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.

& Alum Visit

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 Nutrients & Announcements
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.377-389; Lead Copper Rule; Flint Timeline
Sep 27 W Midterm Exam 1
Sep 29 F Coagulation & Flocculation Ch.8 (pp. 389-400) & Water 4.0, pp. 49-62
Oct 2 M Sedimentation Ch. 8 (404-411) & Costs of Doing Science
Oct 4 W Filtration & Exam Review Ch.8 (pp. 414-421)
Oct 5 Th PS 5, Due by 5pm, 215 Dana
Oct 6 F Quiz & Disinfection
Oct 9 M Fall Break No Reading No Homework
Oct 11 W Disinfection and Membranes Membranes (pp. 423-430) & Desalination in Israel
Oct 13 F Membranes, Hardness, and Microbial Classification Hardness: Ch.2 (pp.51-52), Oxygen Demand: Ch.5(pp. 213-216) PS 6, Due by 5pm, 215 Dana
Oct 16 M ThOD, BOD & David Sedlak
Oct 18 W BOD Test Oxygen Demand: Ch.5(pp. 216-223)
Oct 20 F BOD and Oxygen with Mass Balances Ch.7 (p.337-343)
Oct 23 M BOD and Oxygen in a River Ch.7 (p.344-351)
Oct 25 W Quiz & Wastewater Treatment Goals Ch. 9 (pp.442-447) PS 7
Oct 27 F Wastewater Treatment Overview & Exam Review No Reading
Oct 30 M Midterm Exam 2
Nov 1 W Take Home QuizNo Reading: Review Streeter Phelps
Nov 3 F Primary Treatment & Microbial GrowthCh. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 9 (456-462) PS 8
Nov 6 M Microbial Growth & Secondary Treatment Ch. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 9 (456-462)
Nov 8 W Energy Recovery from Wastewater: Guest Speaker, Sara Cotteril
Nov 10 F Secondary Wastewater Treatment Ch. 9 (457-465) PS 9 due 5pm;
Nov 13 M Secondary Treatment Ch. 9 (480-488)
Nov 15 W Midterm Exam 3
Nov 17 F Solids Treatment Ch. 9 (480-488)td>
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) PS 10
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
Dec 13 W Final Exam 7:30 PM Location: Academic West 112