Need and objectives of environmental impact assessment (EIA). Basic tasks and methods for need justification, project description, environmental factor determination, impact prediction, significance testing, mitigation design, evaluation, reporting, and public review. Review of impacts of different types of engineering projects and activities. Corequisite: ENV E 325.
Overview of air quality regulations. Overview of fundamental principles in air quality engineering. Theory and application of processes for gaseous and particulate pollutants control, including incineration, adsorption, absorption, biofiltration, cyclonic separation, electrostatic precipitation, filtration, and scrubbing. Special applications may include the control of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, and mobile/automotive emissions.