Environmental Engineering-I (CE4712)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Introduction To Environmental Engineering, Mackenzie L. D., David A. C., 4th Edition

Reference Book(s)

Water Supply And Sewerage, Terence J. M., 6th Edition

Environmental Engineering, Howard S. P., Rowe D. R., George T.,  7th Edition 

Course Objectives

1. To introduce the concept of environmental pollution, contamination and its sources particularly in context to water. 2. To learn principles of environmental engineering applied to the design and implementation of water supply schemes.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Have knowledge about environment, water, sanitary engineering particularly related to air, noise and water pollution

CLO:2            Understand the water management i.e. water supply, demand and distribution

CLO:3            Learn about water quality & its testing and treatment techniques.

Course Contents

Introduction

  • Environment Engineering

  • Water Engineering
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Air & Noise Pollution

2.      Water Pollution

  • Water chemistry and characteristics
  • Introduction to sources of pollution
  • Effects on water quality
  • Control parameters

 

  1. 3.      Water Demand and Supply
  • Population forecast
  • Water uses & consumption
  • Types and variations in demand
  • Maximum demand & fire demand

 

  1. 4.      Water Quality
  • Water impurities & their health significance
  • Water quality guidelines/standards (US. & WHO, etc)
  • Water quality monitoring

 

  1. 5.      Water Sampling and Testing
  • Sampling techniques and examination of water (physical, chemical and microbiological parameters)
  • Water borne diseases

 

  1. 6.      Water Treatment
  • Treatment of surface & ground water
  • Screening, (types of settling), coagulation and flocculation
  • Filtration
  • Design aspects of slow sand and rapid sand filters and their operations
  • Pressure filters
  • Membrane Technology (Reverse Osmosis, Ultrafiltration)

 

  1. 7.      Miscellaneous Water Treatment Techniques
  • Fluoridation, Iron & Manganese removal
  • Water softening methods
  • Water disinfection and chemicals
  • Chlorination
  • Emergency treatment methods
  • Ozone
  • Ultraviolet

 

  1. 8.      Water Distribution
  • Layout and design of water transmission works and distribution networks
  • Service reservoirs
  • Fixtures and their installation
  • Tapping of water mains
  • Urban and Rural Water Supply

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                     CLO’s

CLO-1

(Basic Knowledge)

CLO-2

 (Water Management)

CLO-3

 (Water Quality and Treatment Techniques)

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

 

 

 

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

 

 

 

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

Final Exam (40-45%)