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CHE4112 - Environmental engineering

4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.083 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: M Rhodes


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Environmental issues driving change in chemical engineering practice. Greenhouse gas emissions and their consequences. Major air pollutants, sources, effects and fate. Meteorology and the dispersion of gaseous emissions. Alleviation of air pollution problems. Examination of water and wastewater; chemical, physical and microbiological tests; Australian drinking water guidelines. Wastewater treatment processes; activated sludge, trickling filtration, anaerobic digestion. Solid waste treatment. Noise pollution.


Examinations: 80%
Assignments: 20%

Contact hours

3 lectures and 1 practice class per week


CHE3101 and CHE3103