2016 Environmental Cleanup and Pollution Control Technology

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Graduate major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society
Hinode Hirofumi 
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Course description and aims

Society has paid more and more attention to the social impact of environment and environmental pollution, especially since the latter half of the 20th century. This course explains environmental cleanup, preservation methods, and technology in lectures divided into the categories of atmosphere, surface water, underground water, and soil.

Student learning outcomes

The course provides lectures concerning the increasingly complex problem of environmental pollution, specifically on cleanup and preservation technology for preventing environmental pollution and restoring environments, taking into account the causes of pollution.


Environmental problem, Cleanup, Pollution, Control Technology

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

During the first 80 minutes of each class, the contents are explained using a projector. The remaining 10 minutes are allotted to a quiz regarding the lectured contents.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 What is pollution? Review the course content
Class 2 Pollution Science Fundamentals Review the course content
Class 3 Global Pollution Problems Review the course content
Class 4 Sources of Pollution Review the course content
Class 5 Air pollution Control Review the course content
Class 6 Water Pollution Control Review the course content
Class 7 Soil Pollution Remediation Review the course content


Course materials are uploaded at OCW-i.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

The Science of Environmental Pollution, Frank R. Spellman, CRC Press

Assessment criteria and methods

Exercise problems in each class and final written assignment.

Related courses

  • ZUQ.T202 : Thermodynamics
  • CVE.G310 : Water Environmental Engineering

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites are necessary.

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