Aug 14, 2020
CHE 416 - Molecular Simulation (3 units)
Basic theory, methods, applications of molecular simulation, elementary statistical mechanics. Monte Carlo, molecular dynamics, ensemble averaging. Evaluation of free energies, phase equilibria, interfacial, transport properties.
Prerequisite(s): CHE 245 or ME 303 ; CHEM 421 ; MATH 285 with a “C” or better.
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2. Students will have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
3. Students will have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
4. Students will have an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
5. Students will have an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6. Students will have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7. Students will have an ability to communicate effectively.
8. Students will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
9. Students will have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
10. Students will have a knowledge of contemporary issues.
11. Students will have an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
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