mechanical measurements and metrology

Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Chemical Engineering

Course Description

This course focuses on the use of modern computational and mathematical techniques in chemical engineering. Starting from a discussion of linear systems as the basic computational unit in scientific computing, methods for solving sets of nonlinear algebraic equations, ordinary differential equations, and differential-algebraic (DAE) systems are presented. Probability theory and its use in physical modeling is covered, as is the statistical analysis of data and parameter estimation. The finite difference and finite element techniques are presented for converting the partial differential equations obtained from transport phenomena to DAE systems.

Course Objective

Introduction of vector space;Metric, Norm, Inner Product space;Examples. Onto, into, one to one function, completeness of space. Vectors: Linear combination of vectors, dependent/independent vectors; Orthogonal and orthonormal vectors; Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization; Examples

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