ENGEV341-21B (HAM)

Environmental Engineering 2

15 Points

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Paper Description

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This paper covers the design, operation and management of unit processes used in environmental engineering including air, water, wastewater, stormwater, waste, soil, noise, treatment and control.

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Paper Structure

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The course will be taught using a combination of lectures, tutorials, reading, laboratory and field work .

Important Note for International Students: For international students in New Zealand under student visas, regular attendance is part of your visa obligation and is checked as a requirement on the University under the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students, to which the University is a signatory. Academic staff are formally required to monitor attendance in classes and submission of compulsory assessment events/items and to report to Waikato International in the event that any problem with irregular attendance or non-submission is not resolved.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Design and size water treatment unit processes including inlet works, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection (WA1, 3)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Test 1 (1)
    Lab and field trip reports (4 and 4) (3)
  • Design and size wastewater treatment unit processes including screening, grit removal, primary settlement, secondary biological treatment, tertiary treatment (WA1, 3)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Test 1 (1)
    Lab and field trip reports (4 and 4) (3)
  • Design and size air discharge treatment unit processes including cyclones, filter bags, electrostatic precipitators, ammonia and sulfur scrubbers (WA1,3)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Test 2 (2)
    Lab and field trip reports (4 and 4) (3)
  • Contaminated soil remediation (WA1, 3)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Test 2 (2)
  • Design and size solid waste/sludge unit treatment processes including incineration, digestion, pyrolysis (WA1, 3)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Test 2 (2)
    Lab and field trip reports (4 and 4) (3)
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 50% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Test 1
20 Aug 2021
3:00 PM
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
2. Test 2
15 Oct 2021
3:00 PM
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
3. Lab and field trip reports (4 and 4)
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Exam
50
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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"Introduction to Environmental Engineering" by Cornwell and Davis, 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill.
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Recommended Readings

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"Environmental Engineering Science" by Nazaroff and Cohen.

"An Introduction to Environmental Engineering” By Vesilind, Morgan and Heine, 3rd Edition, Cengage Learning.

Brennan D, "Sustainable Process Engineering"

Smith R, "Chemical Process Design and Integration" 2nd edition

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Online Support

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This paper has a Moodle page (http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz) where class notices, assignments, and readings will be given (unless handed out in class).

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Workload

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3 Lectures per week for 12 weeks. 4 three hour labs and 4 three hour field trips over the 12 weeks. 10-12 hours per week reading, assignments and independent study.

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisites: ENGCV223 or ENGCB223 or ENGME221 or ENGEV241 or ENGME221 or ENGME323.

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ENMP341

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