Environmental Process Techology

Course code CHEE6690Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Provides students with a basic understanding of the principles underlying the behavior of air- and water-borne contaminants, by introducing the theoretical background associated with existing treatment technologies, and highlighting the challenges that engineers and scientists face in developing new technologies which meet increasingly stringent environmental guidelines, to provide a medium level capability in the theoretical and practical aspects of air and water pollution control to allow benefits and limitations of various treatment methods to be properly assessed.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Objectives1. The student can understand the principles of contaminant treatment technologies for various types of emissions.
2. The student can understand which treatment options apply in various pollution scenarios.
3. The student can do a preliminary assessment of the seriousness of the pollution
4. The student can carry out simple design of treatment processes
5. The student can assess the plausibility of his/her solution
Content1. Sources of air, water and soil contamination
2. Waste water treatment technology
3. Air pollution control
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeThe students are assumed to have completed their basic course in Thermofluids and Thermodynamics, Transport Phenomena and Calculus of Science and Engineering.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsField Study
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment in this course will consist of a formal examination, regular assignments and design project.

Refer to course outline for information
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Field Study: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks