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JGSEE offers the graduate programs in Master degree (Master of Science, Master of Philosophy and Master of Engineering) and Doctor of Philosophy in the fields of Energy Technology & Management and Environmental Technology & Management. Generally, the durations of the programs are 2 years for Master degree and 3 years for Doctor of Philosophy.



 
Academic Programs

Course Program
 
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Philosophy
Master of Science
(Energy Technology)
(Environmental Technology)
Master of Science
(Energy Tech & Mgmt)
Master of Science
(Environmental Tech & Mgmt)
Master of Engineering
(Energy Tech & Mgmt)
Master of Engineering
(Environmental Tech & Mgmt)
   
 

Course Program

Course Description

JEE 601
Seminar for M.Phil / M.Sc (Energy Technology)
1 (0-3-3)

JEE 611
Seminar for M.Phil / M.Sc (Environmental Technology)
1 (0-3-3)
The principal objective is to enhance student’s capabilities in extracting main points from technical papers and reports, as well as report writing skill and oral presentation. In addition, the course also aims to promote interactions among students, researchers and academic staff in the exchange of ideas and information

JEE 601
Seminar for M.Eng / M.Sc (Energy Technology & Management)
1 (1-0-2)
The objective of the course is to enhance the capabilities of students to extract the main points from technical papers and reports, as well as writing skills and oral presentation skills. At the beginning of the course, introductory sessions are devoted to guidelines for extracting and analyzing information obtained from research papers and reports as well as techniques for technical paper writing and oral presentation. Students will be required to work independently, as well as to interact with other students, researchers and academic staff as part of a process of exchange of ideas and information.

JEE 611
Seminar for M.Eng / M.Sc
(Environmental Technology & Management)
1 (1-0-2)
The objective of the course is to enhance the capabilities of students to extract the main points from technical papers and reports, as well as writing skills and oral presentation skills. At the beginning of the course, introductory sessions are devoted to guidelines for extracting and analyzing information obtained from research papers and reports as well as techniques for technical paper writing and oral presentation. Students will be required to work independently, as well as to interact with other students, researchers and academic staff as part of a process of exchange of ideas and information

JEE 701
Seminar for Ph.D (Energy Technology)
1 (0-3-3)

JEE 711
Seminar for Ph.D (Environmental Technology)
1 (0-3-3)
The principal objective is to enhance student’s capabilities in extracting main points from technical papers and reports, as well as report writing skill and oral presentation. In addition, the course also aims to promote interactions among students, researchers and academic staff in the exchange of ideas and information.

JEE 602
Dissertation for M.Phil (Energy Technology)
27 (0-0-81)

JEE 612
Dissertation for M.Phil (Environmental Technology)
27 (0-0-81)
Students are required to undertake design and development or research projects under the guidance of the supervisor and other members of the Thesis Advisory Committee. The project should indicate some initiatives, which may lead to new concept, approach or new findings in the fields of energy or environment.

JEE 609
Dissertation for M.Sc (Energy Technology)
21 (0-0-63)

JEE 615
Dissertation for M.Sc (Environmental Technology)
21 (0-0-63)
Students are required to undertake design and development or research projects under the guidance of the supervisor and other members of the Thesis Advisory Committee. The project should indicate some initiatives, which may lead to new concept, approach or new findings in the fields of energy or environment.

JEE 610
Thesis (Energy Technology & Management)
12 (0-0-36)
The Students are required to undertake research or development studies under supervision of a member of the faculty. The thesis should be completed within two semesters.

JEE 620
Thesis (Environmental Technology & Management)
12 (0-0-36)
The Students are required to undertake research or development studies under supervision of a member of the faculty. The thesis should be completed within two semesters

JEE 702
Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology)
42 (0-0-126)

JEE 712
Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology)
42 (0-0-126)
Students are required to undertake design and development or research projects under the guidance of the supervisor and other members of the Thesis Advisory Committee. The project should indicate some initiatives, which may lead to new concept, approach or new findings in the fields of energy or environment.

JEE 603
Special Study I
3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Student taking the subject is required to attend a certain subject prescribed by his/her advisor. The subject may be offered in English or Thai in any accredited university or in any one of the collaborating universities. At the end of the course , the student needs to prepare the state- of- the- art report in English and have an oral examination with the Thesis Advisory Committee or a Special Study Committee appointed by JGSEE.

JEE 604
Special Study II
3 (0-0-9)
Prerequisite: None
Student is required to make a study on a certain prescribed subject related to thesis topic under supervision of thesis advisor. The study may involve situation review, data collection and data analysis as well as critical survey in certain topics in order to provide clarity for thesis framework. At the end of the semester, student needs to prepare a report in English on the subject and attend an oral examination with the Thesis Advisory Committee or a Special Study Committee appointed by JGSEE.

JEE 605

Special Study III
3 (0-9-9)
Prerequisite : None
Student is required to make analysis or conduct experiments on certain approved task under supervision of thesis advisor. The objective is to upgrade the student's analytical or experimental skill in order to facilitate his/her thesis undertaking. Each project should be completed in one semester. At the end of the semester, student needs to prepare a report in English of the task and attend the oral examination evaluated by the Thesis Advisory Committee or a Special Study Committee appointed by JGSEE.

JEE606

Mathematical Techniques
3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations, difference methods for initial value and boundary valued problems. Numerical solutions of partial differential equations.
Optimization techniques : Lagrange multiplier method, steepest-ascent method, dynamic programming, linear programming, geometric programming. Probability, statistic and error analysis. Interferences and regression.

JEE607

Optimization Techniques
3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Classical optimization theory, one-dimensional optimization methods including Lagrange multiplier and search techniques, application to curve fitting, unconstrained optimization., method of steepest descent, Newton's method and quasi-Newton methods, constrained optimization, formulation of mathematical models, elementary geometric programming, nonlinear programming, Monte Carlo optimization, random search algorithm, computer solution of optimization problems.

JEE 608

Computational Fluid Dynamics
3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Numerical methods, Fluid mechanics
The objective of this course is for students to develop a sound knowledge of how to solve fluid flow and heat transfer problems with the numerical methods. The course will present several important topics: the basic concept of fluid flow, introduction to numerical methods, finite difference methods, finite volume methods, and solution of linear equation system. The basic knowledge will be applied to typical Computational Fluid Dynamics problems, such as the wave equation, heat equation, Laplace’s equation, Burgers’ equation (inviscid/viscous), and simple form of the Navier-Stokes equation. Finally an introduction to the use of commercial software will be presented.

JEE613

Research Methodology (Energy Technology / Environmental Technology)
3 (3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Introduction to modern data acquisition. Research project management and analysis. Theories and practices of various experimental techniques necessary for research including physical and chemical methods of analysis. The course will not attempt to give the particular techniques needed in special subject areas because these techniques will be different for each student, and they will be given by the university departments and supervisors of students.

JEE 614

Research Methodology
(Energy Technology & Management)
(Environmental Technology & Management)
2(2-0-4)
Prerequisite: None
The course aims to give the students experience in the general skills needed in scientific and technical research. The general skills to be covered will include: searching for information in the literature, reviewing previous research, making proposals for new research, measurements and the analysis of data, describing equipment and experimental methods, good practice and ethics in research.

JEE616

Internship
6(0-0-18)
Prerequisite: completed 1 year of study
The aim of the course is to enable the student to gain professional experience. The students who choose the internship option are required to work on an internship in industry for 20 consecutive weeks. The internship will be supervised by an instructor. The Guidelines for the Internship Program describe the procedures for the selection of suitable companies and tasks for the internship, as well as the selection of the industrial supervisors and the required reporting.

JEE617

International Internship
6(0-0-18)
Prerequisite: completed 1 year of study
The aim of the course is to enable the student to gain professional experience in an international environment and to learn how to work in a different cultural environment. The students who are selected for this internship option will work on an internship in industry for 20 consecutive weeks. The internship will be supervised by an instructor. The Guidelines for the Internship Program describe the procedures for the selection of suitable companies and tasks for the internship, as well as the selection of the industrial supervisors and the required reporting.
This international internship program is reserved for the best students of each year. The JGSEE will provide possibilities to participate in an international internship program in Europe, US or Japan individually organized by the JGSEE. The institutions selected will be internationally recognized applied research institutions and international companies.

JEE618

Research Study
6(0-0-18)
Prerequisite : None
The students are required to undertake short research or development projects under supervision of a member of the faculty. The research study should be completed within one semester.

JEE 703

Selected Topics in Energy and Environment 1
3(3-0-6)

JEE 713

Selected Topics in Energy and Environment 2
3(3-0-6)
The aim of the course is to introduce the students to selected current topics in energy and environment. The students have the opportunity to learn about actual problems in order to expand their vision of local and global challenges. The subjects can vary in each academic year.

JEE621

Energy Economics
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
This course aims to develop an understanding and practical analytical skills of energy economics and planning approaches taking into account the cost of environment impact . This course will provide fundamental concepts of economic issues and theories related to energy, such as economics of natural and energy resources, aggregate supply and demand analysis, and the interrelationship between energy, economics and the environment as well as some important issues in energy policy. This course will also demonstrate the use of economic tools for decision making in energy and environment planning and policy.


JEE622

Environmental and Energy Policy
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
Rational analysis and decision making in environmental and energy policy are important activities in setting out appropriate direction for expanding the economy. The goal of this course is to familiarize students with issues of environmental and energy policies, particularly in developing countries, and to provide them necessary analytical skills in developing national energy policy. This course explores the fundamentals of energy analysis including terminology, conventions, procedures and planning policy applications. It will also cover a number of contemporary energy and environmental policy issues, including energy security, global warming, regulations of energy industries, energy research and development, energy technology commercialization. A series of lectures and seminar will be used in meeting the above objectives.

JEE 623

Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of rational analysis, as well as decision making in issues concerning energy and environmental economics and policy, taking into account the environmental impacts. Roles of energy in economic development and interrelationship between energy consumption and economic growth, physical aspects of energy transformation and economic sectors. Economic concepts of energy supply and demand: market mechanism and price theory, fossil energy resources’ scarcity and national energy security, policy instruments for efficient energy uses and resource allocations, case studies. Concept of externality of environmental impacts, market failure, social cost and benefit analysis, concept of environmental protection and policy instruments related to energy supply and consumption, environmental pollution control and abatement, case studies. Contemporary issues of energy and environment at domestic, regional and international level: public participation and environmental concerns, acid rain, Montreal Protocol, UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol.

JEE 624

Energy and Environmental Management and Planning
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to develop planning and analytical skills, and capacity building in management related to energy and environmental issues. Concept of physical transformation of energy: sources of energy to end uses, drives of energy program initiative, analysis of rational energy uses and basic of energy audit, identification of energy conservation opportunities, economic analysis and project evaluation, state of a energy program reporting. Concept of natural resources and environment, effects of anthropogenic cause to environment: principle of sustainability development, environmental impact assessment tools and indicators: LCA and environmental standards, state of environmental assessment reporting and its applications. Energy and environmental planning and decision making supporting tools, project implementation, execution, monitoring and control, case studies.

JEE 631

Project Management
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is to enable students to understand and apply project management functions. Identification and formulation, feasibility analysis and economic evaluation. The course includes project appraisal, implementation as well as scheduling and cost control, commissioning and project evaluation after completion of projects. Case studies and software applications.

JEE 632

Project Implementation and Control
1(1-0-2)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to enable the students to learn the basics of project management. It will explain how to design and implement a project, like definition, objectives, characteristics, and phases of projects as well as execution plans, cost/schedule estimation and control. It will end with project evaluation.

JEE 633

Energy Management in Industry
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is for students to develop a sound knowledge of how to plan and to implement energy management programs in industrial complexes. In this course, the technical and economic aspects of energy management will be presented and applied to case studies in industry. First, the principles of energy management, including management programs, organizational set up, energy auditing, establishing an energy balance for industrial complexes will be explained, followed by the introduction of tools and methods to increase the efficiency of industrial energy systems. Later, energy efficient technologies and systems will be presented.

JEE 634

Energy Management in Buildings
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is for students to learn how to evaluate the energy supply and consumption in buildings, and to plan and implement energy management programs in building complexes. In this course, the technical and economic aspects of energy management methods will be presented and applied to case studies. First the issue of human comfort and cooling requirements are introduced, including indoor air quality. Following this, the calculation of building energy load and the thermal behavior of buildings will be introduced, including solar gains and shading aspects. Then principles of the measurement, monitoring and control of the energy flow in buildings will be presented. Finally, options for improving the energy balance and reducing the cooling load and the electrical load of buildings will be introduced.

JEE 634

Energy Management in Buildings
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is for students to learn how to evaluate the energy supply and consumption in buildings, and to plan and implement energy management programs in building complexes. In this course, the technical and economic aspects of energy management methods will be presented and applied to case studies. First the issue of human comfort and cooling requirements are introduced, including indoor air quality. Following this, the calculation of building energy load and the thermal behavior of buildings will be introduced, including solar gains and shading aspects. Then principles of the measurement, monitoring and control of the energy flow in buildings will be presented. Finally, options for improving the energy balance and reducing the cooling load and the electrical load of buildings will be introduced.

JEE 635

Energy Management in Transportation
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The aim of this course is to develop an understanding of traffic management for efficient energy use and pollution control. Urban growth and traffic demand. Transportation modes: motorized and non-motorized. Comparison of transportation modes: mobility, energy uses, environmental and economic impacts. Transportation management, the solution of transportation problems, efficient energy use in transportation systems, and air and noise pollution controls. Case studies.

JEE 641

Steam Boiler and Furnace Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Steam generation and steam boiler design, including evaporating heating surface, superheater, reheater, economizer and air-heater. Combustion mechanism in boiler furnaces and performance analysis. Estimation of NOx and SOx emission from boilers. Heat transfer in convective heating surfaces. Processes on the fireside of heating surface. Lay out and heat calculation of steam boiler.

JEE 642

Fuels and Combustion
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Thermodynamics
The objective of the course is to provide the student with the basic concepts of combustion processes. Classification of fuels. Properties and characterization of gaseous, liquid and solid fuels. Characteristics of the combustion flame. Stoichiometry. Thermodynamics of combustion. Chemical kinetics of combustion. Energy balance and furnace efficiency. Overview on major combustion technologies for solid, liquid and gaseous fuels.

JEE 643

Energy System Analysis and Engineering
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Thermodynamics
The objective of the course is for students to understand how the energy system works and how to design the process system used in industries. In this course, the concept of energy analysis and system design will be presented. First, the basic concepts of mass and energy balances for the energy systems, and the analysis of thermodynamic processes and cycles will be discussed, followed by the basics of system engineering, analysis and measurement methods. Later, the design of typical workable system will be discussed, as well as the basics of some important equipment and instruments used in industries, such as piping systems, pumps, and heat exchangers with some case studies describing optimal systems.

JEE 644

Power Plant Engineering
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The aim of the course is to provide students an overview of various types of power plants and their components. Basic concepts for fuels and combustion processes, Analysis of steam cycles and combined cycle power generation, Steam generators and turbines, Condenser, feed water and circulating water systems, Diesel engine and gas turbine power plants, Energy storage, emission control and flue gas treatment. Economics of power generation.

JEE 645

Clean Technologies for Solid Fuels
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to provide the student basic concepts of clean technologies for solid fuels. Classification of solid fuels: coal, biomass and waste. Chemical and physical properties of solid fuels. Pyrolysis, gasification and liquefaction of solid fuels. Combustion processes and environmental considerations. Special attention is given to domestic lignite and biomass and the development of clean coal technologies and co-firing.

JEE 646

Advanced Transport Phenomena
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is to give students a sound knowledge of the mechanism of multi-phase flow and energy analysis. The course will firstly introduce the concept of mass, energy and momentum conservation. Emphasis will then be put on the analysis of differential fluid element in laminar flow and turbulent flow, friction loss and flow measurement. Secondly, the fundamentals of heat transfer and the differential equations of heat transfer will be presented. The steady-state conduction and unsteady-state conduction will be compared. Lastly, the two-phase flow mechanism focusing on the gas-solid behavior will be discussed.

JEE 651

Biomass for Heat and Power
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Biomass characteristics and availability. Potential for utilization in heat and power production. Combustion analysis. Gasifiers and boilers. Power generating equipment and processes. Cogeneration. Performance monitoring and analysis. Financial evaluation of biomass projects. Emission calculations and control methods.

JEE 652

Natural Gas Utilization Technologies
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None.
The objective of the course is to give students an understanding of the natural gas utilization technologies. Natural gas properties. Reserves and uses. Natural gas processes and transportation. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Thermoacoustic liquefaction: methane reforming, partial oxidation, and hydrogen production. Fischer Tropsch process, Gas-to-Liquid plants, and direct conversion of natural gas. Ammonia, methanol, and dimethylether synthesises. Combustion fundamentals. Use of natural gas in reciprocal engines and as catalytic pollutant control. The application of gas in gas turbines and power plants as well as in fuel cells. Environmental and economic considerations, as well as life-cycle assessment.

JEE 653

Solar Energy
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Heat Transfer
Nature of solar radiation, measurement and interpretation of local solar radiation data, transmission through and absorption by partially transparent media. Selective surfaces. Theories of flat plate collectors and focusing collectors, Hottel-Whillier's equation and Applications

JEE 654

Sustainable Bio-energy Technologies
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
This course aims to provide an understanding of both conventional and advanced technologies for sustainable bio-energy. Basic concepts of sustainability. Technologies based on thermochemical, chemical and biological processes. Impacts and regulations of bioenergy. Conventional and advanced biotechnologies for sustainable biofuels production, such as postgenomic technologies, molecular tools for microbial monitoring, bioprocesses for biofuel production and microbial fuel cells.

JEE 655

Energy Technology
2(2-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is to provide a sound knowledge to evaluate all major energy systems. In this course the principles of thermal energy conversion systems will be presented. It will start with an overview about the current energy situation, its demand and supply and the characteristics of the conventional and renewable energy resources. All major energy conversion systems will be introduced and the specifics in their application explained. In addition necessary instrumentation and measurement techniques are presented to monitor and evaluate energy systems.

JEE 656

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The aim of the course is to give students an understanding of current and promising technologies for hydrogen production and fuel cells. Characteristics of fuels for hydrogen production. Hydrogen production technologies: thermal, thermochemical and bio-chemical processes. Hydrogen purification, storage, and transportation. Introduction to fuel cells. Types of fuel cells. Materials and designs of fuel cells. Operations of fuel cells. Current situation and the future trend of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

JEE 657

Catalytic Processes and Reaction Engineering
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is to provide students an understanding of the catalytic processes involved in fuel processing and emission reduction. Manufacturing, testing and uses of catalysts in industry. Types of catalytic reactors: fixed bed reactors, fluidized bed reactors and multiphase reactors. Catalytic processes for feedstock purification and flue gas treatments. Important catalytic reactions: steam reforming, water-gas shift reaction, methanation, ammonia synthesis, DME (Dimethylether) and methanol synthesis.

JEE 658

Renewable Energy Technologies
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to give students an understanding of the nature and characteristics of renewable energy resources, renewable energy technologies and their limitations, economic aspects, and environmental impacts. To develop analytical skills for resource assessment. Renewable energy resources and technologies to be covered are solar thermal and photovoltaic, wind, biomass and small hydro.

JEE 659

Energy from Biomass
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is for students to understand the advantages of bio-energy production and various technologies for biomass conversion for heat and power. Biomass handling and processing: charcoal and biomass briquette preparation, biofuel and biogas production. Thermal and thermochemical conversion processes: Pyrolysis, gasification and combustion. Finally, the impact on environment and the policy framework for biomass utilization will be discussed.

JEE 661

Atmospheric Boundary Layer Science
3(3-0–6)
Prerequisite: Atmospheric Science
This course aims to give students an understanding of the processes in the atmospheric boundary layer, with emphasis on those that are important in the human environment. Atmospheric thermodynamics. Radiation processes in the lower atmosphere. Energy and mass balances. Boundary layer micro-meteorology. Boundary layer processes and surface interactions. Modeling of the boundary layer. Environmental effects on the boundary layer. Turbulence. Diffusion processes and modeling. Boundary layer measurements.

JEE662

Atmospheric Dynamics
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Atmospheric Science
This course gives a comprehensive survey of atmospheric dynamics which students will need to understand the processes involved in atmospheric modeling. Basic physical and mathematical concepts; the fundamental and apparent forces. Momentum, continuity and thermodynamic equations; spherical coordinates; scale analysis, isobaric coordinates, balanced flow, trajectory and streamlines; thermal wind; vertical motion; surface pressure tendency. The circulation theorem; the vorticity equation, the barotropic and baroclinic potential vorticity equations. Atmospheric turbulence; turbulent kinetic energy; boundary layer momentum equation; secondary circulation and spin-down. Quasi-geostrophic approximation and prediction diagnostic of vertical motion; baroclinic disturbance. The perturbation method; simple wave types; gravity waves; Rossby waves. Filtering meteorological noise; the finite difference method; the spectral method; primitive equation models; data assimilation.

JEE 663

Mathematical Model on Air Pollution with Applications
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisites: Knowledge of computer program
This course will give a general description of existing problems on air pollution, and mathematical principles and conceptual tools to investigate the transport and evolution processes of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols in the troposphere. It covers basic principles on planetary boundary layer physics, numerical methods for simulating boundary structure and local terrain-induced circulations and for modeling transport and diffusion of trace gases and aerosols in the troposphere with Eulerian and Lagragian approach.

JEE 664

Air Pollution Modeling
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Atmospheric Science
The objective of the course is to enable students to understand and apply air pollution modeling techniques. General description of existing problems in air pollution. Mathematical principles and conceptual tools for investigating the transport and chemical evolution processes of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols in the troposphere. Planetary boundary layer theory. Numerical methods for simulating the boundary layer structure and local terrain-induced circulations, and for modeling transport and diffusion of trace gases and aerosols in the troposphere with Eulerian and Lagrangian approaches. Applications and software.

JEE 665

Environmental Modeling
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is to introduce students to the application of mathematical modeling to environmental systems – air, water, soil and the ecosystem. Mass and energy balances, transport phenomena – advection, dispersion/diffusion, reactor types and reaction kinetics. Air: introduction to atmospheric chemistry, plume models, short and long distance transport of air pollutants. Water: contaminant fate and transport in lakes, rivers, groundwater. Ecological modeling: Ecological processes – photosynthesis, algal growth, fish growth and single population growth; modeling population dynamics – growth models, interactions between populations.

JEE 666

Atmospheric Science
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Environmental Pollution Control Technology
This course will describe the atmospheric chemistry and physics necessary to understand the relationships between emissions, atmospheric transformations and transport. It will present the photochemistry and chemical kinetics and mechanisms of homogeneous and heterogeneous organic and inorganic reactions of significance in the atmosphere. It will discuss measurement techniques for a variety of gaseous and aerosols. It will present the basics of atmospheric dynamics as it relates to meteorology, pollutant dispersion, and long-range transport of pollutants. It will also introduce the atmospheric radiative balance, the evapo-transpiration as well the precipitation. It will present a basic introduction to modeling of atmospheric processes for understanding and developing control strategies in urban, regional and global scale atmospheric problems.

JEE 667

Environmental Pollution Control Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to provide a broad based introduction to aspects of environmental pollution and control in air, water and soil media. The course will introduce environmental monitoring and analysis techniques and environmental impact assessment. The course will include an introduction to pollutants present in aqueous systems, the fate and transport of these pollutants, and an introduction to water and waste water treatment processes. The course will include an introduction to the sources, fate and transport of air pollutants, and an introduction to air pollution control technology. It will also include an introduction to solid and hazardous wastes, their fate and interactions with other media, and handling, control and treatment technologies.

JEE 668

Air Pollution Control
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The course aims to provide an overview of air pollution control technologies. Air pollution sources and effects of air pollutants. Applications of meteorological data in air pollution control. Automobile and industrial emission control technologies. Measurement and analysis of air pollutants, ambient air quality monitoring, air quality standards and criteria setting.

JEE 671

Life Cycle Assessment
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to introduce the students to the concept of pollution prevention and life cycle thinking. The systems approach to dealing with environmental pollution problems is highlighted and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is introduced as an assessment tool. The course details are as follows. Basics of environmental interactions: Biogeochemical cycles and environmental impacts – global, regional and local. LCA: Introduction; methodology – goal, scope, inventory analysis, impact assessment; software; improvement analysis, like identification of environmental "hotspots". Application of LCA to waste management and energy conversion systems. Product stewardship and design for environment.

JEE 672

Instrumentation for energy and environmental samples analysis
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
Basic principles of environmental analysis. Sampling of environmental samples (soil, water, air, waste). Sample preparation (gaseous, liquid, solid). Detection methods. Elemental analysis for solid, liquid and gaseous samples (ultimate analysis, heavy metals, …). Molecular analysis and separation techniques of solid, liquid and gaseous samples (PAH, VOC,……) Application of electrochemical and biochemical methods (biosensors, enzymic,…). Examples of applications. Data analysis andinterpretation.
The course will be divided into 2 parts: lecture or theory part an laboratory or experimental part. The experimental part will also include field study.

JEE 673

Waste Treatment Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of the course is to introduce students to pollution treatment technologies for wastewater, solid and hazardous waste. Wastewater treatment: Characterization – physical, chemical and biological; physicochemical unit operations – screening, filtration, size/volume reduction, mixing, sedimentation, flotation, flocculation, adsorption, disinfection; reactor types and modeling – batch and continuous stirring tank reactor (CSTR) kinetics; biological processes – microbial kinetics, suspended and attached growth systems, aerobic and anaerobic treatment systems. Solid waste treatment: Solid waste generation and characterization; waste separation and preliminary mechanical-biological treatment; waste treatment – recycling, landfill composting, incineration. Hazardous waste treatment: Characterization of hazardous wastes and legislation; risk assessment; processing and treatment methods – physicochemical, biological, stabilization and solidification, thermal treatment, secure landfilling; remediation of contaminated sites.

JEE681

Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Chemistry of environmental media (soil, air and water resources) and their geochemical and biological interactions. Pollutant behaviour and their interactions and bioaccumulation in the environment and food chains. Reactions of natural living organisms with pollutants and their toxicity and adverse effects upon the ecosystem. Sustainability of the biosphere. Environmental critical load. Threshold limits of ecotoxicology. Mechanisms and modes of interactions within the ecosytem. Ecological standardisation. Environmental monitoring. Ecological risk assessment.

JEE 682

Environmental and Health Risk Assessment
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to understand concepts of risk assessment and to gain a knowledge of risk estimates, as well as the applications of risk assessment in the environmental management and planning systems. Introduction to Environmental and Health Risk Assessment. Use of statistical tools for risk assessment. Transport and transfer processes of pollutants in soil, water and air. Risk assessment: risk characterization, exposure, dose-response and target level calculations. Risk-Based Decisions for Corrective Action.

JEE 683

Environment and Energy
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
Global energy flows. Biological energy and ecosystems. Sources of energy, their merits and environmental issues. Technologies of energy production with emphasis on power generation, such as steam turbine and gas turbine power plants, cogeneration of heat and power, nuclear power plants. Wind and solar energy technologies. Energy related environmental problems: cost-benefit analysis, thermal pollution, air pollution, radioactivity, etc. Projected energy use and growth reduction by conservation.

JEE 684

GIS and Remote Sensing
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
This course describes the concepts and the applications of GIS and Remote Sensing as a tool in environmental management and planning. Principles of remote sensing. Physical background in electromagnetic wave theory. Propagation of electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with matter. Spectral signature, data acquisition, and digital image processing techniques. Image classification. Accuracy assessment. Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Characteristics of spatial information database. Mapping concepts and data structure. Data management techniques. Data acquisition, manipulation and analysis. Map output generation. Application of GIS and remote sensing in environmental management and planning.

JEE 685

Climate Change and the Ecosystem
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
This course aims to provide an understanding of what causes climate change and how it affects the ecosystem. Overview of climate change science. Energy balance and radiative transfer. Greenhouse effect and global warming. Natural causes of climate change: solar and terrestrial causes. Paleoclimate and future climate changes. Assessment of climate change induced by anthropogenic causes. Exchanges, sources and sinks of greenhouse gases in the Ecosystem. Introduction to the impact of climate change on the Ecosystem. Adaptation and vulnerability of the Ecosystem.

JEE 686

Biotechnology for Energy and Environment
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The aim of this course is to provide both fundamental and advanced concepts concerning biotechnology for energy and environment. The important basics of microbiology, biochemistry and enzymology will be included. Technologies necessary for the biotechnological applications in the four major areas i.e. bioconversion of biomasses to energy, biomonitoring, biotreatment and bioremediation will be taught. Practical aspects such as biogas production from wastewater and solid wastes, biosensors, cellular and molecular tools, anaerobic and aerobic water treatment, microbial leaching of heavy metals, subsurface microbiology, environmental genomics and proteomics, nanotechnology for studying microbes as well as microbes and energy will be taught.

JEE 687

Biogeochemistry
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: Environmental Chemistry
The objective of the course is to understand the interaction involving biology, geology and chemistry in the ecosystem. Basics of biogeochemistry. Global biogeochemical cycles of major elements; carbon, nitrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and others. Nutrient fluxes and energy flows in the ecosystems. Trace gas exchanges in ecosystems. Roles of organisms and their interactions. Effects of human activities on natural nutrient and energy fluxes. Modeling and techniques for studying biogeochemical processes.

JEE 691

Climate Change Policy
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The objective of this course is to understand the current climate change policies driven by anthropogenic causes. Policy formulation and its implementation. Climate and principles of climate change. Natural and anthropogenic causes. Sources of emission. Emission factors and control of emissions. Principles and essence of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Montreal convention: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its assessment reports. Scenario of emissions (SRES) model. International agreements and standards involved in Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction. Kyoto protocol and its instruments: joint implementation, emission trading, clean development mechanism and related national policies.

JEE692

Urban Environmental Management
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The goal of the course is to allow students to understand how to manage and control the environmental problems in urban areas. Topics covered in the course will include: sustainable development and eco-efficiency; structure and characteristics of urban area; public administration and management; planning and management methodology; environmental problem and pollution control; urban health; and urban environmental indicators and monitoring systems. Management tools to be introduced will include: Urban Environmental Management Systems (EMS); and Integrated Environmental Management Systems (IEMS).

JEE693

Environmental Auditing and Management in Industry
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite: None
The aim of the course is to enable the students to understand industrial environmental problems, and how to manage these problems in industry. The course should provide the students with the necessary background to implement environmental audits according to standards, such as ISO 14001. The course will introduce the concept of environmental auditing, and the pertinent laws and regulations. The course will also include an introduction of environmental accounting and an introduction to integrated environmental management system (IEMS) for industries, with their management and design tools to implement an IEMS in industry. Finally case studies of environmental accounting and auditing will be presented and discussed.

EM 611

Management of Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Technology change and corporate strategic planning. Technology forecasting. R & D organization and management. Project selection and priorities, decision making tools. Innovation and commercialization. Technology transfer. Risk assessment.

EM 612

Project Management
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Project management functions. Identification and formulation. Feasibility analysis, and economic evaluation. Project appraisal. Implementation, scheduling and cost control. Case studies and software applications.

EM 613

Energy Management
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Basic concepts. World and local energy situations. Issues and institution set up. Demand for energy and economic growth, energy pricing systems and policies. Fuels and electricity, conversion, substitution and technology options. Supply analysis and strategies. Income and price elasticities of energy. Economics of energy conservation. Energy demand management, measures and methodologies. Programme formulation and implementation. Barriers to conservation and supporting measures. Demand side management programme. Corporate energy management programme. Monitoring and targeting.

EM 614

Economic Foundations
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Basic concepts, scarcity, choices, trade-offs, and resource allocation. Demand and supply, and the role of prices. The theories of consumers and producers, economic efficiency and welfare, and marginal cost pricing. Cost and benefit analysis concepts, opportunity costs, resource depletion, discount rates and present values. Externalities and shadow pricing, consumer's surplus, rents, and producer's surplus, opportunity cost of capital, discounted transfer payments, sunk costs, shadow exchange rates and shadow rates of interest. Project economic analysis, case studies.

EM 615

Management Information Systems
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Fundamental of information systems. Role and importance of information systems in administrative works. Computer applications in the management of information systems. Development and safety protection. Management techniques in organization using information technology. Information society. Trend and role of information systems in the future. Current applications including energy related areas.

EM 621

Energy Conversion and Distribution
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermal Energy Analysis
A study on the characteristics of energy conversion methods and equipments, with emphasis on the generation, storage and distribution of electricity. Classification of power plants. Thermal power plants. Cogeneration and combined-cycle generation. Fuel requirements. Rankine-cycle engine. Hydrogeneration. Solar, wind, and nuclear generation. Comparative economic study of the conversion system, the storage and distribution system; grid and distributive systems, marginal cost and tariff.

EM 622

Energy Performance Indices
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
A study on the evaluation of energy performance of energy consuming processes and devices. Domestic consumption and appliances; stove, lighting equipments, fans, air-conditioners and other appliances. Other tertiary sectors, commercial and service, task requirement and energy consumption. Rural sector, classification of activities and energy requirement. Industrial sector, energy per unit and per ton of production. Transportation sector, energy per passenger-km, or freight ton-km.

EM 631

Energy System Planning
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
System characteristics and data requirements for planning. System objectives. Planning in electricity, generation and distribution, demand and load characteristics, tariff and investment. Hydro system. Oil, gas, coal and nuclear systems. Energy supply planning.Energy policy and institutions. Structure of the energy institutes and influence on policy.

EM 632

Energy Modeling
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Energy consumption and supply balance, energy matrix. Thailand sectorial energy consumption. Energy supply and intermediate energy forms. Principles of model building. Model types, construction of projection functions. Data requirements, Sensitivity and model verification. Policy analysis and choice of models. Linkage with other national models, macro-economic, population planning and agricultural models.

EM 633

Rural Energy Study
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
The rural economy, the structure of the economy and macro-economic pattern. The agriculture pattern and agricultural plans.Pattern of rural energy consumption. Energy resource and distribution. Energy and agriculture. Energy and rural industry.Projection of future energy demand through a consumption model linkage with the national economic and agriculture models.
Rural electrification and other energy delivery.

EM 634

Advanced Energy System Engineering
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Energy System Engineering
Network analysis, and the balanced macro-energy system. Project Management, PERT/CPM. Problem formulation and the constrained solution. Inventory model. Probability and random process. Generation of random variable and simulation. Dynamic programming and nonlinear programming. Unconstrained and constrained optimization.

EM 635

Systems Engineering
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Basic concepts and definitions. Systems approach and methodologies. The importance of objectives, constraints, environments, resources, participating elements and management in problem solving. Systems life cycle. Analysis of systems, and tools. Systems engineering and stages of operation. Appraisals and testings. Applications of systems approach to management.

EM 641

Electrical Energy Analysis
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Electrotechnology
Fundamentals of electrical power engineering, analysis and measurement methods for power and energy in three phase circuits.Electro-magnetism, magnetic circuit and energy transfer. Application of thermodynamics to the analysis of electromagnetic circuits, transformer, motor, and generator. Management of electrical energy. Distribution circuits and equipments. Electrical tariff.Load and demand management. Power factor and loss management.

EM 642

Electrical Energy Utilization
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Electrical Energy Analysis
Use and efficiency of electrical equipments. Electric heating equipments, resistance heater, induction, infrared, and dielectric heater. Welder. Elevator, escalator and conveyer. Blower, pump and compressor.

EM 651

Thermal Energy Utilization
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermal Energy Analysis and Advanced Heat Transfer
Use and efficiency of heat equipments. First and second law consideration. Boiler and steam equipments. Steam driven prime mover. Evaporator and condenser. Dryer. Preheater and economizer. Pyrolysis and gasifier.

EM 671

Energy Conservation for Buildings
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Solar Energy
Comfort cooling and psychrometry. Air quality and air change. Building utility, facility and energy requirement. Building energy load and thermal dynamics. Solar heat gain, shading, and illuminous effect. Measurement and control of energy in building. Formulation of control algorithm.Instrumentation for measurement and control.

EM 672

Energy Conservation for Industries
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Energy fundamentals. Energy management programme and promotion. Surveys and audits, metering techniques and analysis methodologies. Sankey diagram and energy balances. Estimation of energy conservation potentials and economic evaluation.Energy management in industrial processes and equipments : steam and condensate systems, combustion processes, liquid heating systems, furnaces, kilns, dryers, refrigerating systems, cold rooms and freezers, compressed air systems, pumps, fans and motors. Waste heat recovery principles. Efficient use of electricity. Cogeneration. Case studies.

EM 681

Energy Management in Transport
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Basic Economics
Transportation systems : comparison and choice criteria, government role, transport components and services. Transportation economics : cost and pricing, project evaluation. The use of energy in transport, energy efficiency of various modes, saving measures and strategies relating to engineering aspects, transport management, traffic management, infrastructure and urban form.

TT 511

Combustion and Emission Control
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermodynamics or Thermal Engineering
Production of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels with emphasis on biomass, petroleum, coal and oil shales. Fuel properties and tests. Stoichiometry. Normal and abnormal combustion processes in internal combustion engines, emission characteristics and options for emission controls.Mass transfer theory: Reynold's flow model, mass transfer conductance and Spalding's transfer number. Modified Reynold's flow model, Schmidt number, modification of heat transfer equations. Applications of mass transfer theory in predicting rates of combustion, vaporization, absorption of gases, etc.

TT 561

Advanced Thermodynamics
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermodynamics or Thermal Engineering
Review of thermodynamic definitions and concepts, the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Concepts of combined system and environment and dead state. Availability, irreversibility, exergy and applications to control mass and control volume analyses. Chemical availability. Second law efficiencies for control mass and control volume. Applications of availability and exergy to engineering cycles. Lindhoff analysis for heat transfer network. Thermo-economics based on exergy and trading off energy against capital.

TT 581

Measurement and Instrumentation
3(2-2-4)
Prerequisite : None
Principles and practices in measurement of physical properties such as temperature, pressure, velocity, flow rates of liquids and gases, heat transfer rates, heating values, etc. Data recording and telemetry. Error analysis. Instrumentation for quality control of liquid and vapour.

TT 622

Thermal System Design
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics or equivalent
Design procedure. Comparison between a workable system and optimum system. Equation fitting for characterization of thermal equipment and processes based on experimental data. Modeling of thermal equipment and processes based on physical law. Simulation of thermal systems. Selected optimization techniques for thermal system such as Lagrange Multiplier, search methods, linear programming, etc. Engineering economics.

TT 632

Waste Heat Recovery
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Heat Transfer
Analysis of waste heat from various equipment. Heat exchangers. Waste heat recovery between gas and gas, gas and liquid and liquid and liquid. Cogeneration of heat and power: topping cycles and bottoming cycles. Waste heat recovery from lighting systems. Heat pumps. Thermal insulation.

TT 663

Steam and Gas Turbine Systems
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermodynamics
The importance of second law in relation to steam and gas turbine plants. Performance criteria and parameters. Steam plants for power production and thermal processes. Method of improveing performance. Cogeneration. Industrial gas turbine. Effects of various parameters on plants performance. Component chracteristics. Performance matching. Combined cycles.

ET 617

Fuels and Combustion
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermodynamics
Classification of fuels. Properties, test, and production of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels with emphasis on biomass, petroleum, coal and oil shales. Stoichiometry. Heating values. Normal and abnormal combustion processes in internal combustion engines. Mass transfer theory : Reynolds flux, driving force and their determinations. Applications of mass transfer theory in vaporization, condensation, dissolution, transpiration cooling and combustion processes and prediction of combustion rates in internal combustion engines.

ET 621

Advanced Heat Transfer
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Heat Transfer
Laminar forced convection in circular, non-circular, annular cross-sectioned conduits and over external surfaces of axis-symmetrical bodies. Turbulent forced convection over ducts and flat plates. Boiling and condensation. Simultaneous heat and mass transfer systems. Heat conduction and radiation. Solutions of steady and transient heat conduction problems by analytical integrated techniques and other numerical methods. Conduction problems including heat sources. Radiation heat transfer sources, geometric factors. Radiation from clouds and gases.

ET 622

Thermal Energy Analysis
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermodynamics
Second law of thermodynamics, availability concept and availability analysis. Second law efficiencies. Availability property relations. Exergy. Applications of availability analysis and exergy to thermodynamic processes and engineering cycles and co-generation systems. Energy audit and management in various thermal energy system with emphasis on boiler, furnaces, steam equipment. Lindhoff analysis. Energy target, simple design for maximum energy recovery. Trading off energy against capital. Thermo-economic analysis.

ET 626

Drying of Foods and Cereal Grains
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Basic Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Air-humidity properties. Air movement. Equilibrium moisture contents. Thermophysical properties of food and grains.Grain drying systems.Rigorous and simplified analysis of grain drying: single-kernel, thin layer, and deep-bed grain drying. Analysis of food drying : fixed-bed and moving-bed drying, spray drying, drum drying.

ET 627

Energy System Design
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics or equivalent
Designing a workable system or an optimum system. Engineering economics. Equation fitting for characterisation of energy equipment using experimental data. Modeling of energy equipment based upon physical laws. Energy system modelling and simulation. Selected optimization techniques for energy systems.

ET 647

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermodynamics
Review of processes, cycles and designs of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Absorption refrigeration with emphasis on solar energy application. Theory and methods of food freezing and preservation. Advanced studies of air conditioning systems with environmental and economic considerations.

ET 683

Design and Analysis of Experiments
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Randomized block, t-test, factorial and factorial design confounding, response surface methodology. Mathematical model building and nonlinear estimation ; determination of optimum condition.

ET 690

Energy Resources and Conversion Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Current situation, technologies and outlook of energy sources and consumptions. Potential strategies of energy conservation. Selected topics on solar energy utilization for heating, cooling and generating. Wind energy. Geothermal energy. Hydropower. Biofuels. Nuclear energy. Reports and examinations of topics in this course have to be submitted for grading.

ET 691

Nuclear Energy Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Nuclear Reaction : fission, atomic structure, radioactivity. Reactor theory : criticality condition, homogeneous reactor systems, heterogeneous reactor systems, determination of critical size. Nuclear reactor systems : pressurized water reactor, boiling water reactor, heavy water reactor. Nuclear fuel : fuel cycle, fuel material, enrichment, reprocessing, waste disposal, fuel management, fuel cycle cost. Reactor structural materials : reactor unit, moderator, product poisoning, control system, reactor analysis and operation. Reactor safety : radiation protection, reactor safeguards. Environmental effect from nuclear energy. Cost analysis of nuclear power plants.

ET 692

Bio-Energy Conversion
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Concepts of biomass and energy transformation. Conversion and utilization of biomass to food, fibre, chemicals and fuel. Photosynthetic process and photo- chemical reactions in plants. Photo-production of hydrogen. Fermentation process and conversion of agricultural wastes to viable fuel alternatives. Alcoholic fermentation, methane production. Engineering, operation and economic considerations of bio-digesters.

ET 693

Coal Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Chemical and physical properties of coal. Coal mining and handling. Combustion processes for coal and environmental considerations. Destructive distillation, gasification and liquefaction of coal. Special attentions are given to domestic lignite.

ET 695

Solar Cells and Applications
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite :None
Concepts of energy conversion. Basic semiconductor theory and PN junctions. Solar cells : photovoltaic effect, solar cell characteristics, materials and technology. Terrestrial application of solar cells: dimensioning and economic consideration, examples of applications.

ET 696

Advanced Solar Energy of Thermal Processes
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Solar Energy
Advanced solar collectors, heat storage, solar water heaters, solar drying, solar distillation, solar pond, long term performance of solar water heating and drying, economics of solar equipments.

EV 510

Air and Noise Pollution Control
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Propagation of atmospheric pollutants. Air quality standard and criteria setting. Impacts of air pollution and control of mobile and stationary sources. Emission control technology. Industrial air pollution control. General characteristics of sound. Noise sources and evaluation. Techniques to control and reduce environmental noise.

EV 520

Waste Water Treatment
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Properties, structures and functions of bacteria, algae, fungi and protozoa. Growth and metabolism of microbes. Sterilization and analysis of water quality. Activated sludge process. Sludge drying bed. Anaerobic digestion. Planning, feasibility assessment and site selection for water treatment by natural processes. Basic process responses and interactions. Fundamentals of waste water treatment by natural processes such as stabilization ponds, land treatment systems, waste water reuse, etc.

EV 527

Ecosystem and Ecotechnology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite :None
Structure of ecosystem, air, water, soil and biodiversity. Biogeochemical cycle, global production and decomposition.Energy flow, population dynamics, biological balance and biological control. Factors affecting ecosystem, natural conservation. Principle and need of ecotechnology, economic aspects, its applications and case studies in the ecosystem.

EV 603

Noise Pollution & Control
2(1-0-4)
Prerequisite :None
Physical properties of sound waves. The human ear and ear damage. Subjective rating methods from basic noise measurements. Measurement instruments and techniques. Sound absorption, standards and recommendations for noise control.

EV 611

Air Pollution and Control
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite :None
Air pollution sources and effects of air pollutants. Applications of meteorological data in air pollution control, automobile and industrial emission control technologies. Measurement and analysis of air pollutants, ambient air quality monitoring, air quality standard and criteria setting.

EV 612

Combustion & Mass Transfer
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : Thermal Engineering
Classification of fuels. Properties, test and production of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels with emphasis on biomass, petroleum, coal and oil shales. Stoichiometry. Fundamental of fluidized bed combustion. Combustion processes in fuels, equipments, and internal combustion engines and pollution control. Mass transfer theory: Reynolds flux, Spalding transfer number and their determinations. Applications of mass transfer theory in vaporization, dissolution and combustion processes and prediction of combustion rates.

EV 621

Water Quality
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Physical, chemical and biological properties of water and waste water. Pollutants and their effects upon ecosystems. Various methods of treatment. Water quality criteria and uses. Analytical techniques.

EV 623

Advanced Wastewater Treatment
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Chemical constituents and their effects in wastewater. Nitrogen and phosphorus removal. Design criteria of biological process. Design of removal processes of refractory organics, dissolved inorganic substances; carbon adsorption, ion exchange, ultrafiltration, electrodialysis. Utilization or disposal of concentrated contaminants resulting from advanced wastwater treatment.

EV 624

Environmental Health
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Methods of controlling communicable disease vectors, epidemiology and public health.Social and environmental factors affecting health, communicable diseases, public health, on-site collection and treatment, collection and off-site treatment, recovery and reuse.

EV 625

Thermal Pollution Management Technology
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Thermal pollution and its effects on environment. Fundamentals of stratified fluid flows and heat transfer processes. Industrial cooling water.Technology for thermal pollution reduction. Design methodology for cooling towers, cooling ponds, and intakes and outfalls of heated effluents from thermal power plants. Study of thermal pollution problems by mathematical modelling, hydraulic modelling, and pilot plants. Thermal pollution laws and regulations.

EV 631

Hazardous Materials & Safe Disposal of Hazardous Wastes
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Basic principles of hazardous materials, atomic structure and chemical reactivity, combustion mechanisms of reactive materials, gas laws governing temperature, pressure, and volume, behavior of compressed and cryogenic gases, explosive mechanism, shock waves, toxicity of materials, corrosive materials, radioactive materials.Hazardous waste treatment technologies, physical, chemical and biological treatments, treatments by precipitation, sedimentation, chemical oxidation, neutralization, extraction, incineration, landfills, land treatment, and ocean disposal.

EV 632

Treatment and Utilization of Solid Wastes
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Sources, types and composition of wastes to be treated and utilized. Advantage and disadvantage in recycling wastes. Basic processing technologies. Processes of utilizing inorganic and organic wastes: composting, feed stuff, energy, chemical, landfill and land treatment.

EV 640

Environmental Analysis & Control
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Important environmental standard, management and planning for pollution control, pollution measurement and control techniques. Characteristics of municipal, toxic and radioactive wastes. Fundamentals of economic and social analyses.

EV 641

Environmental Impact & Assessment
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Various elements of environmental impact statements and environmental impact assessment of air, water, noise, biological, culture resources, socioeconomic and other relevant projects. Systems approach to energy and environment. Analytical tools, techniques and their applications on the environmental impact measurement of various projects both beneficial and adverse are discussed. Case studies.

EV 642

Environmental Quality Management
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Setting of environmental standards, data management and translation to standards. Procedure and methodology of environmental impact assessment. Planning of measurement and environmental quality, monitoring, establishment and organization of control agencies. Industrialization and urbanization management, resource conservation.

EV 643

Modeling in Environmental Engineering
3(3-0-6)
Prerequisite : None
Fundamentals of mathematical modeling in environmental engineering. Process of model building. Types of models, e.g. deterministic, stochastic and compartment models. Model fitting. Application of models, e.g. to nutrient cycle in wetlands, pesticide transformation, atmospheric transport of sulphur dioxide, local and regional distribution of air pollution, ecosystem sensitivity to acidic deposition, and GIS. Environmental case studies.


 


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