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Computer Usage:  

Many of the homework assignments involve repetitive calculations (e.g. dispersion isopleths, emptying time for leaking vessels, explosion overpressure profiles, etc.), which are ideally suited for spreadsheet calculations.  Over ½ of the homework assignments involve computer solutions (mostly spreadsheet applications).

Communication Skills:  

Students are organized into teams of three or four, and team members work/study together.  Each team also has a term project (selected from a list of topics provided), and the team makes a formal class presentation and submits a formal report on their project.  Team members evaluate each other in terms of their contribution to the team effort.

Exams:Exam 1, to be announced

Exam 2, to be announced

Exam 3, to be announced

HomeworkHomework problems will be assigned for each chapter. A homework set will be due one week from the day assigned. No late homework is accepted unless approved in advance.

Grading:Exams (3)50%



Team Projects25%

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