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Chemical Engineering for Non-Chemical Engineers: Fundamentals

  April 11, 2013  
CfPA - The Center for Professional Advancement, 90 Minute Accredited Online Training
June 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (ET)

Who Should Attend
The training will be valuable to professionals in the chemical process, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food industries that want to develop a more fundamental understanding of chemical engineering and how to apply it.

This course is designed to benefit personnel in positions such as:
  • Mechanical engineers 
  • Electrical engineers 
  • Civil engineers
  • Chemists 
  • Plant operators 
  • Process technicians

This course will be available On Demand: June 13, 2013

This 90-minute accredited online training is meant to provide an overview analysis of chemical engineering for the chemical process, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food industries with an emphasis placed on the full range of chemical engineering skills and jobs. A systematic approach for formulating and solving material balance is presented along with its importance. Finally, the major types of reactors are presented and analyzed providing an overview understanding of this critically important unit operation.

Organized by: CfPA - The Center for Professional Advancement
Invited Speakers: James B. Riggs, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Texas Tech University

James B. Riggs, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He has served as a consultant to major companies in the chemical process industry and has taught a number of industrial short courses. Dr. Riggs co-founded the Texas Tech Process Control and Optimization Consortium in 1992 and served as its director for over 15 years.

Dr. Riggs received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and his BS and MS from the University of Texas. He has over 70 technical papers and has written two popular undergraduate textbooks.
Deadline for Abstracts: n/a
Registration: Please click here for registration information.
E-mail: sberg@cfpa.com
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