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ENV 477: Solid & Hazardous Waste Management The objective of this course is to apply multidisciplinary approaches to managing solid and hazardous wastes. Topics include familiarization with sources, classification, storage, transportation, various physicochemical and biological remediation technologies, and pertinent federal and state regulations. Knowledge of physicochemical and/or biological characteristics of a waste will be used to design appropriate disposal options. Prerequisite: ENV 400 3 credits ENV 478: Environmental Microbiology Lab This lab accompanies ENV 474 and includes field and lab work which aid in understanding environmental microbiological principles. Co-requisite: ENV 474 2 credits, Spring ENV 486: Fluid Mechanics and Water Systems Design This course begins with a study of the principles of fluid mechanics, including the energy of static and dynamic fluid systems. Those principles are then applied to a study of pumps and the design of water distribution systems and wastewater systems. Prerequisites: MATH 242, ENV 312, ME 204; Corequisite: ENV 487 3 credits ENV 487: Fluid Mechanics and Water Systems Design Lab This lab course complements ENV 486 Fluid Mechanics and Water Systems Design. This course provides laboratory demonstration of basic fluid mechanics, the creation of engineering drawings of hydraulic piping systems, sewage collection systems, and drainage basins using computer-aided design (CAD) software. Other computer software such as EPANET 2.0, Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) 5.0, and Autodesk Civil 3D Hydraflow will be used to simulate and design piping systems. Corequisite: ENV 486 1 credit ENV 489: Special Topics in Environmental Science Topics of special and/or current interest will be covered.

1-4 credits

ENV 494: Senior Design I Environmental engineering design is the process of devising a system, component, or process to meet desired needs and that include considerations of risk, uncertainity, sustainability, lifecycle principles, and environmental impacts. It is a decision-making process (often iterative), in which the basic sciences, mathematics, and the engineering sciences are applied to convert resources optimally to meet these stated needs. The student must have an ability to apply both analysis and synthesis in the engineering design process, resulting in designs that meet constraints and specifications. Constraints and specifications include societal, economic, environmental, and other factors as appropriate to the design. The student’s main work product is the preparation of a professional quality design proposal and a presentation. Students will also begin their preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering examination, learn about teamwork, and study the engineer’s Professional Code of Ethics. 2 credits ENV 495: Senior Design II This course continues the study of the design process in environmental engineering. The design project developed in ENV 494 is implemented. The course’s main objective is the conduct of a project which results in an improvement to, or the development of a system for pollution control, pollutant fate and transport modeling, or other related process or operation relevant to environmental engineering. Data generation, presentation, and analysis will be required. The project concludes with the preparation of a professional quality report and presentation. Prerequisite: ENV 494 3 credits, Spring

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Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019  

Gannon Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019