CEEG 340

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Schedule

Fall 2017. Bucknell University
The list of topics, associated reading assignmemnts, homework due dates, and Quiz dates may change. Exam dates are hopefully fixed, and will be changed only if absolutely necessary--i.e., there is a major conflict. You are responsible for checking the calendar regularly for updates.

Unless stated otherwise, reading is from the course textbook.

Date

Day

Lecture Topic

Reading

Homework Due

Aug 21 M Course Overview & Hans Rosling Video
Aug 23 W Regulations & Sustainability Ch. 1.1–1.2 (pp.1-11) PS 1a
Aug 25 F Life Cycle Assessment Ch. 1.21 (pp.11–17)
Aug 28 M Concentrations & Kinetics& HandoutCh.2 (pp.37–40) & Ch.3.11 (pp.101–104)PS 1b
Aug 30 W Quiz & Gas Conc. & Handout Ch.2 (pp. 40–46) & Ch.3 (pp.80–83)
Sep 1 F Water–Air & Acid-Base Equlibrium Ch.2 (pp.48-49) & Ch.3 (pp. 83–89) PS 2a
Sep 4 M Alkalinity Ch.3(pp.86-89)
Sep 6 W More Units & Mass BalanceCh.2 (pp. 51-52) & Ch.4 (pp.116–122) PS 2b
Sep 8 F Mass Balance–CMFRCh.4 (pp.121–129)
Sep 11 M Mass Balance–PFR Ch.4 (pp.129–136)
Sep 13 W CMFR vs.PFR & Handout Ch.4 (pp.129–139)
Sep 14 Th PS 3, Due by 5pm, 215 Dana
Sep 15 F Batch & PFR vs. CMFR No new reading, review CMFR vs. PFR
Sep 17 M Reactor Problems Ch.4 (pp.140-145 & 151-157 & 160-163)
Sep 20 W
Sep 21 Th PS 4, Due by 5pm, 215 Dana
Sep 22 F Heat & Energy in Buildngs Ch.4 (pp.140-145 & 151-157 & 160-163)
Sep 25 M Characteristics of Untreated Water & Water Treatment Overview Ch.8: pp.389-391; Lead Copper Rule; Flint Timeline
Sep 27 W Midterm Exam 1 Ch. 8 (pp.392-400)
Sep 29 F Coagulation & Flocculation Ch.8 (pp. 406-411) PS 5
Oct 2 M Sedimentation & Filtration & Disinfection Ch. 8 (414-421)
Oct 4 W Membranes Ch.8 (pp. 423-430), Desalination in Israel
Oct 6 F Quiz & Lead & Copper, Corrosion Ted Talk PS 6
Oct 9 M Fall Break No Reading No Homework
Oct 11 W BOD Kinetics
Oct 13 F BOD in Natural Systems Ch.7 (pp.344-351) PS 7a
Oct 16 M BOD and Mass Balance Problem SolvingDavid Sedlak Q & A No new readingPS 7b
Oct 18 W Quiz on BOD & Oxygen in a River Ch.7 (p.337-343)
Oct 20 F Wastewater Treatment Goals No assigned reading
Oct 23 M TBD
Oct 25 W Wastewater Treatment Processes Ch. 9 (pp.442-447)
Oct 27 F Primary Treatment & Microbial Growth Ch. 9 (pp.454-457); Ch. 5 (188-191; 194-198) PS 8
Oct 30 M Midterm Exam 2Ch. 9 (pp.454-457); Ch. 9 (458-462); Ch. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 5 (188-191; 194-198)
Nov 1 W Modeling Microbial GrowthCh. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 9 (456-462)
Nov 3 F Secondary Treatment No new reading PS 9
Nov 6 M Tertiery Treatment Ch.5 (227-230) & Ch. 9 (474-480)
Nov 8 W Energy Recovery from Wastewater, Aeration & DisinfectionCh. 9 (480-488)
Nov 10 F Decentralized Wastewater Treatment No Reading PS 10 due 5pm; Ecosanitation Reading
Nov 13 M Tertiery Treatment No Reading
Nov 15 W Midterm Exam 3
Nov 17 F Air Pollution & Human Health No Reading
Nov 20 M Thanksgiving BreakNo ReadingNo Homework
Nov 22 W Thanksgiving Break No Reading No Homework
Nov 24 F Thanksgiving Break No Reading No Homework
Nov 27 M Structure of the Atmosphere + PollutantsCh.11 (pp.577-597)
Nov 29 W Air Pollutants Ch.11 (pp.598-617)
Dec 1 F Emissions Control Ch.11 (pp.618-635)
Dec 4 M Transport of Air Pollutants Ch.11 (pp.635-650)PS 11
Dec 5 T Review during lab sessions Location: Dana 134
TBD M Final Exam Location: TBD