Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CE2502 : Environmental Engineering {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Kakoli Karar(Paul)


General requirement for water supply, Population Forecast, Quality and quantity of water, Domestic water quality standards Sources of water and their yield, Design period Intakes, pumping and transportation of water Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water and their significance, water quality criteria, water borne diseases, Appurtenances of water treatment and distribution systems. DO and BOD demand in streams. Essentials of wastewater engineering, Quantities of wastewater and storm water, wastewater characteristics Water and wastewater plumbing systems, Waste water collection and conveyance systems, Design of sewerage systems, Pumping of waste water. Air pollution and pollutants, air quality, ambient and atmospheric standards, Sampling and monitoring of air pollutants. Prediction of air pollution dispersion, air quality modeling Solid and hazardous waste management- Generation, on-site storage, collection, separation, processing and disposal On-site storage methods, Collection systems-Vehicles, routing, route balancing and transfer stations, Processing methods, recovery and reuse of materials and energy, Disposal methods such as sanitary landfill , biological digestion & etc.
Introduction to solid and hazardous waste management, Collection techniques, equipment, costs and disposal. Engineering systems to minimize costs and regulatory problems.

Course Objectives

  1. Knowledge of water and wastewater qualities.
  2. Design of water treatment plant
  3. Design of wastewater treatment plant
  4. Air quality monitoring and modelling.
    Solid waste management.

Course Outcomes

1) Identify environmental problems.
2) Capable to design water and wastewater treatment plants.
3) Capable to assess environmental pollution level.
4) Can design and control air, solid waste and noise quality for environmental management and sustainable development.

Essential Reading

  1. Howard S. Peavy, Donald R. Rowe, George Tchobanoglous, Environmental Engineering, McGraw Hill Education
  2. Noel de nevers, Air Pollution Control Engineering, Waveland Press, Incorporated, 2017

Supplementary Reading

  1. W Eckenfelder, Jr, Eckenfelder Industrial Water Pollution Control, McGraw-Hill Science
  2. G Kiely, Environmental Engineering, McGraw Hill Education