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ERIC Number: EJ1085721
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
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Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0009-2479
ASPEN Plus in the Chemical Engineering Curriculum: Suitable Course Content and Teaching Methodology
Rockstraw, David A.
Chemical Engineering Education, v35 n1 Win 2005
An established methodology involving the sequential presentation of five skills on ASPEN Plus to undergraduate seniors majoring in ChE is presented in this document: (1) specifying unit operations; (2) manipulating physical properties; (3) accessing variables; (4) specifying nonstandard components; and (5) applying advanced features. This manuscript does not attempt to teach the software, nor does it contain teaching materials for use by instructors. Lecture resources drawn from numerous sources are available online on the homepage of the author on the Chemical Engineering Department's web server at New Mexico State University ( Demonstration files can be obtained from the author, as well as the Knowledge Base of the ASPENTech website (
Chemical Engineering Education, Chemical Engineering Division of ASEE. P.O. Box 142097, Gainesville, FL 32614. Tel: 352-392-0861; Fax: 352-392-0861; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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