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CV3015 Environmental Engineering

[Lecture: 26 hr; Tutorial: 13 hr; Lab: 0 hr; Pre-requisite: CV1012; Academic Unit: 3]


Learning Objective :

To provide the students with an overview of general environmental engineering principles

Course Content :

Water quality. Physical, chemical, and biological unit processes for water and wastewater treatment. Solid waste management. Air quality and control.

Course Outline :

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Topic

1.

Introduction to environmental engineering.

2.

Water use and demand. Water quality and standards.

3.

Water treatment processes: preliminary treatment processes; coagulation and flocculation; sedimentation; filtration; disinfection; and other treatment processes.

4.

Wastewater characteristics, composition and generation.

5.

Fundamentals of Biological Treatment: kinetics, population dynamics

6.

Wastewater treatment processes: trickling filters, activated sludge process, sludge treatment

7.

Introduction to solid waste management: generation, minimization, collection, treatment and disposal of municipal wastes

8.

Air quality: pollutant source and characterization. Emission standards. Air pollution control

Learning Outcome :

The course will equip the students with fundamentals on water and air quality. The students will be capable of designing simple unit processes for water and wastewater treatment.

Textbooks :

Hammer and Hammer, “Water and Wastewater Technology”. 5th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005.

References :

  • Metcalf and Eddy, “Wastewater Engineering”, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill, 2003.
  • Vesilind, Worrel and Reinhart, “Solid Waste Engineering”. Brooks/Cole, 2002.
  • Viessman and Hammer, “Water Supply and Pollution Control”. 7th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.​