Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH4411 : Environmental Engineering {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Arvind Kumar


Importance of environment for mankind, Damages due to environmental pollution Air pollution: Introduction, Composition of air and nature of air pollution, Classification of pollutants and their nature, Sources of air pollutants and their effects Meteorological factors influencing air pollution, Methods of estimation of various types of pollutants in air, Air pollution problem in few typical chemical industries, Approaches to air pollution control, Control equipment for particulate emissions and gaseous pollutants, Pollution from mobile sources, Air quality criteria and standards Water pollution: Waste water treatment – evaluation, classification of wastes, Control of water pollution, Characterisation of waste waters Methods and equipment – preliminary treatment and disposal, Treatment of industrial wastes from a few typical chemical industries, Standards.

Course Objectives

  1. Air, water and solid waste disposal techniques will be studied and design of environmental control devices will be taken up.

Course Outcomes

a Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to environmental engineering problems
b Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret environmental data
c Design an environmental system, component, or process to meet desired needs
d Identify, formulate, and solve environmental engineering problems
e Understand the professional and ethical responsibility as an engineer

Essential Reading

  1. Gilbert M. Masters, Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science, Prentice -Hall India , 2000
  2. L. K. Wang, Air pollution control Engineering, Humana Press Inc. , 2004

Supplementary Reading

  1. R. Weinerand R. Matthews, Environmental Engineering,, Butterworth-Heinemann , 2003
  2. M. L. Davis and D. A. Cornwell, Introduction to Environmental Engineering,, Tata McGraw & Hills , 2007