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Fall 2010-2011
CEE 501  

Environmental Engineering Fundamentals I: Atmospheric and Surface Processes

Elie R. Bou-Zeid
Mark A. Zondlo

This course, offered as the first of a two-part series, provides a fundamental basis for understanding atmospheric and surface processes in environmental engineering. Topics to be addressed include the structure, dynamics, and thermodynamics of the atmosphere; clouds and precipitation; atmospheric and aqueous chemistry; and biogeochemistry of surface waters. These topics are discussed and analyzed through the use of governing equations and concepts of environmental engineering.

Sample reading list:
J.M Wallace and P. Hobbs ( 2nd ed.), Atmospheric Science: An Introductory Survey
Valsaraj, Elements of Environ'l Engineering:Thermodynamicsand Kinetic

Reading/Writing assignments:
Various problems sets are assigned through instructor.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 50%
Programming Assignments - 20%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23141 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E225   Enrolled:6 Limit:30