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.
By the end of this course, students will be able to :
1) Understand the colmplex problem of environmental pollution,
2) Understand what the science of pollution is all about,
3) Understand the pollution and grobal environmental degradation by human activity,
4) Understand the air pollution, and the cleanup and preservation technology for preventing environmental pollution and restoring environments,
5) Understand the water pollution, and the cleanup and preservation technology for preventing environmental pollution and restoring environments,
6) Understand the soil contamination, and the cleanup and preservation technology for preventing environmental pollution and restoring environments,.
Environmental problem, Cleanup, Pollution, Control Technology
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
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|
|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.
The Science of Environmental Pollution, Frank R. Spellman, CRC Press
Exercise problems in each class and final written assignment.
No prerequisites are necessary.