ENCI634-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Engineering Chemistry for Water Systems

15 points
18 Feb 2019 - 23 Jun 2019

Description

Application of principles of physical chemistry to the description and composition of natural waters and engineering treatment of drinking water and wastewater. Studies of acid/base chemistry, complexation, precipitation, and oxidation-reduction potential chemistry.

Learning Outcomes

  • What you will know at the end of the course:
  • You will know how to solve chemical equilibrium problems and understand how inorganic chemicals speciate (behave chemically) when mixed into natural or engineered water systems.
  • You will learn about the chemistry of lakes, oceans, and groundwater through relevant examples.
  • You will learn about the chemical principles underlying many drinking water and wastewater treatment processes.
  • You will have the fundamental concepts to be able to apply your knowledge to other problems.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Programme Director

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 242 25 Mar - 31 Mar
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 13:00 Jack Erskine 340 25 Mar - 31 Mar
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 429 27 May - 2 Jun
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 Wheki 101 27 May - 2 Jun

Timetable Note

Block course dates for 2019: 27-28 March and 29-30 May

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Mark Milke

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignments 30%
MINTEQ Project 20%
tests (x2) 50%

Textbooks

Required Texts

Snoeyink, Vernon L. , Jenkins, David; Water chemistry; Wiley, 1980.

All students are expected to obtain access to the book and read the assigned sections. We have a limited number of copies I can provide to students. In addition to personal and library copies, copies can be purchased used through abebooks.com, bookfinder.com or other used booksellers.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,080.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 5 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.

All ENCI634 Occurrences

  • ENCI634-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019