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Introduction to Chemical Engineering | Lecture 1

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Help us caption and translate this video on Amara.org: http://www.amara.org/en/v/vI3/ Professor Channing Robertson of the Stanford University Chemical Engineering Department gives an introductory lecture, outline, and background for the course. Introduction to Chemical Engineering (E20) is an introductory course offered by the Stanford University Engineering Department. It provides a basic overview of the chemical engineering field today and delves into the applications of chemical engineering. Stanford Chemical Engineering Department: http://cheme.stanford.edu/ Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford/
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Muhammad M (1 day ago)
My God, Professor's smile at 30:15 True joy!
Obluda (29 days ago)
I was 8 when this video was uploaded and now I’m doing a degree in chemical Engineering 😂
i want to be and chem e. in college should i go for it or not?
mohamed massad (4 months ago)
could you send to me mr Max email please
ShaBe MahTAab (4 months ago)
Is it possible to buy that book ??
Koma Ang (4 months ago)
The LIBRARY!!!!! Google is not a Library, it's the largest collection of uncertified information on the face of the earth.
Satadru Mukherjee (7 months ago)
Soo down to earth professor...His first lesson -->"Morning shows the day"🙂
Andrea Nikolaév (7 months ago)
I wish every professor is like him!
Annony Bro (7 months ago)
Hey Stanford, great video.
Chima Louis (8 months ago)
I wish this guy was my intro to chemical engineering professor. He’s hilarious
Jacob Cragen (9 months ago)
for $250 a credit-hour please refund the 30 fucking minutes.
Saif Chowdhury (10 months ago)
Is there a way to get that diagram at the end?
Andrew Lee (10 months ago)
Only at Stanford. Such a humbled man.
Alex Trusk (1 year ago)
37:25 i think i once had to pee for a test with such a device. funny how everything is related somehow. All tests were negative and the cops directed me to my driving destination in a kind way after the test.
Omi Zolekar (1 year ago)
https://www.youth4work.com/y/omiz46918/Omkar-Viswanath-Zolekar-blog/8776
Aravind Basmi (1 year ago)
Loved the lecture very nice. :)
Pramod Budhathoki (1 year ago)
Really nice story but i want know about chemical engineering. I am from Kathmandu, Nepal and i just completed my master degree in chemistry from TU. Seriously i want to study Master degree in chemical engineering. what is eligibility criteria for MS in chemical engineering? Can i get full scholarship in MS of chemical engineering? If possible please reply in my comment. Thank you
adiksadiatabs (19 days ago)
Pramod Budhathoki 🦗
brent boscia (1 year ago)
Lol I'm listening to this as I study for my Ap chem test
Barrick Golf (1 year ago)
What's this guys name he's entertaining?
Barrick Golf (1 year ago)
Lost sole but I got excepted to Stanford and Berkeley lol
Mohamed El gazar (1 year ago)
God, I just love this man.
BigBadFadedDaddy (1 year ago)
I'm too stupid to learn this.
Sancheneering (1 year ago)
Where can I get that genius engineering flow diagram in the beginning? I make chemical engineering videos on my channel and I need to have it!
Christian Garcia (1 year ago)
what are those ''TAS''?? and does anybody know the professor's website that he is yalking? sorry for my english jeje.. i need to improve it..
Sophia Bel (1 year ago)
Christian Garcia TAs: teaching assistants for the professor. They have office hours where students can come to ask them to explain, they also help the prof. correct exams
jngf100 (1 year ago)
Highly informative!
Inathy Accabon (1 year ago)
Bombs or Moonshine?, thats a really tough choice for me
Petra Kann (1 year ago)
a fine lecturer - probably only had ONE lecturer such as Prof Robertson when I studied Chemical Engineering
Akintunde Akin (1 year ago)
13:46
Fluid Mosaic (1 year ago)
This guy is great.
where can i buy this book??
Guilleary Deles (2 years ago)
15. Already planning on chemical engineering
Josue Yanez (7 months ago)
I'm already in it
RJ Price (1 year ago)
Athena Parthenos I am aswell. But 16😃👍
hg2 (2 years ago)
Where can I get a copy of the syllabus he wrote? "Introduction to Chemical Engineering" Channing Robertson (Is not on Amazon, ebay, or Google books)
SatChit Anand (2 years ago)
i wish if i could have got such master to follow his light ... unlike the rattu teachers
Nick Diana (2 years ago)
We need more professors like this
Vedraj r.m (2 years ago)
There has to be an Indian!: p
asdyc (2 years ago)
Its the bay area... A lot of Indians work in computer shit
Chris Scents (2 years ago)
omygod!! i smiled how he talked about replacing elements to create new products, holy shit im taking Chem E!!!!!
Silverback Gorilla (4 months ago)
+HunterBlazed 2 years after, how was it?
Jack Campell (1 year ago)
Scotthunterb 7 months later, how is it?
Eden A.k (2 years ago)
+Scotthunterb great dude congrats
HunterBlazed (2 years ago)
Same here ! Just got accepted
Fatmir U (2 years ago)
I'd say he is really negative and disgruntled imo.
Fatmir U (1 year ago)
Maybe I need to watch it again. I can give the benefit of the doubt. I don't think I would've thought much of him if I was a student in that class.
Joe Smith (1 year ago)
mickey u You obviously dont understand dry humour...
kirisaki benihime (2 years ago)
where are the links for the notes? ^^
Dex Marco Guibelondo (2 years ago)
Wow! I wish I took Chemical Engineering. And I took it at Stanford. Hoping to see you soon Professor Robertson.
Edi (2 years ago)
I was 12 when this video was uploaded now I'm doing a major in computer engineering eyyyy
Megs (1 year ago)
Well done very inspiring
Pia Love (1 year ago)
Edi how is it going so far?
Rockhoppable (2 years ago)
Great
Jose Luevano (2 years ago)
Does anybody have access to the flowchart? That is the best!
John S (2 years ago)
First ta was cute
Sujatha Rao (2 years ago)
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M Labban (2 years ago)
2008!!!
ronb2008 (2 years ago)
this guy wouldve been amazing to have
Yachiyo BEATS (2 years ago)
I'm in junior H , and in my senior we can choose already what we want I'm thinking of doing this ! it seem interesting... but I'm not the person who get high grades on math nor science ( cause I'm interested on outer space more than our normal everyday life science) I'm thinking of reading this summer .___. starting to zero... like read all about chemistry yeah I dream big x'D I wish I could do it
Zulma Mejia (7 months ago)
See, I'm having this debate right now: whether to follow the career I want or following a career with more job opportunities.
TrancEndingMedia (1 year ago)
Do NOT do it for jobs! Thats the dumbest reason ever. Do it for that passion. I am almost 10years older than you and just finding out i have a love for biochemistry that was blocked out by wanting to pursue thing for a 'job'. The best job to have is what you have a passion for. Thats why the professor is soo awesome.
No Thank You (2 years ago)
You most surely can go into a job to do with outer space. If that's your thing I would say to pursue it and see certain jobs that appeal to you more than others and stick with the ones that you have fun studying. And as long as you like what you're learning and know you need it for what you want to study then I don't see something as "I'm not that good at math and science'" as something that should stop you from studying what you want to learn !!!!
Desert Lizard (2 years ago)
Stanford is bad school because they rejected my application :(
Megs (1 year ago)
Oxford rejected me and to this day I can't stand that name, it hurts.
SoldierOfAbraham (2 years ago)
+Irving Ceron Being rejected from Stanford does not make you dumb. Going on YouTube and claiming Stanford is a bad school because the rejected your application, however, does make you dumb.
SoldierOfAbraham (2 years ago)
Or maybe you are just dumb.
sweaty guy steve (2 years ago)
For anyone who has taken this course, is it a hard course compared to say calculus or physics?
abdalah alateg (2 years ago)
+sweaty guy steve it depends on the teacher that teach you the course itself but over all its not hard at all
Is there a link where I can purchase the syllabus?
Fried Octopus (2 years ago)
Learning starts at 25:40
Jayrald Basan (4 months ago)
Fried Octopus thank you!
Sourav Sadhu (10 months ago)
thank u
Hugh Manatee (1 year ago)
Fried Octopus - Thank you fellow sea creature!
DatNerdLifeDoe (1 year ago)
Fried Octopus not all heros wear capes
Fernando Romera (1 year ago)
"Learning"... but thank you
La-ti-do (2 years ago)
3:47 "You can purchase this for ..." Oh, no! What ridiculous astronomical number is he going to say? "... 20$" Oh. I was expecting, you know, like above 62,273 grand, a bit of google stock, your soul, the foreskin of your firstborn son, hair from your firstborn daughter, and maybe your virginity if you still have one, plus tax, shipping, and handling, and a tip. ..... but 20$ will do!
Zulma Mejia (7 months ago)
Hahahaha!!
Sancheneering (1 year ago)
hahahaha why
Wyatt Peterson (1 year ago)
anyone know where i can get that book though? cant find it online anywhere
Clay (2 years ago)
For the cost of tuition it should be free
Jorge Serrano (2 years ago)
I was surprised when he said $20 too
Kunal Miyani (3 years ago)
Great video, he seems like a great professor.
Saleh Al_Hdad (3 years ago)
Great! So Can I get a hard copy for this course..please help me
Nam3less (3 years ago)
Oh God, this guys is great! I have chemical engineering in Slovak, but it's so boring with the teacher. This guy kept my attention and he's even funny.
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Mudaid Man (3 years ago)
reminds me of old days, graduated from CSU (colorado) same major, hahahhahaaa i wish i joined Stanford
Mudaid Man (2 years ago)
+Kevin Pereira hi Kevin , I thought I was a good student because my grades during hi school were high. Ok, I was an international student so grading in my country is based on percentage which is way different from the US grading system. However, once I was indulged into chemical engineering I struggled so tough to survive. My college was tough, professors were tough grading. Honestly, I used to get bad grades even though I had been studying a lot, but I wasn't maybe studying on the right way or I didn't know what part should I be concentrating on. I'm sorry don't get me wrong, I didn't mean to discourage you, but I'm just telling you my experience so you avoid future mistakes and be on a good start on chemical engineering For your high school grades concern, whatever they were, you will get the chance to be majored in chemical engineering under conditioned acceptance if your high school grade didn't qualify you such as getting B & two Cs as a minimum in ( physics , calc and chemistry)
Kevin Pereira (3 years ago)
+Mudaid Man Can you tell me what your grades were in high school. I'm also striving to be a chemical engineer, and I'm currently a junior in high school.
Gank Mid (3 years ago)
Mad Max is one of the worst movies i have seen in this year
Joe Smith (1 year ago)
ASAP Rocky He meant the original... I have no hope.
Matthew Keith (2 years ago)
+vishula gamaetige This video was recorded at least 7 years ago. He was likely referring to the original, not that new one.
Abdoalslam Alwakwak (3 years ago)
Good lecturer
Bruno Faure (3 years ago)
well done as usual :) chemical Engineering is THE Religion :)
Dan Kiptoo (3 years ago)
This is a very outstanding lecturer. He makes learning fun
Ryan Reddell (3 years ago)
Wow, I didn't realize Joe Biden had a twin brother.  Is there a link for the syllabus?
AO A0 (3 years ago)
Amazing teacher, creating a book for the students and its offered for the students. Now in college rarely this happens :(
Zishy (3 years ago)
+علي المعمري you forgot to say its 20$. we had 100-200page scripts that acompanied our lectures and it only cost the cost for the paper+ink. 20$ would be 4-5 of these
3rKo (3 years ago)
Im probably going to study chem. e. in the future, now I will probably choose maths and chemisrty to study in high school, my grandpa was a high manager in our ex-national oil processing state owned company, my father made programs to help him calculate fractional disstilations on some very first computers and now owns an IT company. I think I will be interested in conservating energy or polymers. I have no idea why I wrote this o.O
Christopher Watts (3 years ago)
Would we be able to see the class Assignments given in class
Ahmad Satria Budiman (3 years ago)
I hope can study abroad and have a lecturer like him.
KARADemonsChild (3 years ago)
Aww. So even if had gotten into Stanford, this guy wouldn't have been my professor
Frances K (3 years ago)
If only all of my professors were this good. I'd be attending each and every class.
Nancy Nguyen (3 years ago)
Seems like an awesome professor
AIMSET Engineering (2 years ago)
Yes in real he is . .
Brian Gonzalez (3 years ago)
I hope my intro to chm eng prof. is like this man.
Takyi Kobbie (6 months ago)
Brian Gonzalez did you enjoy ur program
RcRABS (3 years ago)
Down to earth Professor! Not even my major but had my full attention. 
Nancy Nguyen (3 years ago)
Agree!
神謝 (3 years ago)
Great
Edward Arakelyan (3 years ago)
I like this man, and I really liked what he said in minute 4:53. and yes this is all about the money :)
warmaxxx (4 years ago)
thanks
MOHAMED ESBAEE (4 years ago)
Thanks............
kibet festus (4 years ago)
waw! nice.
linkinsiames (4 years ago)
Makes all this easy!
Iftikhar Turi (4 years ago)
Tttt
Jessica Mo (4 years ago)
Do lots of professor's start off the year like this? (Confused high school student here) I hope they do; I expect to be completely confused in university...
hassan nassar (4 years ago)
Are these people from university or are they just studying it for fun
gilki[] (4 years ago)
34:10 "billions and billions of water" XD
Uche Iheme (4 years ago)
Good
Mathius Ashurst (4 years ago)
Best chemistry teacher.
Raymond Smith (4 years ago)
anyone think his voice sounds like Nic Cage ? 
Zubair Rahman (4 years ago)
man he is a great lecturer :D
Ítalo Silva (4 years ago)
What a great lecture!
Ian Jones (4 years ago)
I got titusville correctly
Pablo Mora Rojas (4 years ago)
I wish I had a teacher like him. In fact, I wish I'd taken a proper introductory course to chemical engineering. 
Mansa X (4 years ago)
This man lived a good life.
Takadanobaba (3 years ago)
LOL
2CBflyable (4 years ago)
I watched the entire video instead of studying for my CRE exam an loved it.
Theo Ong (4 years ago)
brilliant lecturer!
Curtis Tan (4 years ago)
Hmm... he does seem to try to bring interesting tidbits into the lecture.
Abner (4 years ago)
i recently graduated from ChE, i wish we had TA's for the ChE classes man, you  had to eat those books man, and solve problems by intuition, which is not bad, but u where never sure if you did them correctly o well....
刘绍晨 (5 years ago)
Where can i get the courseware or the handout of this lesson?
Emmanuel Manzo (5 years ago)
This professor is the best one I ever took.
yoegyone (5 years ago)
His stories are AMAZING!!!! Video starts at 20:40
Anil Bhujel (5 years ago)
Let's get it out there. I'm envious towards my pal. He has actually been alone always. Then again, he mind-fucked a catalogue model to tell him she is head over heels in love with him in under a thirty day period. How can that be manageable? He smiled and told me he tried the Cupid Love System (Google it!) I wish someone beautiful told me they loved me... I've never witnessed him so fulfilled. Kind of makes me sick.
Anton Scridon (5 years ago)
A++ for the teacher
koZmo .seVen (5 years ago)
This is great that these are online and available for free. Fantastic.
cooljokebro (5 years ago)
This guy is awesome his sense of humour... A++
Jionni Marrs (5 years ago)
fail. read what you wrote
Khalid Akash (5 years ago)
It means teaching assistant

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