300-level

ENCN375
Systems Engineering for a Changing Climate
Description
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Infrastructure systems. Risk and resilience. Ethics and environmental justice. Systems analysis.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
ENCN201 (for basics of engineering writing)
Restrictions

400-level

ENGR401
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Description
Theoretical and practical aspects of Computational Fluid Dynamics, including the theory of fluid flow equations, numerical methods of solving these equations, turbulence, and experience with a commercial CFD software.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites

ENGR404
Emerging Energy Technologies and Management
Description
This course explores various emerging technologies related to the needs for renewable energy demand, supply and processing. It includes topics such as wind, solar, geothermal and biomass energy resources and processing technologies. Energy demands and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New Zealand as well as energy storage technologies will also be discussed. This course will also discuss the applications of catalysis in the production of energy carriers, starting at a basic level, and includes sections on adsorption and surface science, catalytic kinetics, evaluation on the modern catalytic processes in oil/gas refinery and studying key characteristics of emerging nanomaterials that enable them to become an effective catalyst in energy applications.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
ENCH291 or subject to approval of the Director of Studies.
Restrictions

ENGR405
Industrial Pollution Control
Description
This course aims to advance students' abilities in applying and evaluating the physico-chemical treatment processes for industrial wastewater and air pollution. It covers theory and design of biological, oxidation, and anaerobic treatment of wastewater. Mitigation for air pollution include pollution reduction strategies, biofilters, and equipment for the removal of gaseous and particulate airborne pollutants.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to approval of the Director of Studies

ENGR407
Bioprocess Engineering 1
Description
Engineering biochemistry covering enzyme kinetics, metabolism and applied molecular biology.
Occurrences
Semester Two 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
ENCH281 or subject to approval of the Director of Studies

ENCH482
Bioprocess Engineering 2
Description
This course focuses on the priciples of bioseparation processes: cellular fractionation, filtration, chromatography, electrophoresis, immunoaffinity techniques and their application to various types of biomolecules. It includes a hands-on laboratory to separate a target microbially-produced protein by chromatography and assay the purity by electrophoresis.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites

ENCH483
Advanced Energy Processing Technologies and Systems
Description
This course will introduce processing technologies and systems for production of hydrogen, syngas, liquid fuel as well as heat and power from various energy resources with focus on renewable resources (such as biomass). Energy related environmental issues and analysis, CO2 capture technologies and energy system optimization will be covered. Energy storage including mechanical, electrochemical (batteries) and thermal energy storages, as well as advanced materials for efficient energy storage/processing will be introduced.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Restrictions

ENCH484
Advanced Modelling and Simulation
Description
This course provides a detailed introduction to numerical methods used in chemical engineering. The course includes an introduction to the theory of numerical methods, optimization theory, deterministic and stoichastic modeling, and empirical parameter estimation for chemical processes, as well as practical guidance on the implementation of these tools to a variety of problems.
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
ENCH391 Process Systems and Control

ENCH486
Special Topic in Chemical and Process Engineering
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to the approval of the Director of Studies.

ENCH487
Special Topic in Chemical and Process Engineering
Occurrences
Semester One 2024
Points
15 points
Prerequisites
Subject to the approval of the Director of Studies.