Environmental Engineering (ENV ENG)

ENV ENG 5000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department.

ENV ENG 5001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ENV ENG 5070 Teaching Engineering (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to teaching objectives and techniques. Topics include: using course objectives to design a course; communication using traditional and cutting-edge media; textbook selection; assessment of student learning; grading; student learning styles; cooperative/active learning; and student discipline. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Co-listed with Eng Mgt 5070, Comp Eng 5070, Elec Eng 5070, Civ Eng 5070).

ENV ENG 5360 Water Resources And Wastewater Engineering (LEC 3.0)

Application of engineering principles to the planning and design of multipurpose projects involving water resources development and wastewater collection/treatment/disposal systems. Latest concepts in engineering analysis are applied to evaluation of alternative solutions. Prerequisites: Civ Eng 3333, 3335, 3615. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5360).

ENV ENG 5605 Environmental Systems Modeling (LEC 3.0)

Introductory course in modeling environmental systems. Course will focus on contaminant fate and transport in the environment. Models will be developed that will include physical, chemical and biological reactions and processes that impact this fate. Prerequisites: Env Eng/Civ Eng 2601, Env Eng/Civ Eng 2602 and Env Eng/ Civ Eng 3603; or Graduate standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5605).

ENV ENG 5619 Environmental Engineering Design (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Functional design of water and wastewater facilities and other environmental cleanup systems. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 3615 or Env Eng 3615. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5619).

ENV ENG 5630 Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater And Soil (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Course covers current in-situ and ex-situ remediation technologies. Current literature and case studies are utilized to provide the focus for class discussions and projects. Prerequisites: Civ Eng 3615, Geo Eng 5237 or Graduate Standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5630).

ENV ENG 5635 Phytoremediation and Natural Treatment Systems: Science and Design (LEC 3.0)

Students learn the scientific basics of chemical transport in soil and groundwater and learn fundamental plant physiology and processes. Students then learn how these processes are utilized in design of phytoremediation and natural treatment systems, including the most up to date literature and design guidance available. Prerequisites: Env Eng 3615 or Civ Eng 3615 or graduate standing.

ENV ENG 5640 Environmental Law And Regulations (LEC 3.0)

This course provides comprehensive coverage of environmental laws and regulations dealing with air, water, wastewater, and other media. The primary focus is permitting, reporting, and compliance protocols. The course topics include U.S. and international legal systems and judicial processes, liability, enforcement, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act (NPDES) permitting), Safe Drinking Water Act, OSGA, TSCA, RCRA, and CERCLA. Case studies will be emphasized. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5640).

ENV ENG 5642 Sustainability, Population, Energy, Water, and Materials (LEC 3.0)

This course will examine the concepts regarding the continued advancement of humankind while maintaining our ecological niche on earth. Key topics include: population growth, poverty, and impacts of development; energy consumption, sources, storage, conservation and policy; water quality and quantity; materials and building; and policy implications. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5642 and Arch Eng 5642).

ENV ENG 5650 Public Health Engineering (LEC 3.0)

A comprehensive course dealing with the environmental aspects of public health. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 2601 with grade of "C" or better. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5650).

ENV ENG 5660 Introduction To Air Pollution (LEC 3.0)

Introduction to the field of air pollution dealing with sources, effects, federal legislation, transport and dispersion and principles of engineering control. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 3330 or equivalent; or graduate standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5660).

ENV ENG 5662 Air Pollution Control Methods (LEC 3.0)

Study of the design principles and application of the state-ofthe-art control techniques to gaseous and particulate emissions from fossil fuel combustion, industrial and transportation sources. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 3330 or equivalent; or graduate standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5662).

ENV ENG 5665 Indoor Air Pollution (LEC 3.0)

By developing a practical understanding of indoor air pollution sources, physics, chemistry and consequences, students will learn how radon, cigarette smoke, VOCs from furnishings, and so forth affect indoor air quality and apply engineering analyses to specify ventilation rates, choose furnishings and minimize occupant exposure to pollutants. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 2601 or Mech Eng 5571 or Graduate Status. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5665 and Arch Eng 5665).

ENV ENG 5670 Solid Waste Management (LEC 3.0)

A systematic study of the sources, amounts and characteristics of solid wastes and methods used for their collection, reclamation, and ultimate disposal. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 2601 with grade of "C" or better; or graduate standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 5670).

ENV ENG 6000 Special Problems (IND 0.0-6.0)

Problems or readings on specific subjects or projects in the department. Consent of the instructor required.

ENV ENG 6001 Special Topics (LEC 0.0-6.0)

This course is designed to give the department an opportunity to test a new course. Variable title.

ENV ENG 6010 Seminar (IND 0.0)

Discussion of current topics.

ENV ENG 6040 Oral Examination (IND 0.0)

After completion of all other program requirements, oral examinations for on-campus M.S./Ph.D. students may be processed during intersession. Off-campus M.S. students must be enrolled in oral examination and must have paid an oral examination fee at the time of the defense/comprehensive examination (oral/ written). All other students must enroll for credit commensurate with uses made of facilities and/or faculties. In no case shall this be for less than three (3) semester hours for resident students.

ENV ENG 6099 Research (IND 0.0-15)

Investigations of an advanced nature leading to the preparation of a thesis or dissertation. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ENV ENG 6600 Chemical Principles In Environmental Engineering (LEC 3.0)

The course develops fundamental chemical and physical principles underlying environmental engineering systems including drinking water, groundwater, and wastewater treatment; and natural environmental processes. Topics include adsorption, complex formation, acid-base equilibria, solubility, mass transfer and diffusion, electrochemistry, and chemical kinetics. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6600).

ENV ENG 6601 Biological Principles In Environmental Engineering Systems (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Course covers the fundamental biological and biochemical principles involved in natural and engineered biological systems. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6601).

ENV ENG 6602 Environmental Chemistry (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

This course covers the fundamental and applied aspects of environmental chemistry including inorganic, organic, and analytical chemical principles. The course emphasizes the aquatic environmental and covers gas laws and solubility, chemical modeling, equilibria, acid-base and complexation relationships, oxidation and photochemical reactions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in engineering or science curricula. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6602).

ENV ENG 6608 Environmental Engineering Analysis Laboratory (LAB 2.0 and LEC 1.0)

Environmental Engineering analytical principles and techniques applied to the quantitative measurement of water, wastewater and natural characteristics, and application of advanced instrumentation methods in Environmental Engineering. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 2601 or equivalent, with a grade of "C" or better. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6608).

ENV ENG 6611 Physicochemical Operations In Environmental Engineering Systems (LEC 3.0)

Course covers physicochemical operations and design in water, wastewater and aqueous hazardous waste treatment systems including coagulation, precipitation, sedimentation, filtration, gas transfer, chemical oxidation and disinfection, adsorption, ion exchange. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 3330 or equivalent. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6611 and Chem Eng 6330).

ENV ENG 6612 Biological Operations In Environmental Engineering Systems (LEC 3.0)

Course covers biological operations and design in water, wastewater and aqueous hazardous waste treatment systems including modeling of biological treatment processes; and design of activated sludge systems, trickling filters, rotating biological contractors, lagoons, nitrification and denitrification, and digestion process. Prerequisite: Civ Eng 3330 or equivalent. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6612).

ENV ENG 6671 Industrial And Hazardous Waste Treatment (LAB 1.0 and LEC 2.0)

Course covers fundamentals of industrial and hazardous wastewater treatment systems and characterization including physical, chemical and biological processes and laboratory pilot plant investigations. (Co-listed with Civ Eng 6671).

ENV ENG 6940 Philosophy of Scientific Research (LEC 3.0)

Organization and planning of research. Introduction to the philosophy and management of scientific research, particularly issues related to ethics, plagiarism, ownership of intellectual properties, research techniques, technical presentations and time management. The course will address these issues by integrating with case studies. (Co-listed with Chem Eng 6340, IDE 425, Civ Eng 6940, Elec Eng 6810, Comp Eng 6810).

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