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  • Environmental Engineering Sciences
    Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
    EESENV
    EES 3000L Environmental Science and Humanity Laboratory
    Credits: 1
    Field and laboratory instruction on ecosystems, environmental treatment and control systems, and methods of environmental analysis. Intended for junior level environmental science majors and minors. (B)
    EES 3008 Energy and Environment
    Credits: 3.
    Consideration of the energy basis for man and nature including principles of energy analysis, systems ecology and public policy. (P)
    EES 4005C Ecological Engineering
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2046; Coreq: EES 4203.
    Application of ecological and engineering principles to natural resource management and problem solving.
    EES 4050 Environmental Planning and Design
    Credits: 3.
    Principles and practices of environmental planning. Planning for and designing sustainable communities and regions. Exploration of quantitative methods for the evaluation of environmental impacts and analysis of carrying capacity of economic development. Exploration of theories of spatial and temporal organization of systems of humanity and nature.
    EES 4102 Wastewater Microbiology
    Credits: 2; Prereq: CHM 2046.
    General concepts in microbiology and cell biology with major emphasis on the role of microorganisms in polluted environments. (B)
    EES 4102L Environmental Biology Laboratory
    Credits: 1.
    Focuses on the biota (microorganisms, algae, zooplankton, fish, and plants) found in natural (lakes and wetlands) and engineered systems, ecological engineering approach to management of surface waters and ecological modeling.
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    EES 4103 Applied Ecology
    Credits: 2.
    Application of ecological principles to technological resource management and problem solving. (B)
    EES 4201 Water Chemistry
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2046 or CHM 2096 and MAC 2311 or MAC 2233.
    Kinetics and equilibrium of aqueous chemistry including acid-base, complexation, precipitation and redox equilibria. (P)
    EES 4203 Phase Partitioning in the Environment
    Credits: 4; Prereq: CHM 2046 or CHM 2096.
    A study of the fate of organic pollutants in the environment through application of principles of organic chemistry and chemical thermodynamics, including phase partitioning between environmental media.
    EES 4316 Industrial Ecology
    Credits: 3.
    Linkage of industrial activity with environmental and social sciences. Corporate environmental management and environmental ethics. Resources, laws and economics. Environmental account. Industrial products and processes and life cycle assessments. Case studies of corporate environmental policies.
    EES 4401 Public Health Engineering
    Credits: 3.
    Application of engineering principles to protect public health. Areas covered include water supply, waste treatment, air pollution, radiological health, occupational health, milk and food sanitation, vector control, solid wastes, and housing hygiene. (P)
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    ENV 3040C Computational Methods in Environmental Engineering
    Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 2313; Coreq: MAP 2302.
    Numerical modeling techniques and their application to environmental engineering. Use of personal computers and spreadsheets to solve numerical models. Solution techniques include numerical methods and their implementation using Excel and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).
    ENV 3930 Environmental Engineering Ethics Seminar
    Credits: 1.
    Intended for undergraduates majoring in environmental engineering. Lectures and discussion on ethics topics in environmental engineering sciences. (H)
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    ENV 4041C Environmental Analysis
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2046 and STA 3032.
    Theory and laboratory techniques for the analysis of air and water pollutants and basic concepts of ecosystems structure and analysis.
    ENV 4101 Elements of Atmospheric Pollution
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EES 4203 and PHY 2049.
    Sources, effects and regulation of air pollutants. Meteorology and dispersion of pollutants. Sampling and analysis of gaseous and particulate air pollutants. Photochemical air pollution and mobile sources. (P)
    ENV 4121 Air Pollution Control Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4101.
    Principles of particulate and gaseous emission control; design and operation of particulate and gas control equipment to meet federal emission standards.
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    ENV 4122 Design of Air Pollution Control System
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4101 and ENV 4121.
    Design of a complete air pollution control system including the industrial ventilation system needed to capture, transport and condition the hot, corrosive gases from an industrial process.
    ENV 4212 Nuclear Power Radioactive Waste Technology
    Credits: 3; Prereq: refer to the department.
    Characterization and description of low and high level radwastes, regulatory requirements and method of treatment. Transportation, burial and surveillance of radwaste. Decommissioning of nuclear facilities.
    ENV 4300 Solid Waste Containment Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4351; Coreq: ENV 4561 or CWR 4202.
    Design fundamentals of solid and hazardous waste landfills, waste piles, monofills and surface impoundments. Regulations, site requirements, sizing, liner design, leachate and gas management system design, operations and closure.
    ENV 4351 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
    Credits: 4; Prereq: EES 4201.
    Generation of solid and hazardous wastes. Collection, methods, equipment, costs and disposal. Rules, regulations and management systems for proper control of solid and hazardous wastes. Evaluation of engineering systems to minimize costs and regulatory problems. (P)
    ENV 4353 Solid Waste Systems Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4351.
    A capstone design experience focusing on the design of solid waste management systems such as landfills, waste-to-energy facilities, compost operations, recycling facilities and hazardous waste treatment/storage/disposal facilities.
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    ENV 4405 Nutrient Control and Water Reuse
    Credits: 3.
    Biological and physicochemical processes for advanced treatment of municipal wastewater. Reuse guidelines and applications.
    ENV 4411 Stormwater Control Systems
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EES 4201 or instructor permission.
    Chemical, physical, biological and hydrologic aspects of rainfall runoff and control through unit operations and processes (UOPs). Stormwater physical and chemical loads. Interactions between hydrologic processes, water chemistry, sediment transport, infrastructure materials and UOPs for treatment and reuse.
    ENV 4430 Water Treatment Process Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4514C and EES 4201.
    Design of selected water treatment processes including disinfection, air stripping, adsorption, ion exchange and membrane processes.
    ENV 4432 Potable Water System Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EES 4201 and ENV 4514C.
    Design of conventional water treatment operations, including reactor design, coagulation, flocculation, mixing, sedimentation, filtration, softening, disinfection and sludge management.
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    ENV 4501 Environmental Hydrology 1
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 3040C, or STA 3032 or the equivalent, or CWR 3201, or EGN 3353C.
    Surface and atmospheric hydrology. Hydrologic processes controlling streamflow events. Practical application to stormwater management.
    ENV 4506 Environmental Hydrology 2
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 3040C or CWR 3201 or EGN 3353C.
    Subsurface hydrology. Properties of porous media governing flow and chemical transport in the subsurface. Environmental site evaluation methods.
    ENV 4514C Water and Wastewater Treatment
    Credits: 3.
    Design of water and wastewater treatment units.
    ENV 4532 Wastewater System Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4514C; Coreq: ENV 4561 or CWR 4202.
    Detailed design and layout of gravity wastewater collection systems, pumping facilities, force mains, and a wastewater treatment plant. Emphasis on the preparation of design drawings and estimating costs.
    ENV 4561 Hydraulic Systems Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CWR 3201.
    Hydraulic design of water distribution systems, wastewater collection and disposal systems, and water and wastewater treatment plants.
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    ENV 4601 Environmental Resources Management
    Credits: 2. Prereq: ENV 3040C.
    Theory and application of engineering economics and systems analysis to the design of environmental management systems.
    ENV 4905 Individual Studies in Environmental Engineering Sciences
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 4 credits.
    Selected problems or projects in the student's major field of study.
    ENV 4912 Integrated Product and Process Design 1: Environmental Engineering Sciences
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4514C; Coreq: ENV 4121 or ENV 4351.
    The first part of a two-course sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget. Working closely with industry liaison engineers and a faculty coach, students gain practical experience in teamwork and communication, problem solving and engineering design, and develop leadership, management and people skills.
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    ENV 4913 Integrated Product and Process Design 2: Environmental Engineering Sciences
    Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4912.
    The second part of the sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget. Working closely with industry liaison engineers and a faculty coach, students gain practical experience in teamwork and communication, problem solving and engineering design, and develop leadership, management and people skills
    ENV 4932 Special Problems in Environmental Engineering Sciences
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 4 credits.
    Special problems in environmental engineering science.
    ENV 4949 Co-op Work Experience
    Credits: 1; Prereq: EG classification.
    One term industrial employment including extra work according to a pre-approved outline. Practical engineering work under industrial supervisor, as set forth in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering regulations. (S-U)
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