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At the end of this module, students will be able to: Describe the impact of air pollution on human health; Outline the regulatory standards and legal aspects of air pollutant emissions; Describe the major sources of air pollution; Explain the principles of meteorology and climate change; Outline the main methods for measuring concentrations of gases and odours; Describe the operation of air pollution control systems; Explain the principles of atmospheric dispersion modelling; Apply mathematical equations to solve air pollution problems.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Students should have studied science or engineering subjects.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Air pollution topics||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Contribution to online discussion board||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Air pollution report||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Meteorology and climate change||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback provided post-assessment.
|Mr Gerard Murphy||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|