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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 School of Engineering Course Listing Bioresource Engineering 127  

Bioresource Engineering 127

Bioresource engineering courses with the administrative code 11 are taught by Cook College. The following 127 courses are relevant for the bioresource engineering student.


11:127:100Introduction to Bioresource Engineering (1) Overview of specializations within bioresource engineering. Expanding role of biological and environmental sciences in engineering. Analysis of selected problems. Review of professional opportunities.
11:127:240Elements of Horticultural Engineering (3) Elements of controlled environment horticulture in crop production systems: greenhouse design, environmental control, intensive plant production methods, and postharvest handling and storage.
11:127:290Biosystems Engineering Measurements (3) Measurement principles including error analysis and transducers. Statistical analysis of experimental data. Electrical measurements. AC and DC circuits. Frequency response and transient analysis. Measurement and interpretation of physical properties of biological materials. Prerequisite: 01:750:227 or equivalent. Pre- or corequisite: 14:332:373 or equivalent.
11:127:413Unit Processes in Bioenvironmental Engineering I (3) Application of theoretical concepts from mass, momentum, heat transfer, and reaction kinetics to the design and analysis of unit processes in environmental engineering, with an emphasis on physicochemical operations. Prerequisite: 14:155:303 or 14:180:387 or 14:650:312.
11:127:414Unit Processes in Bioenvironmental Engineering II (3) Biological principles and operations, including microbial ecology, stoichiometry and kinetics of organic contaminant degradation and biomass growth, modeling of ideal biochemical reactors, design criteria for several named biochemical operations used for wastewater treatment. Prerequisites: 01:447:390, 11:127:413, or permission of instructor.
11:127:423Bioenvironmental Engineering Unit Processes Laboratory I (1) Demonstration of physicochemical operations used in the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater, including coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, carbon adsorption, chemical oxidation, heat transfer, oxygen transfer, and residence time distribution. Prerequisite: 01:160:171 or equivalent. Corequisite: 11:127:413.
11:127:424Bioenvironmental Engineering Unit Processes Laboratory II (1) Demonstration of biochemical operations used in the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater, including biodegrad- ability and biodegradation kinetics, energy balance in a biological reactor, respirometry, activated sludge, anaerobic toxicity, and aerobic digestion. Prerequisite: 01:160:171 or equivalent. Corequisite: 11:127:414.
11:127:450Applied Instrumentation and Control (4) Digital electronics, advanced sensing techniques, signal conditioning. Computer-based data acquisition, analysis, and control applications. Prerequisite: 11:127:290 or equivalent.
11:127:462Design of Solid Waste Treatment Systems (3) Design of integrated solid waste management systems, including waste minimization, collection, composting, materials recovery, recycling, incineration, and landfilling. Open only to junior and senior engineering students.
11:127:468Hazardous Waste Treatment Engineering (3) Engineering and process design aspects of hazardous waste management. Waste reduction and recovery, waste treatment, and site remediation. Case studies. Engineering solutions to model hazardous waste problems. Prerequisites: 11:127:413, 01:160:209, 14:180:382, 01: 447:390, or permission of instructor.
11:127:474Air Pollution Engineering (3) Engineering design techniques for air quality control. Control of particulate and gas emissions from stationary sources. Control of mobile source emissions. Design for indoor air quality and regional air quality control. Prerequisite: 14:155:303 or 14:180:387 or 14:650:312 or permission of instructor.
11:127:488Bioresource Engineering Design I (2) Design morphology. Case studies and special design problems. Solutions developed using creative design processes that include analysis, synthesis, and iterative decision making. Safety and professional ethics. Open only to seniors in bioresource engineering.
11:127:489Bioresource Engineering Design II (2) Completion of bioresource engineering senior design project. Evaluation. Presentation of final report. Prerequisite: 11:127:488.
11:127:490Structural Design and Environmental Control (3) Functional requirements and design aspects for controlled environment plant production systems, including structures, energy flows and balances, and environmental control equipment. Prerequisites: 14:180:215, 243.
11:127:491Phytomation (3) Analysis and design of mechanization and automation for controlled environment plant production systems with special emphasis on flexible automation, machine vision, mechatronics, and knowledge-based systems. Prerequisites: 14:440:221, 222.
11:127:492Energy Conversion for Biological Systems (3) Principles of energy conversion techniques and their application to various biomechanical systems, including solar energy systems, compostation, methane and alcohol production, and the internal combustion engine. Prerequisite: 14:650:351.
11:127:493Unit Processes for Biological Materials (3) Theory and design of unit operations for handling and processing of biological materials with emphasis on particulate solids separation, comminution, mixing, heat transfer, dehydration, and process control. Pre- or corequisite: 14:155:308 or 14:650:351.
11:127:494Land and Water Resources Engineering (3) Engineering aspects of land and water conservation: basic hydrology, soil-water-plant relationships, surface and subsurface drainage, flood control, irrigation, and groundwater pollution. Prerequisite: 14:180:387.
11:127:495Environmental Systems Analysis for Engineers (3) Principles of procedural and heuristic systems analysis. Overview of mathematical modeling. Techniques of simulation and optimization. Topics of applied intelligence. Solutions for environmental engineering problems by systems analysis methods. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
11:127:496Planning and Design of Land Treatment Systems (3) Engineering design of land treatment systems for municipal and industrial wastewater, including spray irrigation, overland flow, infiltration/percolation, and subsurface soil absorption systems. Facilities planning. Prerequisite: 14:180:387.
11:127:497,498Special Problems in Bioresource Engineering (BA,BA) Studies of special interest in some selected area of bioresource engineering. Prerequisite: Permission of department.
 
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