CEEG 340

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Schedule

Fall 2018. 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 20 M Course Overview & Water Quality Question The Big Necessity-pp. 1-13
Aug 21 T Lab 1: Safety & Lab Technique Lab 1 Handout
Aug 22 W Regulations & Chemical Concentrations Ch. 1.1–1.2 (pp.1-11) PS 1a
Aug 24 F Chemical Concentrations in Air Ch. 1.21 (pp.11–17)
Aug 27 M Chemical Concentrations in Water& HandoutCh.2 (pp.37–40) & Ch.3.11 (pp.101–104)PS 1b
Aug 28 T Lab 2: Water Quality Lab 2 Handout
Aug 29 W Quiz & Gas Conc. & Equilibrium & Handout Ch.2 (pp. 40–46) & Ch.3 (pp.80–83)
Aug 31 F Water–Air & Acid-Base Equlibrium Ch.2 (pp.48-49) & Ch.3 (pp. 83–89) PS 2a
Sep 3 M Kinetics
Sep 4 T Lab 3: Kinetics of Oxygen Depletion Lab 3 Handout
Sep 5 W KineticsCh.2 (pp. 51-52) & Ch.4 (pp.116–122) PS 2b
Sep 7 F Alkalinity Ch.3(pp.86-89)Air PollutionCh.4 (pp.121–129)
Sep 10 M Air Pollution Ch.4 (pp.129–136)
Sep 11 T Lab 4: Low Cost Sensors Lab 4 Handout
Sep 12 W Air Pollution Ch.4 (pp.129–139)
Sep 14 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 18 T Lab 5: Reactor Modeling 1 Lab 5 Handout
Sep 19 W Midterm Exam 1
Sep 20 Th PS 4, Due by 5pm, 215 Dana
Sep 21 F Heat & Energy in Buildngs Ch.4 (pp.140-145 & 151-157 & 160-163)
Sep 24 M Characteristics of Untreated Water & Water Treatment Overview Ch.8: pp.377-389; Lead Copper Rule; Flint Timeline
Sep 25 T Lab 6: Reactor Modeling 2 Lab 6 Handout
Sep 26 W
Sep 28 F Coagulation & Flocculation Ch.8 (pp. 389-400) & Water 4.0, pp. 49-62
Oct 1 M Sedimentation Ch. 8 (404-411) & Costs of Doing Science
Oct 2 T Lab 7: Field Trip: Water Treatment Plant Lab 7 Handout
Oct 3 W Filtration & Exam Review Ch.8 (pp. 414-421)
Oct 5 F Quiz & Disinfection
Oct 8 M Fall Break No Reading No Homework
Oct 9 T Fall Break No Reading
Oct 10 W Disinfection and Membranes Membranes (pp. 423-430) & Desalination in Israel
Oct 12 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 15 M ThOD, BOD
Oct 16 T Lab 8: Water Treatment 1 Lab 8 Handout
Oct 17 W BOD Test Oxygen Demand: Ch.5(pp. 216-223)
Oct 19 F BOD and Oxygen with Mass Balances Ch.7 (p.337-343)
Oct 22 M BOD and Oxygen in a River Ch.7 (p.344-351)
Oct 23 T Lab 9: Water Treatment 2 Lab 9 Handout
Oct 24 W Quiz & Wastewater Treatment Goals Ch. 9 (pp.442-447) PS 7
Oct 26 F Wastewater Treatment Overview & Exam Review No Reading
Oct 29 M Midterm Exam 2
Oct 30 T Lab 10: Field Trip: Wastewater Treatment Plant Lab 10 Handout
Oct 31 W Take Home QuizNo Reading: Review Streeter Phelps
Nov 2 F Primary Treatment & Microbial GrowthCh. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 9 (456-462) PS 8
Nov 5 M Microbial Growth & Secondary Treatment Ch. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 9 (456-462)
Nov 6 T Lab 11: Wastewater Treatment 1 Lab 11 Handout
Nov 7 W Energy Recovery from Wastewater: Guest Speaker, Sara Cotteril
Nov 9 F Secondary Wastewater Treatment Ch. 9 (457-465) PS 9 due 5pm;
Nov 12 M Secondary Treatment Ch. 9 (480-488)
Nov 13 T Lab 12: Wastewater Treatment 2 Lab 12 Handout
Nov 14 W Midterm Exam 3
Nov 16 F Solids Treatment Ch. 9 (480-488)td>
Nov 19 M Thanksgiving BreakNo ReadingNo Homework
Nov 20 T No Lab
Nov 21 W Thanksgiving Break No Reading No Homework
Nov 23 F Thanksgiving Break No Reading No Homework
Nov 26 M Health Risks of Air PollutionCh.11 (pp.577-597)
Nov 27 T Lab 13: Field Trip: Lycoming Resource Recovery Lab 13 Handout
Nov 28 W Air Pollutants Ch.11 (pp.577-581, 585-617) PS 10
Nov 30 F Emissions Control Ch.11 (pp.618-635)
Dec 3 M Transport of Air Pollutants Ch.11 (pp.635-650)
Dec 4 T Last Lab--Grade for Attendance Location: Dana 134 PS 11, Due by 5pm
TBD TBD Final Exam Location: TBD