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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)
   
 

Student Information


Course list & Description

Code
Course Title
Credit
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)
JEE 601 Seminar for M.Eng / M.Sc (Energy Technology & Management) 1 (1-0-2)
JEE 611 Seminar for M.Eng / M.Sc (Environmental Technology & Management) 1 (1-0-2)
JEE 701 Seminar for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 1 (0-3-3)
JEE 711 Seminar for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 1 (0-3-3)
JEE 602

Dissertation for M.Phil (Energy Technology)

27 (0-0-81)
JEE 612 Dissertation for M.Phil (Environmental Technology) 27 (0-0-81)
JEE 609

Dissertation for M.Sc (Energy Technology)

21 (0-0-63)
JEE 615 Dissertation for M.Sc (Environmental Technology) 21 (0-0-63)
JEE 610 Thesis (Energy Technology & Management) 12 (0-0-36)
JEE 620 Thesis (Environmental Technology & Management) 12 (0-0-36)
JEE 702 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 42 (0-0-126)
JEE 712 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 42 (0-0-126)
JEE 603 Special Study I 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 604 Special Study II 3 (0-0-9)
JEE 605 Special Study III 3 (0-9-9)
JEE 606 Mathematical Techniques 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 607 Optimization Techniques 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 608 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 613 Research Methodology (Energy Technology / Environmental Technology) 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 614 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4)
JEE 616 Internship 6 (0-0-18)
JEE 617 International Internship 6 (0-0-18)
JEE 618 Research Study 6 (0-0-18)
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)
JEE 621 Energy Economics 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 622 Environmental and Energy Policy 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 623 Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 624 Energy and Environmental Management and Planning 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 631 Project Management 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 632 Project Implementation and Control 1(1-0-2)
JEE 633 Energy Management in Industry 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 634 Energy Management in Buildings 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 635 Energy Management in Transportation 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 636 Solar Readiation Heat Gain and Air Flow in Building 3 (2-3)
JEE 641 Steam Boiler and Furnace Technology 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 642 Fuels and Combustion 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 643 Energy System Analysis and Engineering 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 644 Power Plant Engineering 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 645 Clean Technologies for Solid Fuels 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 646 Advanced Transport Phenomena 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 651 Biomass for Heat and Power 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 652 Natural Gas Utilization Technologies 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 653 Solar Energy 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 654 Sustainable Bio-energy Technologies 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 655 Energy Technology 2 (2-0-6)
JEE 656 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 657 Catalytic Processes and Reaction Engineering 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 658 Renewable Energy Technologies 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 659 Energy from Biomass 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 661 Atmospheric Boundary Layer Science 3 (3-0��6)
JEE 662 Atmospheric Dynamics 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 663 Mathematical Model on Air Pollution with Applications 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 664 Air Pollution Modeling 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 665 Environmental Modeling 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 666 Atmospheric Science 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 667 Environmental Pollution Control Technology 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 668 Air Pollution Control 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 671 Life Cycle Assessment 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 672 Instrumentation for energy and environmental samples analysis 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 673 Waste Treatment Technology 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 681 Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 682 Environmental and Health Risk Assessment 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 683 Environment and Energy 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 684 GIS and Remote Sensing 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 685 Climate Change and the Ecosystem 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 686 Biotechnology for Energy and Environment 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 687 Biogeochemistry 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 691 Climate Change Policy 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 692 Urban Environmental Management 3 (3-0-6)
JEE 693 Environmental Auditing and Management in Industry 3 (3-0-6)

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

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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.

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JEE 611 Seminar for M.Eng / M.Sc 1 (1-0-2) (Environmental Technology & Management)

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

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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.

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

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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 me mbers 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.

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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 me mbers 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.

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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.

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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

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

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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 me mbers 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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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JEE 606 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.

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JEE 607 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.

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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. .

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JEE 613 Research Methodology 3 (3-0-6) (Energy Technology / Environmental Technology)

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.

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JEE 614 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4) (Energy Technology & Management) (Environmental Technology & Management)

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.

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JEE 616 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.

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JEE 617 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.

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JEE 618 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)

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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.

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JEE 621 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.

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JEE 622 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JEE 636 Solar Readiation Heat Gain and Air Flow in Buildings 3 (2-3)

Prerequisite: None

The course aims to expose students to the mechanisms and calculation of light and heat gain through building envelope. It covers the subjects of heat transfer, steady and none-steady heat through building envelope, nature and calculation of solar radiation, optical and thermal aspect of solar radiation gain through glazing, the use of Windows and Them software for rating of performance of windows, daylight and heat gain through shaded windows and air flow in and around building. Class lectures will be supplemented by exercises and assignments based on the use of a building energy simulation software.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JEE 662 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JEE 667 E nvironmental 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JEE 681 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.

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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 managementand 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 .

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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.

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JEE 683 Environment and Energy 3 (3-0-6)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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JEE 692 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).

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JEE 693 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.

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