CEEG 340

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Schedule

Fall 2018. Bucknell University
The list of topics, associated reading assignmemnts, homework due dates, and Quiz dates are subject to 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 & Sustainability
Aug 21 T Lab 1: Safety & Lab Technique Lab 1 Handout & The Big Necessity-pp. 1-13
Aug 22 W Regulations & Chemical Concentrations in Water Ch. 1 (pp.1-11) & Ch.2 (pp. 38-40) PS 1a & PS 1b
Aug 24 F Chemical Concentrations in Air Ch.2 (pp. 40-52)
Aug 27 M Water Quality Project Introduction Ch. 8 (pp. 377-388)
Aug 28 T Lab 2: Water Quality Lab 2 Handout Lab 1
Aug 29 W Chemical Equilibrium Air:Water Ch. 3 (pp.80-83) PS 2
Aug 31 F Announce., Quiz, Lab Report Planning No Reading
Sep 3 M Equilibrium Acid Base & Alkalinity Ch.2 (pp.48-49) & Ch.3 (pp. 83–89)
Sep 4 T Lab 3: Kinetics of Oxygen Depletion Lab 3 Handout & Ch. 3 (pp. 101-107) Lab 2
Sep 5 W Kinetics & AlkalinityNo new reading
Sep 7 F Chemistry Review PS 3 & Lab 1 Resubmit
Sep 10 M Health Risks of Air Pollution & Air Pollution Project IntroductionCh.11 (pp.577-581)
Sep 11 T Lab 4: Low Cost Sensors Lab 4 Handout Lab 3
Sep 12 W Announce., Criteria Air Pollutants & Atmosphere Ch. 11 (pp. 585-601)
Sep 14 F Midterm Exam 1
Sep 17 M Air Pollution & Dilutions Ch. 11(pp. 602-617)
Sep 18 T Lab 5: Reactor Modeling 1 Lab 5 Handout Lab 4
Sep 19 W Mass BalanceCh.4 (pp.116-122) PS 4
Sep 21 F Reactor Modeling CMFR Ch.4 (pp.121-129)
Sep 24 M Reactor Modeling PFR + Guest Speaker: Nicholas Bartek '17 Ch. 4(pp. 129-139)
Sep 25 T Lab 6: Reactor Modeling 2 Lab 5 and 6 Handout
Sep 26 W Reactor Modeling with Reactions Ch. 4(pp. 129-139) PS 5
Sep 28 F Announce, Reactor Modeling Problems No New Reading
Oct 1 M Announce, Reactor Modeling Wrap Up & Water Quality Quiz Ch. 8 (pp. 377-388)
Oct 2 T Lab 7: Field Trip: Water Treatment Plant Ch. 8 (389-392) Lab 6
Oct 3 W Why is water treatment important?, CMFR v. PFR, Coagulation Ch. 8 (389-399)
Oct 5 F Coagulation & John Trimmer '10 No ReadingPS 6
Oct 8 M Fall Break No Reading No Homework
Oct 9 T Fall Break No Reading
Oct 10 W Announce, Flocculation & Sedimentation Ch. 8 (404, 406-409, 411-414)
Oct 12 F Filtration & Disinfection Ch. 8 (410-422) PS 7, due at 11:59 PM
Oct 15 M Review Quiz
Oct 16 T Lab 8: Water Treatment 1 Lab 8 Handout
Oct 17 W Midterm Exam 2
Oct 19 F No Class: CIVEs on Field Trip
Oct 22 M Disinfection Ch. 8 (410-422)
Oct 23 T Problem Solving Session Lab 8 Due Friday Oct 26
Oct 24 W Membranes and Activated Carbon (pp. 423-430) & Desalination in Israel PS 8
Oct 26 F Theoretical Oxygen Demand Ch.7 (p.344-351) Lab 8 & PS 8
Oct 29 M Biological Oxygen Demand
Oct 30 T Lab 10: Problem Solving Session Lab 10 Handout Lab 9
Oct 31 W Streeter Phelps
Nov 2 F Overview of WWTCh. 5 (188-191; 194-198) & Ch. 9 (456-462) PS 9
Nov 5 M Primary Treatment, Microbial Growth & Guest Speaker: Amanda Craver '18
Nov 6 T Lab 11: Wastewater Treatment 1 Lab 11 Handout
Nov 7 W Modeling Secondary TreatmentCh. 9 (457-465)
Nov 9 F Midterm Exam 3
Nov 12 M Secondary Treatment Ch. 9 (480-488)
Nov 13 T Lab 12: Wastewater Treatment 2 Lab 12 Handout
Nov 14 W Energy Recovery from Wastewater
Nov 16 F Solids Treatment Ch. 9 (480-488)PS 10
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 TBDCh.11 (pp.577-597)
Nov 27 T Lab 13: Field Trip: WWTP Gregg Township Lab 13 Handout Lab 12
Nov 28 WGuest Lecture, Dr. Shaunna BarnhartThe Big Necessity, Ch. 10 "The Big Biogas Boom" PS 11
Nov 30 F Emissions Control Ch.11 (pp.618-635)
Dec 3 M TBD Ch.11 (pp.635-650)
Dec 4 T Lab Evaluations--Grade for Attendance PS 12, Due by 5pm
TBD TBD Final Exam Location: TBD