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Mitrano, Peter Paul Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • My research has been focused on the ability of theoretical models to predict the behavior of particulate flows, specifically by assessing such flows via quantitative characteristics of instabilities.

keywords

  • Particulate flows, Discrete element method

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • CHEN 2120 - Chemical Engineering Material and Energy Balances
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019
    Provides a basic understanding of chemical engineering calculations involving material and energy balances around simple chemical processes.
  • CHEN 3200 - Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019
    Introduces fluid mechanics and momentum transfer, emphasizing the application of these principles to chemical engineering systems. Same as CVEN 3313 and MCEN 3021.
  • MCEN 3021 - Fluid Mechanics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Examines fundamentals of fluid flow with application to engineering problems. Topics covered include fluid statics and kinematics, Bernoulli equations, laminar and turbulent viscous boundary layers, laminar and turbulent pipe flow, and conservation equations for mass, momentum and energy. Same as CHEN 3200 and CVEN 3313.
  • MCEN 3022 - Heat Transfer
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Studies fundamentals of heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation. Emphasizes problem formulation and selection of appropriate solution techniques. Provides applications to modern engineering systems, which may include energy, biological, environmental, and materials engineering problems.
  • MCEN 3030 - Computational Methods
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Studies fundamental numerical techniques for the solution of commonly encountered engineering problems. Includes methods for linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, data analysis, numerical differentiation and integration, ordinary and partial differential equations.
  • MCEN 3047 - Data Analysis and Experimental Methods
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Learn to plan and carry out experiments and analyze the results. Topics covered include measurement fundamentals, design of experiments, elementary statistics and uncertainty analysis. Topics in statistics include probability, error propagation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear regression, one- and two-factor ANOVA and time series analysis. Formerly MCEN 3037. Same as GEEN 3853.
  • MCEN 4117 - Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Explores human physiological function from an engineering, specifically mechanical engineering, viewpoint. Provides an introduction to human anatomy and physiology with a focus on learning fundamental concepts and applying engineering (mass transfer, fluid dynamics, mechanics, modeling) analysis. Same as MCEN 5117.
  • MCEN 5117 - Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Explores human physiological function from an engineering, specifically mechanical engineering, viewpoint. Provides an introduction to human anatomy and physiology with a focus on learning fundamental concepts and applying engineering (mass transfer, fluid dynamics, mechanics, modeling) analysis. Same as MCEN 4117.

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