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Environmental Engineering Courses
CEE6310 - Process Principles-EnvE - (3-0-3) Principles that can be used in the analysis and modeling of environmental engineering processes, including material and energy balances, mass transfer, and reaction engineering.
CEE6311 - Microbial Principles - (3-0-3) Microbiological principles with emphasis on microbial nutrition and growth, inhibition and control of growth, biochemical thermodynamics, metabolic pathways, enzyme and microbial kinetics.
CEE6312 - Chemical Principles-EnvE - (3-0-3) Fundamental principles of chemical equilibria and environmental organic chemistry in dilute aqueous systems with emphasis on chemical speciation and environmental engineering applications.
CEE6313 - Fate of Contaminants - (3-0-3) Effects of physical, chemical, and biological processes on the fate and transport of contaminants in unsaturated and saturated porous media.
CEE6319 - Environmental Laboratory - (2-3-3) Laboratory exercises and discussions for the understanding of fundamental chemical analytical, physicochemical, and applied microbiological principles in environmental engineering.
CEE6330 - Physicochemical Process - (3-0-3) Theory and application of the physical and chemical processes of coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, softening, filtration, and disinfection in water and wastewater treatment.
CEE6331 - Biological Processes - (3-0-3) Microbial growth kinetics and bioenergetics, theory, modeling, and application of biological processes employed in water, wastewater, and hazardous waste treatment systems as well as subsurface bioremediation.
CEE6332 - Separation Processes - (3-0-3) Theory and applications of the physical and chemical processes of sorption, membrane separation, and absorption in both gas-phase and liquid-phase environmental engineering systems.
CEE6333 - Hazard Waste Remediation - (3-0-3) Selection, design and implementation of hazardous waste site remediation technologies including pump-and-treat, soil vapor extraction, thermal processes, bioremediation, surfactant flushing, and barrier-treatment walls.
CEE6340 - Solid-Liquid Separations - (3-0-3) Characterization, stabilization, conditioning, thickening, dewatering, conversion, recovery, transportation, and disposal of air, water, and wastewater treatment residues.
CEE6341 - Industrial Wastes - (2-3-3) A review of current policies and approaches in industrial waste treatment, and application of engineering principles and processes for waste treatment, recovery, and disposal.
CEE6342 - Solid Wastes - (2-3-3) An introduction of the current regulations and fundamentals of solid waste management, characterization, handling, recycling, transportation, and final disposal systems.
CEE6343 - Membrane Processes - (3-0-3) An introduction of the theories of membrane separation processes with special emphasis on desalination, softening, THM precurors reduction using reverse osmosis and nanofiltration.
CEE6350 - Adv Environmental Chem - (3-0-3) Chemical behavior of inorganic and organic compounds in natural waters. Topics include chemistry of metal ions, partitioning and distribution of organic pollutants, surface reactions.
CEE6351 - Biotransformations - (3-0-3) Biotransformation pathways and kinetics of anthropogenic recalcitrant compounds and biological, biochemical, and environmental factors affecting these transformations in natural and engineered systems.
CEE6355 - Industrial Ecology-EnvE - (3-0-3) Introduces the principles of environmentally conscious products, processes, and manufacturing systems.
CEE6360 - Dgn-Treatment Facilities - (2-3-3) Theory and design of process tanks and equipment for capture, purification, conditioning, storage, and distribution of safe drinking water.
CEE6361 - Model&Sim-Biol Treat Sys - (2-3-3) Theory and design of biological treatment systems for water reclamation, nutrient removal, and integrated process design and optimization using advanced computer models.
CEE6390 - Air Pollutant:Form&Ctrl - (3-0-3) Analysis of air pollutants through the study of radical reaction pathways, combustion processes, and removal of particles and gaseous pollutants from exhaust gas streams.
CEE6391 - Adv Topics-Air Pollution - (1-0-1) Current topics in air pollution engineering presented and discussed.
CEE6751 - Phys Prop&Rheology-Rocks - (2-3-3) Structure, properties, and rheology of minerals and rocks with applications to engineering structures and natural phenomena in the Earth. Fundamentals of rock mechanics and crack propagation. Crosslisted with EAS 6751.
CEE6756 - Signaling Molecules - (3-0-3) The diversity of chemical signals between organisms and their structural specificities will be presented along with chemical and biological methods for isolating signaling molecules. Crosslisted with BIOL 6756 and CHEM 6756.
CEE6761 - Contaminated Sed Geochem - (3-0-3) Acquaints students with fate of major pollutants, nutrients, organic compounds, such as pesticides, PAHs, and trace metals in sedimentary systems. Crosslisted with EAS 6761.
CEE6790 - Air Pollution:Phys&Chem - (3-0-3) Introduction to physical and chemical processes affecting dynamics and fate of air pollutants at local, regional, and global scales; emphasis on tropospheric pollutant chemistry and transport. Crosslisted with EAS 6790.
CEE6792 - Air Pollut'n Meteorology - (3-0-3) Vertical temperature and wind structure, topographic effects, natural removal processes, atmospheric dispersion of stack effluents, air pollution climatology, meteorological management of air pollution. Crosslisted with EAS 6792.
CEE6793 - Atmos Boundary Layer - (3-0-3) Structure and dynamics of atmospheric boundary layer. Introduction to turbulence and turbulent transport. Crosslisted with EAS 6793.
CEE6794 - Atmos Chem Modeling - (3-0-3) Application of modern numerical methods to the prediction of atmospheric chemical and physical compositions; specific applications using computer models developed by the students are included. Crosslisted with EAS 6794.