env430 | undergraduate

Environmental Technology

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This course presents students with the current and emerging technologies that are available for the management of the environment. Environmental factors will be examined for the proper selection and application of these technologies.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Water Treatment

    • Evaluate treatment system technologies for water and wastewater treatment systems.
    • Compare and contrast water purification and wastewater treatment system quality parameters.
    • Describe technology requirements for potable water and primary, secondary, and tertiary wastewater treatment systems.

    Waste Management

    • Compare and contrast technology for waste minimization in municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management systems.
    • Evaluate municipal solid waste processing operations technologies using a cost-benefit analysis for recycling, composting, landfill, and incineration options.
    • Evaluate multimedia sampling strategies using a cost-benefit analysis of sampling and remediation technologies.

    Air Pollution Technology

    • Identify sources of air pollutants and the associated control technologies.
    • Describe the operation and application of common air sampling and monitoring technologies.
    • Evaluate the application of air pollution control technologies for stationary sources of gases, particulates, and noise.

    Fundamental Concepts for Environmental Technology

    • Describe biotic and abiotic ecological principles used in environmental technology.
    • Distinguish between compressible and noncompressible flow statics and dynamics principles.
    • Identify physical and biochemical parameters important to environmental media.

    Water Pollution Technology

    • Relate common water pollutants and their hazards to appropriate environmental management technologies.
    • Compare and contrast environmental technology applications for sanitary and stormwater management systems.
    • Determine required management system technologies for polluted surface water, sewer, and stormwater quantities.
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