CSVTU, B.E. VI Semester, CIVIL Engineering,Environmental Engineering-I Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 6th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Environmental Engineering-I Code: 320613 (20)


Necessity and importance of water supply schemes.

Water demand

Classification of water demands, Estimation of quantity of water required by a town, per capita

demand, factors affecting per capita demand, design period and population forecasting, variation in

water demand.

Sources of water supply

Surface sources and underground sources, Intake works, site selection, type of intake works.


Common impurities, physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water, water quality standards

for municipal and domestic supplies.

Water Processing

Object of water processing, flow diagrams of typical ground water system and surface water systems.


Theory of sedimentation, sedimentation tanks and its types, design parameters related with

sedimentation tanks, sedimentation with coagulations, coagulants and coagulant aids, Jar test for

determining coagulant dosage.

Unit 3 Filtration

Theory of filtration, slow sand and rapid sand filters, Construction and operation.


Methods of disinfection, Chlorination, Types of chlorination, Break Point chlorination.

Unit 4 Softening

Methods of Softening, Iron Removal, Fluoridisation.

Distribution System

Methods of distribution, layout of distribution system, methods of analysis, pressure in the distribution

system, distribution reservoirs, functions and its types, storage capacity of distribution reservoir.

Unit 5 Air Pollution

Introduction, causes, sources, characteristics, effects of air pollution on plants, humans, animals and

materials and atmosphere, air pollution control methods and equipment.

Noise Pollution

Definition, sources, effects of noise pollution on humans, animals and non-living things, methods of

noise control.

Name of Text Books:

Water Supply Engineering – S.K. Garg (Khanna Publication).

Water Supply Engineering – B.C. Punmia (Laxmi Publication, New Delhi)

Name of Reference Books:

Environmental Engineering – Peavy & Rowe (Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi).

Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering – G.S. Birdi (Dhanpat Rai Publications).

Introduction to Environmental Science – Y. Anjaneyulu (B.S. Publications)

Environmental Science and Engineering – Henry and Heinke (Pearson Education)

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