NIT Jalandhar Syllabus for Advanced Environmental Engineering

NIT Jalandhar Syllabus for Advanced Environmental Engineering

CE 334 Advanced Environmental Engineering [3 0 0 3]

Water Pollution: Water borne disease, hardness of water, purification water; storage filtration,
chlorination, chlorination of water on small scale, examination of water & health criteria for water
supplies, fluoridation of water. Swimming pool sanitation health education. Hosrock’s apparatus & sampling.
Ecology: Introduction, biosphere, scope, ecosystem, population regulation, national cycles.
Energy flow forests & wild life, human activity, green house effect.
Air Pollution: composition, air of occupied rooms, discomfort, indices of thermal comfort, comfort
zones, air pollution sources, pollutant, metrological conditions, indications of air pollution, health &
other aspects of air pollution, prevention & control disinfections of air.
Ventilation: Concept, standard of ventilation, types of ventilation.
Lighting: Requirements of good lighting, measurement of light, natural lighting, light
measurement units, measurement of day light, artificial lighting, method of artificial illumination,
lighting standards.
Noise Pollution: Definition, effect of noise, Exposure, noise control.
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Radiation: Source of radiation exposure, type of radiation, radiation units, Biological effect of
radiation, radiation protection.
Metrological Environment: Atmosphere pressure, measurement effects of atmospheric
pressure on health.
Air Temperature: Effects of heat-stress, preventive measures effect of cold stress.
Housing: Criteria for good housing, house standards, rural housing, housing & health over
crowding.
Excreta Disposal: Public health, importance, extent of problem how diseases is carried from
excreta sanitation barrier, method of excreta disposal, excreta disposal in unsewered area.
Books Recommended
1. Garg S K “Environmental Engineering”, Khanna publishers New Delhi.2003
2. Rao C S “Environmental Engineering”, McGraw Hill Book Company.2001
3. Metcalf & Eddy, “Waste Water Engineering- Treatment Disposal and Reuse”, Tata-
McGraw Hill Publishing company limited, New Delhi 2003.
4. Masters G M “Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science” Prentice Hall
of India, New Delhi.
5. Eckenfelder W W “Industrial Water Pollution control” McGraw Hill, New Delhi 1989.

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