Short Courses in Chemical Engineering

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with manufacturing products through chemical processes and the technologies of chemical production. Chemical engineering is based on a combination of physical sciences, life sciences, mathematics and economics. Chemical engineering deals with a number of chemical processes from the design, manufacture and operation of plants and machineries to performing tests and ensuring that safety issues related to the environment, the process and the product are considered at all stages. Some of the sub-disciplines of chemical engineering are: ceramic engineering, crystal engineering, drilling engineering, petroleum engineering.

Students enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in chemical engineering will gain main skills, such as: to evaluate equipment and processes to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations, critical thinking and the ability to use scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

Graduates of chemical engineering degrees can choose job opportunities like: chemical engineer, energy engineer, petroleum engineer, product development scientist, analytical chemist, mining engineer, chemical technician, materials scientist, nuclear engineer, health and safety specialist, and work in many industries, especially oil and petrochemical industry, nuclear energy, food production.

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Options in Engineering Sciences Short Course Options in Engineering Sciences
  • Jun 2017
  • National $ 2,950
  • International $ 2,950
  • Not specified

Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in Engineering Sciences, such as "Tissue Engineering for Clinical Applications", "Biochemical Engineering and Synthetic Life" and "Introduction to Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices".

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Chemical Engineering and Plant Design Certificate Chemical Engineering and Plant Design
  • Any time
  • National $ 299 per module
  • International $ 299 per module
  • Not specified

The main aim of this Chemical Engineering and Plant Design course offered by IDC Technologies is to ensure students understand the technical concepts involved in chemical engineering and plant layout, process and piping design. This will enhance students’ practical skillset through a multidisciplinary learning experience. This course will also help the students to acquire knowledge on chemical engineering theory and concepts with practical examples for context and applicability.

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Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering for Plant Design Certificate Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering for Plant Design
  • Any time
  • National $ 199 per module
  • International $ 199 per module
  • Not specified

The main aim of this Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering for Plant Design course at IDC Technologies is to ensure students understand the technical concepts involved in chemical engineering with plant layout, process and piping design contextualization. This course will also help the students to acquire knowledge on chemical engineering theory and concepts with practical examples for context and applicability.

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Stanford Summer

Short Course Applied Electrochemistry
  • Jun 2017
  • EEA $ 2,973 per module
  • International $ 2,973 per module
  • 55 days

The class is an introduction to applied electrochemistry with focus on micro- and nanoscale applications. Basic concepts of physical chemistry are presented, of which the fundamentals of electrochemistry are built. Theory of electrochemical methods for material analyses and material modifications are discussed with emphasis on the scaling behaviors.

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Kaunas University of Technology

Certificate Chemical Engineering
  • Nov 2016
  • International € 810 per module
  • 10 days

The following problems are analyzed in the module: formal kinetics, kinetics and catalysis of complex chemical reactions; integration of differential kinetic equations; experimental methods of catalysis; thermodynamic and heat transfer parameters of chemical processes; processes of mass transfer in the flow of two phases, when chemical reaction go in different phases.

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Stanford Summer

Short Course The Science of Flames
  • Any time
  • National $ 3,048
  • International $ 3,048
  • Not specified

"The Science of Flames" course from Stanford Summer is about what causes flames to look like they do and about what causes them to propagate. The physical and chemical phenomena that govern behaviors of flames will constitute the topics for discussion.

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