BS Chemical Engineering ABET Student Outcomes

 

Attributes of a SJSU Chemical Engineering BS student by the time of graduation:

Student Outcomes   Performance Criteria
1.0 Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
1.1
Analyze systems through material and energy balances models
1.2
Specify operating conditions for a heat exchanger to meet performance requirements
1.3
Evaluate the design of a non-isothermal reactor for a chemical process.
2.0 Ability to design/conduct experiments and analyze/interpret data
2.1
Conduct an experiment for a unit operation experiment
2.2
Analyze and interpret data for chemical reaction kinetics
2.3
Design an experiment for a unit operation experiment
2.4
Analyze and interpret data for a unit operation experiment
3.0 Ability to design system, component or process to meet desired needs
3.1
Design an isothermal reactor for a chemical process.
3.2
Complete process operating risk analyses for a plant and develop inherently safe system to minimize risk
3.3
Analyze, design and evaluate mass transfer processes for specific applications
4.0 Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
4.1
Function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams
5.0 Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
5.1
Analyze a thermal system for appropriate heat transfer prediction
5.2
Compare alternative reactor designs and select the most effective choice for a given process
6.0 Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
6.1
Students demonstrate knowledge of code of engineering ethics
6.2
Identify the ethical issues in a case study
6.3
Students can design a strategy to manage a situation where an employee/subordinate commits a violation of engineering ethics
7.0 Ability to communicate effectively
7.1
Write effectively
7.2
Give an effective oral presentation
8.0 Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global/societal context
8.1
Appraise the inherent safety strategies applied in an experiment or process
8.2
Estimate the societal impact of a project on the surrounding community
9.0 Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
9.1
Evaluate a technical process based on a journal review article.
10.0 Knowledge of emerging and new technologies and contemporary social issues
10.1
Evaluate relative technical and economic merit for alternate process configurations
11.0 Ability to use the techniques, skills and modern tools necessary for engineering practice
11.1
Use simulation software to design a unit operation to meet specified performance criteria.
11.2
Use non-linear regression to evaluate kinetic mechanisms.


(revised 2009)