ERIC Number: EJ969674
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
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Centrifugal Pump Experiment for Chemical Engineering Undergraduates
Vanderslice, Nicholas; Oberto, Richard; Marrero, Thomas R.
Chemical Engineering Education, v46 n1 p50-57 Win 2012
The purpose of this paper is to describe a Centrifugal Pump Experiment that provided an experiential learning experience to chemical engineering undergraduates at the University of Missouri in the spring of 2010 in the Unit Operations Laboratory course. Lab equipment was used by senior students with computer-based data and control technology. In addition to pump performance results, lab reports included paragraphs on: educational assessment, applicability to chemical engineering practice, and students' opinion of the new pump experiment. This experiential learning experience is encouraging for the continued use of the Centrifugal Pump Experiment in the Unit Operations Lab.
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Chemical Engineering, Science Experiments, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Information Technology, Computers, Laboratory Equipment, Science Laboratories, Teaching Methods
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://cee.che.ufl.edu/index.html
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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