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									                                                            CE 321: Environmental Science and Engineering
                                                              Course Outline - Fall 2011 - Updated 7/28/11
                                                                                                                          Subtopics and Reading                                       Laboratory
Class        Date                                      Topic
                                                                                                                            Reading Assignment                                       (Tues/Thurs)

1       Mon., Aug. 29     Scope of Course - Watershed Introduction                                Review Syllabus, Watershed Perspective - Why?; Handout on Moodle             1) Watershed Interaction


2       Wed., Aug. 31     Watershed / Sustainability                                                    Sustainability & Issues of the Future; Handout on Moodle              and water quality indicators


3        Fri., Sept. 2    Material Balance                                                                                 Water Storage Problem                                  August 28 & Sept. 1


4       Mon., Sept. 5     Material Balance                                                                Water Storage Problem and Introduce Mass Balance                    2) Bushkill Watershed Tour


                                                                                                                                                                               Bus Tour, SATURDAY - Sept. 10
5       Wed., Sept. 7     Material Balance                                                           Units, Mass Balance Basics, Types of Reactors; 4-1 through 4-6               Meet in front of AEC 8 am



6        Fri., Sept. 9    Mass Balance                                                                          Equations and Problems; 4-1 through 4-6                     BS: 610-746-2808/JW 610-746-1971



7       Mon., Sept. 12    Mass Balance                                                                                     Mass Balance Problems                                   3) Water Budget


8       Wed., Sept. 14    Mass Balance                                                                                     Mass Balance Problems                              Computer Lab, Sept. 13 &15


9        Fri., Sept. 16   Introduction to Environmental Chemistry                                                      Units, Volumes, 2-1 through 2-2                             Meet in AEC 302


10      Mon., Sept. 19    Equivalent Concentrations - Molarity vs. Normality                                  Molarity and Normality; 2-1 through 2-2 & 2-4                     4) Macroinvertebrates


11      Wed., Sept. 21    Alkalinity                                                                        Buffering Capacity and Reporting as CaCO3; 2-4                            Sept. 20 & 22



12       Fri., Sept. 23   Environmental Chemistry Introduction pH/Conductivity/ Turbidity                         pH/Conductivity/Turbidity/Solids; 10-1                     Tom DeFazio/BS: 610-746-2808



13      Mon., Sept. 26    Equilibrium Relationships, Kw and Ka                                                         Acid Equilibrium Chemistry; 2-2                           5) Alkalinity Titration


14      Wed., Sept. 28    Equilibrium Relationships, Kw and Ka                                                         Acid Equilibrium Chemistry; 2-2                        of Bushkill Creek Samples



*       Wed., Sept. 28    Evening Exam #1 - 7 to 9 pm, Hugel 103                                                  EXAM #1 (Room Reserved 8/20/10)                                    Sept. 27 & 29


15       Fri., Sept. 30   Henderson Hasselbach and pKsp                                                 Henderson Hasselbalch Equation and Solubility Chemistry                      Tom DeFazio


16       Mon., Oct. 3     Henderson Hasselbach and pKsp                                                 Henderson Hasselbalch Equation and Solubility Chemistry                6) Movie - Silent Spring


17       Wed., Oct. 5     Ecosystem Energy and Mass Flow                                             Introduce Ecosystem - Energy and Mass Flow; 5-1 through 5-3                and Fooling with Nature


18        Fri., Oct. 7    Ecosystem Energy                                                                       Population Dynamics ; 5-1 through 5-3                           AEC 325 - Oct. 4 & 6



B       Oct. 10 and 11                           Fall Break                                                                    Fall Break

19      Wed., Oct. 12     Bioaccumulation                                                                       Toxic Compound in the Environment; 5-3                         No Laboratory Session


20       Fri., Oct. 14    Nutrient Cycles - Nitrification                                                              Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles: 5-4


21      Mon., Oct. 17     Nutrient Cycles - Nitrification                                                              Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles: 5-4                            7) Poster Reviews


22      Wed., Oct. 19     Limiting Nutrient                                                                             Nitrification & Limiting Nutrient                             Oct. 18 & 20


23       Fri., Oct. 21    Limiting Nutrient                                                                             Nitrification & Limiting Nutrient


24      Mon., Oct. 24     Water Quality; Regulations, Bacteria                                   Dev.of Water Quality Regulations and Pollutants; 1-7, 9-1, 9-2, 9-5, 9-6           8) Coliform Test


25      Wed., Oct. 26     Water Quality; DO and BOD                                                           Relationship of Oxygen to Organic Matter; 8.1                  Oct. 25 & 27 - Tom DeFazio


26       Fri., Oct. 28    Water Quality; DO and BOD                                         Midterm Checkup - Relationship of Oxygen to Organic Matter; 9-4 through 9-7

27      Mon., Oct. 31     Water Quality; Modeling BOD continued                                        Carbonaceous BOD vs. Nitrogenous BOD; 9-4 through 9-7                   9) Water Treatment Plant


28      Wed., Nov. 24     Water Quality; Modeling River Pollution                                            Carbonaceous BOD vs. Nitrogenous BOD; 9-2                           Field Trip, Nov. 1 & 3


29       Fri., Nov. 4     Water Quality; Modeling River Pollution                                                       Streeter-Phelps Equation; 9-3                        Chuck Wilson: 610-250-6693


30       Mon., Nov. 7     Water Quality; Modeling River Pollution Continued                                             Streeter-Phelps Equation; 9-3                         10) Wastewater Treatment


31      Wed., Nov. 9      Water Quality; Modeling River Pollution Continued                                      Streeter-Phelps Practice Problem; 9-3                        Plant Field Trip, Nov 8 & 10


32       Fri., Nov. 11    Water Quality; Eutrophication                                                               Live and Death of Ecosystems; 5-6                       Mark Woods: 610-250-6705


                                                                                            Revised 2/25/2013, Kney
33    Mon., Nov. 14   Wetlands, Green Roofs, Bioswales                                                Improving Water Quality/Sustainable Practice              11) Grand Central Landfill



**    Mon., Nov. 14   Evening Exam #2 - 7 to 9 pm, Room Hugel 103                                         EXAM #2 (Room Reserved 8/20/10)                             610-863-2398


34    Wed., Nov. 16   Drinking Water Treatment                                                                       Water Basics; 10-1                                 Field Trip


35    Fri., Nov. 18   Drinking Water Treatment: Floc and Coag                                                 Coagulation and Flocculation; 10-2             John Hambrose, Nov. 15 & 17


36    Mon., Nov. 21   Drinking Water Treatment: Floc and Coag / Ev.   Test Review                             Coagulation and Flocculation; 10-2



B     Wed., Nov. 23   Thanksgiving Break                                                                                 Turkey Day                             No Laboratory Session



B     Fri., Nov. 25   Thanksgiving Break                                                                             Don't Eat Too Much


37    Mon., Nov. 28   Drinking Water Treatment: Floc and Coag                                                 Coagulation and Flocculation; 10-2


38    Wed., Nov. 30   Drinking Water Treatment: Hardness                                                            Water Softening; 10-3
                                                                                                                                                                  Poster Session
***   Thurs. Dec. 1   Poster Presentation, 7 - 9 pm                                    Meet in Farinon - Marlo Center and West Wing (Reserved August 2010)


39     Fri., Dec 2    Drinking Water Treatment: Hardness                                                            Water Softening; 10-3


40    Mon., Dec. 5    Drinking Water Treatment: Hardness                                               Membrane, Adsorbent, Ion Exchange; 10-7               13) Environmental Site Assessment



41    Wed., Dec. 7    Drinking Water Treatment: Chlorination                                  Class Evaluations and ABET Evaluation; Disinfection10-6          Dec. 6 & 8, Rm. 302 AEC


42     Fri., Dec. 9   Risk Assessment                                                                         Risk Perception and Assessment                     Laboratory Evaluations




                                                                                    Revised 2/25/2013, Kney

								
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