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course outline :

 

Compulsory Course

Course No.
Course Title
Credit Hours
EN-515
Air Pollution and Control
3
EN-523
Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
3
EN-504 /
EN-524
Advanced Wastewater Treatment Engineering & Design /
Wastewater Engineering
3
EN-506 /
EN-525
Physico Chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering /
Physico Chemical Processes
3
EN-512 /
EN-526
Municipal & Hazardous Solid Waste Management Practices /
Solid Waste Management
3


Elective Courses

Course No.
Course Title
Credit Hours
EN-501
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
3
EN-502
Environmental Applied Sciences
3
EN-503
Advanced Mathematics
3
EN-508
Environment Impact Assessment
3
EN-509
Modeling in Environmental Engineering
3
EN-510
Process Dynamics in Environmental Systems
3
EN-511
Environmental Management
3
EN-513
Industrial Waste Treatment & Disposal
3
EN-514
Water Resources Managment
3
EN-516
Environmental Health
3
EN-517
Water Supply and Sewer System Design
3
EN-518
Sustainable Development and Appropriate Technology
3
EN-519
Introduction to Ocean and Coastal Engineering
3
EN-520
Marine Pollution and Control
3
EN-521
Special Topics in Environmental Engineering
3
EN-600
Independent Study Project
6
EN-601
Dissertation
9


5.5.1 Detailed Contents of Courses for the M. Engg. Program in Environmental Engineering


COMPULSORY COURSES

EN-515
Air Pollution and Control
 

Physical and chemical composition of the atmosphere; Physical and chemical characteristics of gaseous and particulate air pollutants; Air pollution meteorology; Classification, pathways and atmospheric reactions of air pollutants; Air quality criteria and emission standards (national and international); Impacts of air pollutants on living and non-living environments; Dispersion modelling of air pollutants; Air quality management philosophies and strategies; Monitoring / control techniques and strategies for air pollutants Carbon footprinting

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EN-523
Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
 
Standard Methods for Testing Data Quality, Quality Control / Quality Assurance Procedures, Introduction to ISO 17025 (Laboratory Management), Collection of Samples, Preservation Techniques, Safety Rules for Laboratory, Calibration of Instruments.

Analytical Techniques: Colorimetry, Gravimetric, and Electro Chemical Methods, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry and Gas Chromatography.

Performance and Determination of Physical / Chemical Characteristics of Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Soils and Air, Microbiological Examinations of Water and Wastewater, Toxicity Tests for Aquatic Organisms.

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EN-504/
EN-524
Advanced Wastewater Treatment Engineering and Design /
Wastewate Engineering
 

Pre-design Studies, Wastewater characteristics; Pretreatment; Primary Treatment; Reactor design; Process Kinetics; Biological Treatment (aerobic and anaerobic); Suspended-growth processes: activated-sludge, sequencing batch reactor and aerated lagoons; Attached-growth processes: trickling filter and rotating biological contactor; Natural treatment systems: ponds and constructed wetlands

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EN-506 /
EN-525
Physico Chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering /
Physico Chemical Processes
 

Coagulation and Flocculation, Sedimentation, Filtration, Adsorption, Ion-Exchange, Membrane Processes, Chemical Oxidation, Distillation, Corrosion, Disinfection Sludge management

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EN-512/
EN-526
Municipal and Hazardous Solid Waste Management Practices /
Solid Waste Management
 

Waste generation; waste classification; Waste collection; Transfer and transport of solid waste; Waste characterization; sampling and analyzing wastes; Waste reduction & recycling; Thermal treatment: incineration, gasification, pyrolysis, combined heat and power, waste to energy; Composting; Anaerobic digestion (biogas); Landfilling; Bioremediation of contaminated sites

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ELECTIVE COURSES

EN-501
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
 

Characteristics of Natural Resources, Ecology and Eco Systems, Cycles in Nature, Environmental Quality Objectives, Environmental Legislation, Standards and Technologies, Interrelations of Air, Water Pollutions and Solid Waste Management, Radiation, Noise Pollution, Effect of Pathogens and Chemicals on Health, Economics of Environmental Pollution Control.

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EN-502
Environmental Applied Sciences
 

Physical, Chemical and Biochemical Properties of Water, Wastewater, Air, and Solid Waste, Aquatic Chemistry and Sediment Characteristics, Basic Principles of Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology with Emphasis on Energetic, Biogeochemistry Cycling and Interactions among Biological Populations and Influence of Environmental Factors on the Growth and Distributions of Biological Life in Different Environments, Concepts of Biotechnology as Applied to the Pollution Control and Waste Conversion.

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EN-503
Advance Mathematics
 
Part - 1 Numerical Analysis
Error Analysis and Computer Arithmetic, Linear Systems of Algebraic Equations, Solution of Large System of Linear Algebraic Equations, Nonlinear Algebraic Equations, Finite Difference, Polynomial Approximation for Equally and Unequally Spaced Arguments, Interpolation and Extrapolation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration.

Part - 11 Probability & Statistics.
Probability: Definitions, Sample Space, Events, Laws of Probability, Conditional Probability, Dependent and Independent Events, Review of Measures of Central Tendency and Measures of Dispersion.

Random Variable: Introduction, Distribution Function, Discrete Random Variable and its Probability Distribution, Continuous Random Variable and its Probability Density Function, Mathematical Expectation of a Random Variable, Moment Generating Functions.

Probability Distribution: Binomial, Poisson, Uniform, Exponential and Normal Distribution Functions and their Approximation to Poisson Distribution.

Sampling and Estimation, Statistical Tests, Regression Analysis, Analysis of Variants, Design of Experiments.

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EN-508
Environmental Impact Assessment
 

Purpose and Aims of EIA, Environmental Issues and Priorities, Environmental Laws and Regulations in Pakistan, Pak-EPA Standard Guidelines for the Preparation and Reviews of Environmental Reports, Framework for Environmental Assessment as Recommended by International Agencies, Public Involvement, Screening, Scoping, EIA Methods and Techniques, Mitigation Measures, EIA Reporting, Review of EIA Quality, Decision Making, Environmental Management Plan and Monitoring, Case Histories and Case Studies.

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EN-509
Modeling in Environmental Engineering
 

Fundamental Principles of Deterministic and Stochastic Modeling applied to Environmental Problems, Utilisation of Mathematical Software for the Development of Computer Models and Simulation related to Treatment Plant Performance, Stream and Lake Modeling and Contaminant Dispersion in Air, Water and Soil

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EN-510
Process Dynamics in Environmental Systems
 

Dynamics of Transformation in Processes in Natural and Engineered Environmental Systems, Application of Ideal and Non-ideal Reactor Concepts to System Modeling, Energetics and Rates of Mass Transport and Reaction Processes in Surface and Groundwater, Treatment Operations and other Systems of Concern in Environmental Engineering.

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EN-511
Environmental Management
 

Environmental Organisation, Legislation, Standards, Monitoring and Compliance Assurance, Environmental Economics, Regional Development, Planning, Environmental Decision-Making for Industries. NEQA, ISO- 14000, and Occupational Safety,  Hazards Regulations and Risk Analysis.

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EN-513
Industrial Waste Treatment and Disposal
 

Evaluation of Industrial Waste Problems, Legislation, Characteristics of Wastes Produced from Industry and Case Studies on Application of Engineering Principles and Processes for Pollution Prevention, Waste Treatment, Recovery and Disposal.

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EN-514
Water Resources Management
 

Metrology and Hydrologic Cycle, Precipitation, Infiltration and Evapotranspiration, Stream Flow Hydrographs, Flood Routing, Hydrograph Analysis, Ground Water Hydrology, Well Hydraulics, Application of Hydrology Problem (Volume and Peak Discharge Management, Water Logging Control, Water Quality Management etc.)

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EN-516
Environmental Health
 

Communicable Diseases, Water Borne Disease Control, Excrete Disposal and Disease Control, Health Hazards Related to Bathing Places and Plumbing, Vector and Rodent Born Disease Control, Health Relationship in Lighting, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Housing and Institution Hygiene, Disease Aspects of Occupational Health, Radiation Uses and Protection.

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EN-517
Water Supply and Sewer System Design
 

Design of Water Supply System, Storm Drains, Sanitary Sewers, Pumping Stations, HSR and Hydro-pneumatic System.

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EN-518
Sustainable Development & Appropriate Technology
 

Development Policies and their Economic and Social Implication, Urban and Rural Inter-relations and the effects on Employment, Migration and the Natural Environment, Urban Infrastructure System and Housing Program Related to General System Properties such as Scale, Regulation, Financing and Pricing Linking those to the Interpretations of Sustainable Development, Rational Use of Land and Water for Sustainable Regional Development.

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EN-519
Introduction to Ocean and Coastal Engineering
 

Fundamental Aspects of Incompressible Fluid Mechanics and its Applications to Analysis of Wave Motions, Circulations, and other Free Surface Flows in Coastal and Offshore Regions, Wave Spectra, Water-Level Fluctuation, Tides Dynamics, Oscillations and Storm Surges, Wind-Surges, Wind Generated Waves including Wave Statistics and Wave Spectra, Beaches, Sediment Transport in the Coastal Regime, Estuaries and Deltas, Response of Beaches to Wave Action and Structures, Tidal Inlets, Beach Nourishment, Wind Transport in Sand Dune Stabilisation.

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EN-520
Marine Pollution and Control
 

Effects of Pollution Discharges, Oil Spills, Coast Development, Beach Erosion, Channel Dredging and Changing Sea-Level on Marine Environment and Control Measures, Modeling for Pollution Dispersion, Study of Marine Biology (Organism, Fisheries and Mangroves), Coastal Geology and Estuarine Ecology, Marine Resources Management.

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EN-521
Special Topics in Environmental Engineering
 

GIS AND REMOTE SENSING
History and Scope of Remote Sensing, Electromagnetic Radiation, Photogrammetry, Mosaics, Digital Data, Satellite Characteristics, Image Resolution, Remote Sensing Imagery Types, Remote Sensing Satellites, Pre-Processing, Image Classification, Accuracy Assessment, Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing, ERDAS Imagine Software.

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