CHEM 4940 Industrial Chemistry 3/0/3

Prerequisite: CHEM 1212 with a minimum grade of C or CHEM 1212K with a minimum grade of C

Commercial production of everyday and specialty chemicals will be discussed with emphasis on raw materials, chemistry, equipment, environmental impact. Typical industries: inorganic acids/bases, hydrocarbon derivatives, aromatics, petroleum refining, polymers, pesticides/fertilizers, paper/pulp, pharmaceuticals, soaps/detergents.