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Scientific Principles

**Course #: **686001
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **The Nature of Heat; Temperature and its Measurement; The Measurement of Quantity of Heat; Expansion and Contraction; Change of State; Transfer of Heat; Heat and Work Relationships.

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**Course #: **686002
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Relationship between Pressure, Volume, Temperature, Weight of Gases, and the Gas Constant; Expansion of Gases; Compression of Gases; Closed Cycles; Carnot's Engine.

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**Course #: **2620
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Logarithms (5254); Heat, Part 1 (686001); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Theory of Vaporization; Saturated Steam; Temperature-Heat Diagram; Generating Steam Heat Required for Evaporation at Different Pressures; Steam Tables; Definition of Entropy; Calculation of Change of Entropy; Use of Super-Heated Steam Table; Use of Mollier Heat Chart.

**Course #: **5011
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Practical Measurements (Block X22);
**What Students Learn: **Chemistry and Matter; Chemical and Physical Changes; Chemical Classification of Matter, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures; Atoms and Molecules; Dalton's Atomic Theory; Atomic Weights; Molecular Weights; Electron Theory of the Structure of the Atom; Study of Electrons, Protons, Neutrons, Atomic Structure of Elements; Fundamental Laws of Chemistry; Laws of Conservation of Matter and Energy; Law of Definite Proportions; Valence Formulas; Equations; Typical Problems in Chemistry; Solutions; Metals, Nonmetals, Acids, Bases, and Salts; Ions and Theory of Ionization; Conductivity, pH, Electrolysis, Electroplating; Periodic Grouping of the Elements; Properties and Uses of Metallic and Nonmetallic Elements and Their Compounds; Nuclear Energy; Organic Chemistry; Structural Formulas, Hydrocarbons, Fatty Acids, Carbohydrates, Aromatic Compounds, Plastics.

**Course #: **5012
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Elements of Chemistry (5011); Practical Measurements (Block X22);
**What Students Learn: **Chemical Theory; Nuclear Theory; Chemical Laboratories; Industrial Safety; Unit Operations; Industrial Production of Nonmetallic Elements and Materials; Industrial Production of Metallic Elements and Materials; Industrial Production of Organic Chemicals; Generation of Electricity by Chemical Means.

**Course #: **2545
**Duration: **10 hours
**Course Prerequisites:** Logarithms (5254); Introduction to Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry (Block X02);
**What Students Learn: **Steady-State Conduction; Forced Convection; Natural Convection; Radiation; Boiling and Condensing; Heat Exchanger Design and Performance; Unsteady-State Heat Transfer.

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