Course Description :

Overall view of environmental engineering with emphasis on hazardous waste management, water treatment, wastewater treatment, air pollution and its control, solid waste management, groundwater pollution and environmental regulations.

Specific Course Objectives :
  • Recognize the major regulations used to protect air and water quality.
  • Evaluate the fate of contaminants(Examples: BOD, chlorinated solvents, etc.) in natural and engineered environments using mass balances.
  • Utilize simple models (Batch, PF, CMFR) to describe contaminate fate.
  • Describe appropriate strategies/technologies to produce high quality drinking water.
  • Recommend appropriate strategies/technologies to produce high quality wastewater treatment plant effluents.
  • Relate drinking water and airborne contaminant standards to the protection of health using risk assessment protocols.
  • Describe the indoor, local, regional and global impacts of air pollution.
Course Prerequisite :
C- or better in each of the following: Chem 1035, Chem 1045, Math 1226, Phys 2305
Hours & Credits :
3H, 3C
Semester Offered :
Fall, Spring