CHEN40010 Environmental Engineering

Academic Year 2021/2022

To be familiar with and under stand the need for environmental legislation. To apply engineering principles to the design and specification of pollution control processes and to use quantitative methods to understand the impact of anthropogenic activity on the environment.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able:1. To explain the nature and causes of pollution and to discuss regulations governing pollution in Ireland and the European Union. 2. To show a detailed understanding of the design methodologies for selected physical, chemical and biological abatement technologies for effluent streams of relevance to the chemical and allied industries and to recommend effective treatment processes for such effluents. 3. To apply quantitative principles to determine the impact of pollution in selected systems e.g. Streeter-Phelps model for oxygen depletion in rivers and streams 4. To demonstrate an appreciation for the planning process and the environmental licensing of major industrial and municipal developments..

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

36

Autonomous Student Learning

88

Total

124

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module will be taught primarily through lectures, but will also include in class discussion and student lead learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: In Class and homework assignments Varies over the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

40

Class Test: End of semester Test MCQ + Numerical questions End of trimester MCQ n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

30

Assignment: Topical Environmental project Varies over the Trimester n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

30


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback will be give on project and problem sets

Name Role
Dr Recep Kaan Dereli Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Eoin Syron Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 Tues 15:00 - 16:50
Spring