Ecology and Environment Syllabus for NIT Jalandhar
CE 433 Ecology and Environment [3 0 0 3 ]
Ecology: introduction – Biosphere, scope, Ecosystem, population regulation, earth of organisms,
relationships natural cycles – Hydrological cycle, carbon cycle, Nitrogen cycle, sulpher cycle,
energy flow, forests & wild life, human activities.
Environmental Sanitation: Community Health – significance, disease transmission principles of
Sanitation, vector control, housing needs, community sanitation measures, and health education.
Occupational safety: Hazards in various types occupation, objectives of occupational Health
plan prevention and control.
Soil & Agricultural Pollution: Top soil, pollution, parameter of soil analysis, remedial measures,
noise control ill effects, noise measurement, preventive & control measures.
Waste Water from Industries: Pollution – harmful effects, waste characteristics, mixing of
industrial & domestic wastes. Pre-treatment of industrial waste – reduction of waste strength &
volume equalization & neutralization.
Various Industries: Dairy plant, cane sugar & distilleries, fertilizer industry, paper industry,
refineries & petro chemicals, tanneries, textile units & other industrial units.
Metrology & Natural Purification Process: Scales of motion, heat, pressure, wind, moisture,
relative humidity. Lapse rates & dispersion, pressure systems and dispersion, modeling.
Engineering System for Solid Waste Management: Solid waste generation, on-site handling,
storage and proceeding, collection of solid wastes. Transfer & Transport, processing techniques,
Environmental Management: Environmental impact Assessment, introduction project detail.
Environmental Audit –Meaning of Environmental audit, audit items, audit procedure, safety
Pollution Control Board – Legal aspects, court judgments, function of pollution control board.
1. Linsey R K “Water Resources and Environmental Engineering” McGraw Hill, New
2. Garg S K “Environmental Engineering” Vol. II, Khanna Publishers(P) Ltd., Delhi, 2002
3. Punmia B C “Environmental Engineering” Vol. II, Laxmi Publication (P) Ltd., Delhi,
4. Peavy H S and Rowe D R “Environmental Engineering” McGraw Hill Book Company,
5. Rao P V “Environmental Engineering” Prentice Hall of India (P), New Delhi, 2002