ENGEV241-18B (HAM)

Environmental Engineering 1

15 Points

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Faculty of Science and Engineering
Te Mātauranga Pūtaiao me te Pūkaha
School of Engineering

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Paper Description

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This paper covers skills, knowledge and capability for environmental engineers so they can understand, investigate and evaluate environmental engineering problems and solutions. The purpose of this paper is to furnish environmental engineers with the skills, knowledge and understanding of the range of environmental issues covering air, water, wastewater, storm water, waste, soil and noise. This paper is needed to deliver the skills, technical and process capabilities expected of an environmental engineer to be able to investigate, understand and evaluate environmental problems and potential solutions.

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Paper Structure

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The course will be taught using a combination of lectures, tutorials, readings, assignments, laboratory and project work.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Evaluate water sources and their potential for water supply.
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  • Estimate wastewater discharges and potential disposal options.
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  • Assess the characteristics of noise and its control.
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  • Evaluate stormwater flows and potential control options.
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  • Assess the nature of air pollution and odour.
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  • Measure, analyse and interpret water, wastewater and solid waste quality data.
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Assessment

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Assessment information such as marking schedules, report layouts and so on will be provided with course handouts and lab manuals.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 60:40. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 40% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 60:40 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 40% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Test 1
15 Aug 2018
10:00 AM
10
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
2. Test 2
10 Oct 2018
10:00 AM
10
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
3. 5 lab and 4 field trip reports
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Exam
40
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Recommended Readings

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"Introduction to Environmental Engineering" by Cornwell and Davis, 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill.

"Environmental Engineering Science" by Nazaroff and Cohen.

"An Introduction to Environmental Engineering” By Vesilind, Morgan and Heine, 3rd Edition, Cengage Learning.

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Online Support

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This paper has a Moodle page (http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz) where class notices, assignments, and readings will be given (unless handed out in class).

The lab manual will be made available during the first week of the semester, or provided as needed for each lab.

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Workload

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6 contact hours per week, 10-12 hours per week reading, assignments and independent study,

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: (ENGG180 or ENGEN180) and (ENMP102 or ENGEN112)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ENMP241

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