Subject: Environmental Engineering
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours and 1 Tutorial hours
College: Engineering
Department: Civil Geol and Enviro Engnring

Description

Population, economic growth, industrialization, urbanization and energy-use, as causes of environmental pollution. Mass and energy balance for environmental engineering systems under steady state and unsteady state conditions. Contaminant partitioning and transport in air, water and solids. Application of environmental principles (technical and non-technical) to: water resource management, water and wastewater treatment, air pollution control, solid waste management, environmental impact assessment, and environmental ethics. Thermal pollution, noise pollution, greenhouse effect, acid precipitation, ozone depletion, air toxics, and ground-level ozone and fine particulates (photochemical smog). Sustainable development and life cycle analysis. Review of the principles of environmental quality objectives, standards and guidelines.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): [EN First Year Common Core and (BIOL 120 and CHEM 115) or (BIOL 120 and GEOL 121) or (CHEM 115 and GEOL 121)] or EN Two Year Common Core.
Note: Students with credit for ENVE 300 will not receive credit for this course.

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