CEEG 340

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Schedule

Fall 2019. 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 26 M Course Overview & Sustainability
Aug 27 T Lab 1: Safety & Lab Technique Lab 1 Handout & The Big Necessity-pp. 1-13
Aug 28 W Regulations & Chemical Concentrations in Water Ch. 1 (pp.1-11) & Ch.2 (pp. 38-40) PS 1a & PS 1b
Aug 30 F Chemical Concentrations in Air Ch.2 (pp. 40-52)
Sep 2 M Water Quality Project Introduction Ch. 8 (pp. 377-388)
Sep 3 T Lab 2: Water Quality Lab 2 Handout Lab 1
Sep 4 W Chemical Equilibrium Air:Water Ch. 3 (pp.80-83) PS 2
Sep 6 F Announce., Quiz, Lab Report Planning
Sep 9 M Equilibrium Acid Base & Alkalinity Ch.2 (pp.48-49) & Ch.3 (pp. 83–89)
Sep 10 T Lab 3: Kinetics of Oxygen Depletion Lab 3 Handout & Ch. 3 (pp. 101-107) Lab 2
Sep 11 W Kinetics & AlkalinityNo new reading
Sep 13 F Chemistry Review PS 3 & Lab 1 Resubmit
Sep 16 M Health Risks of Air Pollution & Air Pollution Project IntroductionCh.11 (pp.577-581)
Sep 17 T Lab 5: Reactor Modeling 1 Lab 5 and 6 Handout Lab 3
Sep 18 W Announce., Criteria Air Pollutants & Atmosphere Ch. 11 (pp. 585-601)
Sep 20 F Midterm Exam 1
Sep 23 M Air Pollution & Dilutions Ch. 11(pp. 602-617)
Sep 24 T Lab 6: Reactor Modeling 2 Lab 5 Handout Lab 4
Sep 25 W Mass BalanceCh.4 (pp.116-122) PS 4
Sep 27 F Reactor Modeling CMFR Ch.4 (pp.121-129)
Sep 30 M Reactor Modeling PFR + Guest Speaker: Nicholas Bartek '17 Ch. 4(pp. 129-139)
Oct 1 T Lab 7: Field Trip: Water Treatment Plant
Oct 2 W Reactor Modeling with Reactions Ch. 4(pp. 129-139) PS 5
Oct 4 F Announce, Reactor Modeling Problems No New Reading
Oct 7 M Announce, Reactor Modeling Wrap Up & Water Quality Quiz Ch. 8 (pp. 377-388)
Oct 8 T < Ch. 8 (389-392) Lab 6
Oct 9 W Why is water treatment important?, CMFR v. PFR, Coagulation Ch. 8 (389-399)
Oct 11 F Coagulation & John Trimmer '10 PS 6
Oct 14 M Fall Break No Homework
Oct 15 T Fall Break
Oct 16 W Announce, Flocculation & Sedimentation Ch. 8 (404, 406-409, 411-414)
Oct 18 F Filtration & Disinfection Ch. 8 (410-422) PS 7, due at 11:59 PM
Oct 21 M Review Quiz
Oct 22 T Lab 8: HW Session Lab 8 Handout
Oct 23 W Midterm Exam 2
Oct 25 F No Class: CIVEs on Field Trip
Oct 28 M Disinfection Ch. 8 (414-422)
Oct 29 T Wastewater Treatment Field Trip Lab 8 Due Friday Oct 26
Oct 30 W Membranes, Activated Carbon & Hardness (pp. 423-430) & Desalination in Israel PS 8
Nov 1 F Hardness, Household Water Treatment & Oxygen Demand Ch.7 (pp.51-51; 213-216) Lab 8 & PS 8
Nov 4 M Chem. & Biological Oxygen DemandCh.7 (p. 348) & Ch.5 (p.216-223)
Nov 5 T Lab 11: Wastewater Treatment 1 Lab 11 Handout
Nov 6 W Ch.7 (pp.348 & 337-343)
Nov 8 F Announcments & ReaerationCh. 6 (pp.344-351) & Ch. 9 (pp. 442-447) PS 9 Due at 5pm
Nov 11 M Announce. & Streeter Phelps Ch.7 (337-343) and Ch. 9 pp. 442-447)
Nov 12 T Overview of WWT & Lab 12: Wastewater Treatment 2 Lab 12 Handout
Nov 13 W Quiz 8 & Guest Speaker: Amanda Craver '18
Nov 15 F Midterm Exam 3
Nov 18 M Overview of WWT & Primary Treatment Ch. 9 (pp.442-447; 454-455)
Nov 19 T Air Pollution 1 Lab 4 Handout
Nov 20 W Microbial Growth for Secondary Treatment Ch.5 (188-191, 194-198) and Ch. 9 (pp.456-458)
Nov 22 F Quiz & Secondary Treatment PS 10
Nov 25 M Thanksgiving BreakNo Homework
Nov 26 T No Lab
Nov 27 W Thanksgiving Break No Homework
Nov 29 F Thanksgiving Break No Homework
Dec 2 M Announce.Secondary TreatmentCh. 9 (458-465)
Dec 3 T Air Pollution 2 Lab 13 Handout Lab 12
Dec 4 WGuest Lecture, Dr. Shaunna BarnhartPS 11
Dec 6 F WWT Wrap Up Lab 12, 5pm
Dec 9 M Wrap Up
Dec 10 T Graded Group Quiz PS 12, Due by 5pm
TBD TBDFinal Exam Gardner Lecture Hall