CIVL 2002 Environmental Engineering

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300737

Coordinator Mariam Darestani Opens in new window

Description This unit teaches the fundamental theory and methods required for a civil engineer to solve environmental issues they would face in their professional life.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Equivalent Subjects CIVL 4006 - Environmental Engineering

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Apply basic principles of ecology and environmental processes to achieve sustainable water quantity and quality management;
  2. Apply appropriate drinking water and wastewater treatment techniques;
  3. Examine basic air and noise pollution control techniques;
  4. Apply solid and hazardous waste management techniques in urban and rural environments;
  5. Explain climate change issues and its implication to civil and environmental engineering projects;
  6. Apply environmental impact assessment and life cycle assessment methods for simple civil and environmental engineering problems.
  7. Explain legislative requirements and ethical issues related to civil and environmental engineering projects.

Subject Content

The Australian Environment
Ecology and its role in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Drinking water treatment
Wastewater treatment
Water quality management including modelling
Solid and hazardous waste collection and disposal
Environmental impact assessment and life cycle assessment
Air and noise pollution control and modelling
Climate change issues related to civil and environmental engineering
Environmental ethics and legislation

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quizzes x 3 30 minutes each (10% each) 30 N Individual
Lab Report (on line video based) Report of approximately 500 words 5 N Individual
Video wastewater treatment plant - questions 1000 words 10 N Individual
Final exam: open book, short answer and problem solving questions 2 hours 55 Y Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Sydney City

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

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2022 Semester 2

Penrith (Kingswood)

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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