. to Computers in Engineering, or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing

3

 

C&PE 211, Material & Energy Balances

3

 

C&PE 221 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics or ME 312, Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer , or AE 345/ME 510 Fluid Mechanics

3

 

C&PE 512, Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II

3

 

C&PE 521 or ME 612, Heat Transfer

3

 

C&PE 522, Economic Appraisal of Chemical & Petroleum Projects

2

 

C&PE 523, Mass Transfer

4

 

C&PE 524, Chemical Engineering Kinetics & Reactor Design

3

 

C&PE 613, Chemical Engr. Design I

4

 

C&PE 615, Intro. to Process Dynamics and Control

3

 

C&PE 616, Chemical Engr. Lab I

3

 

C&PE 623, Chemical Engr. Design II

2

KU Core Curriculum and Chemistry Requirements (26 credits)

Hours

English

KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 1

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry or CHEM 170, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences I

5

KU Core requirements

 Fulfillment of the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences), and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.

 

15

Core Physics Courses (27.5 credits)

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211 or 213

General Physics I (213 is honors/majors equivalent, 5 credits, includes lab)

4

PHSX 212 or 214

General Physics II (214 is honors/majors equivalent, 4 credits, includes lab)

3

PHSX 216

General Physics I Laboratory

1

PHSX 236

General Physics II Laboratory

1

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics Courses(18 credits)

Hours

MATH 121

Calculus I   

5

MATH 122

Calculus II 

5

MATH 223

Vector Calculus

3

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220

or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations. 

3

Course Requirements for Design Option in Chemical Systems (57 credits)

Hours

Physics

EPHX 536, Electronic Circuit Measurement & Design

4

 

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Chemistry

CHEM 135, Foundations of Chemistry II or CHEM 175 Chemistry for Chemical Sciences II

5

 

CHEM 330, Organic Chemistry I

3

 

CHEM 530, Physical Chemistry I

3

Chem & Petr.Eng

C&PE 121, Intro. to Computers in Engineering, or EECS 138, Intro. to Computing

3

 

C&PE 211, Material & Energy Balances

3

 

C&PE 221 or ME 312, Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

C&PE 511, Momentum Transfer , or  AE 345/ME 510 Fluid Mechanics

3

 

C&PE 512, Process Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

C&PE 521 or ME 612, Heat Transfer

3

 

C&PE 522, Economic Appraisal of Chemical & Petroleum Projects

2

 

C&PE 523, Mass Transfer

4

 

C&PE 524, Chemical Engineering Kinetics & Reactor Design

3

 

C&PE 613, Chemical Engr. Design I

4

 

C&PE 615, Intro. to Process Dynamics and Control

3

 

C&PE 616, Chemical Engr. Lab I

3

 

C&PE 623, Chemical Engr. Design II

2

General Education Requirements for Engineering Physics Students.

For requirements in Engineering Physics: because of changes in the School of Engineering course offerings for students enrolled, please see your advisor for more information.


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