What is chemical engineering?

About chemical engineering

Chemical engineering focuses on the ways raw materials are changed into useful and commercial end products. This involves researching raw materials and their properties, designing and developing equipment, and evaluating operating processes.

A far-reaching field

Chemical engineering is diverse and far-reaching. Its foundation lies in chemistry, physics and mathematics, as well as other branches of engineering, including applied sciences, biological sciences, and economics. And the work of chemical engineers spans a multitude of industries all over the world.

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