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 & Mass, Vol, Density
Aug 27 T Lab 1: Safety & Lab Technique Lab 1 Handout
Aug 28 W Course Overview con. & Regulations & Chemical Concentrations Ch. 1 (pp.1-11) & Ch.2 (pp. 38-40) & Reading Guide PS 1a & PS 1b
Aug 30 F Chem. Concentrations & Water Quality Project Introduction Ch.2 (pp. 40-52) & Reading Guide
Sep 2 M Units of "As-N" & Water Quality ParametersCh. 8 (pp.377-388) & Reading Guide
Sep 3 T Lab 2: Water Quality in Wolf Creek Lab 2 Handout Lab 1
Sep 4 W Quiz & Report Planning No Reading PS 2
Sep 6 F Announce. & Chemical Equilibrium: Air/Water & Acid/Base Ch.2 (pp.48-49) & Ch. 3 (pp.80-86)
Sep 9 M Announce. & Chemical Equilibrium: Acid/Base & Intro to Kinetics Ch.3 (pp. 86-89, 101-107)
Sep 10 T Lab 3: Kinetics of Oxygen Depletion Lab 3 Handout & Ch. 3 (pp. 101-107) Lab 2 & Prelab
Sep 11 W Kinetics & AlkalinityNo new reading
Sep 13 F Chemistry Wrap Up w Quiz PS 3 Due at 5pm
Sep 16 M Announce. & Mass Balance--DilutionsCh.4 (pp.116-122)
Sep 17 T Lab 4: Reactor Modeling 1 Lab 4 and 5 Handout Lab 3
Sep 18 W Mass Balance--Mixing at a Node Ch.4 (pp.121-129)
Sep 20 F Reactor Modeling CMFR Ch.4 (pp.122-131)
Sep 23 M Midterm Exam 1
Sep 24 T Lab 5: Reactor Modeling 2 Lab 5 Handout Lab 4
Sep 25 W Reactor Modeling CMFR w RxnNo new reading
Sep 27 F Reactor Modeling CMFR w Rxn Ch 4. (pp.123-136) PS 4
Sep 30 M Announce & CMFR vs. PFR w Handout Review reading on mass balances
Oct 1 T Lab 6: Problem Solving Session Attendance Required Lab 5
Oct 2 W Reactor Modeling Wrap Up & Handout No Reading
Oct 4 F Announce & Coagulation & Flocculation Ch. 8 (pp. 377-392) PS 5
Oct 7 M Announce & Coagulation & Flocculation Ch. 8 (pp.392-399)
Oct 8 T Lab 7: Water Treatment
Oct 9 W Sedimentation & Guest Lecture about work at EPA, Dr. Alison Kennicutt EPA webistes: 1, 2, and 3 & Reading Guide Questions for Dr. Kennicutt
Oct 11 F Announce & Filtration & Disinfection Ch. 8 (pp.406-409, 410-413)PS 6
Oct 14 M Fall Break
Oct 15 T Fall Break
Oct 16 W Review Quiz Ch. 8 (404, 406-409, 411-414)
Oct 18 F NO CLASS, Juniors on MOLES Trip Ch. 8 (410-422)
Oct 21 M Midterm Exam 2
Oct 22 T Lab 8: Water Treatment Plant Field Trip Lab 8 Handout Lab 7
Oct 23 W Guest Speaker: Brittany Swanson '18
Oct 25 F
Oct 28 M Oxygen Demand Ch. 8 (414-422) PS 7
Oct 29 T Lab 9: Wastewater Treatment Field Trip Lab 8
Oct 30 W Chem. & Biological Oxygen Demand (pp. 423-430) & Desalination in Israel
Nov 1 F Biolgical Oxygen Demand Problems Ch.7 (pp.51-51; 213-216) PS 8
Nov 4 M Biological Oxygen Demand & Intro to Wastewater TreatmentCh.7 (p. 348) & Ch.5 (p.216-223)
Nov 5 T Lab 10: Wastewater Treatment 1 Lab 11 Handout
Nov 6 W Preliminary & Primary TreatmentCh.7 (pp.348 & 337-343)
Nov 8 F Microbial Growth for Secondary TreatmentCh. 6 (pp.344-351) & Ch. 9 (pp. 442-447) PS 9
Nov 11 M Guest Lecture: Prof. Ben Marsh Ch.7 (337-343) and Ch. 9 pp. 442-447)
Nov 12 T Lab 11: Wastewater Treatment 2 Lab 12 Handout
Nov 13 W Reaeration
Nov 15 F PS 10
Nov 18 M Ch. 9 (pp.442-447; 454-455)
Nov 19 T Lab 12: Low cost sensors 1 Lab 4 Handout
Nov 20 W Ch.5 (188-191, 194-198) and Ch. 9 (pp.456-458)
Nov 22 F Midterm Exam 3
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 Ch. 9 (458-465)
Dec 3 T Lab 13: Low Cost Sensors 2 Lab 13 Handout Lab 12
Dec 4 WPS 11
Dec 6 F Air Pollution
Dec 9 M Wrap Up
Dec 10 T Lab 14: Presentations on Sensor Data PS 11, Due by 5pm
TBD TBDFinal Exam Gardner Lecture Hall