ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

This course provides continuing professional development for environmental engineering personnel to help them recognize and solve problems in their day-to-day work. It was developed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Commonwealth of Learning (COL).

 

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Course content

Air Pollution Control

Module available for download here (2MB)

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Air Pollution
  • Unit 2: Air Pollution: Impact, Legislation and Standards
  • Unit 3: Air Pollution Measurement
  • Unit 4: Prevention of Air Pollution
  • Unit 5: Air Pollution Meteorology
  • Unit 6: Air Pollution Modelling
  • Unit 7: Air Pollution Control - Particulate Matter I
  • Unit 8: Air Pollution Control - Particulate Matter II
  • Unit 9: Air Pollution Control: Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Unit 10: Air Pollution Control: Sulphur Dioxide and Oxides of Nitrogen

 

Environmental Management

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  • Unit 1: Principles of Environmental Management
  • Unit 2: Policy and Legal Aspects of EM
  • Unit 3: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Unit 4: EIA Documentation and Processes
  • Unit 5: Environmental Auditing
  • Unit 6: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Unit 7: Environmental Management Systems Standards
  • Unit 8: Environmental Management Techniques
  • Unit 9: Environmental Design
  • Unit 10: Environmental Economics
  • Model Answers to Learning Activities
  • Distance Learning in Environmental Engineering

 

Management of Municipal Solid Waste

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  • Unit 1: Introducing Municipal Solid Waste Management
  • Unit 2: Waste Generation Aspects
  • Unit 3: Waste Collection, Storage and Transport
  • Unit 4: Waste Disposal
  • Unit 5: Waste Processing Techniques
  • Unit 6: Source Reduction, Product Recovery and Recycling
  • Unit 7: Recovery of Biological Conversion Products: Compost and Biogas
  • Unit 8: Incineration and Energy Recover
  • Unit 9: Hazardous Waste:  Management and Treatment

 

Municipal Water And Wastewater Treatment

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  • Unit 1: Water as a Resource: Some related issues
  • Unit 2: Municipal Wastewater Generation, Conveyance and Disposal
  • Unit 3: Water Treatment Processes
  • Unit 4: Wastewater Treatment: Physical and Chemical Processes
  • Unit 5: Wastewater Treatment: Biological Methods
  • Unit 6: Wastewater Reuse
  • Unit 7: Sludge and Septage: Treatment and Disposal
  • Unit 8: Wastewater Disposal into Natural Waterbodies
  • Unit 9: Wastewater Disposal on Land - Land Applications
  • Unit 10: Selection, Planning and Implementation Guidelines for Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems
  • Distance Learning in Environmental Engineering

 

Soil and Groundwater Pollution from Agricultural Activities

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  • Unit 1: Agricultural Activities and Environmental Impacts
  • Unit 2: Soil - Processes and Properties
  • Unit 3: Groundwater Hydrology
  • Unit 4: Soil and Groundwater Pollution
  • Unit 5: Irrigation and Drainage: Impacts and Remedial Measures
  • Unit 6: Environmental Impacts and Fertisers
  • Unit 7: Pesticides and Environmental Impacts
  • Unit 8: Monitoring of Soil and Groundwater Pollution
  • Unit 9: Soil and Groundwater Treatment
  • Unit 10: Conservation and Management of Soil and Groundwater
  • Distance Learning in Environmental Engineering

 

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