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Course Undergraduate
Semester Sem. V
Subject Code CH311
Subject Title Environmental Science and Engineering


Awareness of the impact of environment on quality of life – natural resources – biological systems – bio‐geo chemical cycles – chemical processes; water treatment operations, water sampling, storage, quality measurement – oxygen demand – detection of pollutants – current environmental issues; pollutants, global warming, causes and consequences, air pollution,organic and inorganic air pollutants, smog‐acid mine drainage, accumulation of salts in water– soil formation; micro and macro nutrients in soil, pollutants in soil – green chemistry: an alternative tool for reducing pollution – engineering interventions; flow sheets, waste minimization, e‐waste management, ASP, reverse osmosis, trickling filter – environmental management; solid, liquid waste management, hazardous wastes, ISO standards – Kyoto protocol, Montreal protocol, Euro norms.

Text Books

1. Rao, V., Textbook of Environmental Engineering, Prentice Hall of India (2002).

  1. Baird, C. and Cann, M., Environmental Chemistry, 3rd ed., W. H. Freeman and Company (2005).  
  2. Manual on Water Supply and Treatment, CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban Development, GOI (1999).  
  3. Manual on Sewerage and Sewage Development, CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban Development, GOI (1993).  
  4. Hauser, B. A., Practical Hydraulics Hand Book, Lewis Publishers (1991).  
  5. Hammer, M. J., Water and Wastewater Technology, Regents/Prentice Hall (1991).  
  6. Sharma, J. P., Comprehensive Environmental Studies, Laxmi Publications (2004).  
  7. Garg, S. K., Environmental Engineering (vol. 1 and 2), Khanna Publishers (2004).  
  8. Kiely, G., Environmental Engineering, McGraw‐Hill (1997).  
  9. Bharucha, E., Textbook of Environmental Studies, University Grants Commission (2004).
  10. Vanloon, G. W. and Duffy, S. J., Environmental Chemistry: A Global Perspective, Oxford Univ. Press (2000).