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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 School of Engineering Course Listing Environmental Engineering 366  

Environmental Engineering 366

The courses in Environmental Engineering (366) are currently listed under the subject code 117.
11:117:100 Introduction to Bioenvironmental Engineering (1) Overview of specializations within bioenvironmental engineering. Expanding role of biological and environmental sciences in engineering. Analysis of selected problems. Review of professional opportunities.
11:117:323 Environmental Fate and Transport for Engineers (3) Fundamental principles of physical and chemical processes including mass and energy balance approaches, phase partitioning, reaction kinetics, mass transfer, advection and dispersion. Topics include: (1) toxicity and risk assessment; (2) systems and processes characterization; (3) chemical thermodynamics and kinetics; (4) diffusion and mass transfer; (5) continuity equations; (6) transport in surface water and groundwater systems. It emphasizes how to simplify extremely complex systems so that solutions and conceptual design can be obtained. Prerequisites: 01:640:251; 01:750:227; 11:375:202; or permission by instructor.
11:117:333 Environmental Engineering Analysis Tools (3) This course applies state-of-the-art environmental engineering tools in analyzing problems and creating solutions and designs. Tools include, as examples, measurement tools and techniques, programming languages and software for graphics, statistical analysis, and modeling. Tools may vary with current engineering practice.
Prerequisites: 14:440:127 and 14:180:215 or 14:180:216.
11:117:413 Unit Processes in Environmental Engineering I (3) Physical and chemical processes and operations commonly applied for water and wastewater treatment, including coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, adsorption, ion exchange, membrane separation, precipitation, oxidation, and disinfection; principles of chemical reaction kinetics; modeling of ideal and non-ideal batch and flow-through reactors. Prerequisites: 01:640:244; 11:117:323 (or 11:375:203).
11:117:414 Unit Processes in Environmental Engineering II (3) Biological principles and operations for wastewater treatment, bioremediation, and energy production including: microbial ecology; energetics, stoichiometry, and kinetics of microbial growth; kinetics of pollution degradation; modeling of ideal bioreactors; design criteria for specific wastewater treatment processes; and new developments in use of microorganisms in environmental engineering. Prerequisite: 11:375:201 and 11:117:413 (or permission by instructor).
11:117:423 Environmental Engineering Unit Processes Laboratory I (1) Demonstration of physicochemical operations used in drinking water and wastewater treatment, including reactor design and residence time distribution, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, carbon adsorption, chemical oxidation, and oxygen transfer. Prerequisite: 11:117:323 Corequisite: 11:117:413.
11:117:424 Unit Processes in Environmental Engineering Laboratory II (1) Demonstration and investigation of biological processes used in the treatment of wastewater, including: natural biological processes in biotreatment ponds; biodegradability and biodegradation kinetics; activated sludge reactors; anaerobic digestion for bioenergy production; use of laboratory methods and analytical equipment to assess biological processes; and introduction to activated sludge simulation software. Prerequisites: 01:117:423 and 01:160:211. Corequisite: 11:117:414.
11:117:450 Applied Instrumentation and Control (4) This class will develop an understanding of how to conduct experiments involving the collection of field data and the various tools and techniques required to do so.
Prerequisite: 11:375:203.
11:117:462 Design of Solid Waste Treatment Systems (3) Analysis and design of integrated solid waste management systems, including waste minimization, quantity estimates, waste characteristics, life-cycle thinking in waste management, collection, composting and anaerobic digestion, materials recovery, recycling, waste-to-energy, and landfilling. Prerequisites: 11:375:201 and 01:640:152 and 14:180:215.
11:117:468 Hazardous Waste Treatment Engineering (3) Engineering and process design aspects of hazardous waste management. Waste reduction and recovery, waste treatment, and site remediation. Case studies and engineering solutions to model hazardous waste problems. Prerequisite: 11:117:413 or permission by instructor.
11:117:474 Air 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: 14:180:387 or 14:650:312.
11:117:488 Environmental Engineering Capstone 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 environmental engineering. Prerequisite:  11:117:423.
11:117:489 Environmental Engineering Capstone Design II (2) Completion of bioenvironmental engineering senior design project. Evaluation. Presentation of final report. Prerequisite: 11:117:488.  Only open to seniors in Environmental engineering.
11:117:494 Contaminant Hydrogeology Engineering (3) Principles of groundwater hydrology and pollution. Development of mathematical formulations for describing pollutant movement in groundwater systems. Examination of control measures. Discussion of case studies. Introduction to and application of MODFLOW.
Prerequisite: 11:375:423.
11:117:495 Surface Water Quality Modeling (3) Formulation and solution of mathematical models as applied to surface water quality systems. Techniques of simulation and validation using case studies. Prerequisite: 11:375:423.
11:117:496 Planning 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 or 14:650:312.
11:117:497,498 Special Problems in Environmental Engineering (BA,BA) Studies of special interest in some selected area of environmental engineering. Prerequisite: Permission of department.
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