BIO410 Ecology and Environmental Engineering

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
BIO410 Ecology and Environmental Engineering 3 0 6 Tue 13:00-14:50 Thu 11:00-11:50
Prerequisite Junior Standing It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Mohamed Ragab Office Hours Schedule Mon 15:00-16:00 , Tues 11:00-13:00 Wed 10:00-13:00
E-mail mragab@ius.edu.ba
Phone +387957203 Office / Room No A F1.5
Assistant
E-mail mragab@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives The course objectives are to introduce general ecological principles and ecosystems, as well as fundamental principles of microcosmology, restoration ecology, solid waste water treatment, ecological engineering in relation to economics and society.
Textbook Book 1. Ecological Engineering: Principles and Practice, Patrick C. Kangas, Lewis Publishers, 2005 Book 2. Environmental Engineering, fourth edition.Ruth Weiner and Robin A. Matthews. Butterworth-Heimann, 2003.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods Lecturing and active learning by project assignments to provide the opportunity for the students to develop their skills of analytical thinking and problem solving
    WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
    Week 1 Introduction, Ecology, Ecosystems and Engineering Book 1 : 1-24
    Week 2 Civil Engineering, Public Health and Ethics Book 2: 1-10
    Week 3 Assessment and Environmental impact Book 2: 13-30
    Week 4 Risk analysis Book 2: 33-47
    Week 5 Water pollution and water supply Book 2: 51-77,107-134
    Week 6 Wastewater treatment Book 2: 167-202
    Week 7 Solid and Hazardous waste Book 2: 251-273
    Week 8 Radioactive waste Book 2: 313-338
    Week 9 Air pollution and air pollution control Book 2: 351-408
    Week 10 Soil Bioengineering Book 1 : 69-109
    Week 11 Microcosmology Book 1: 117-162
    Week 12 Restoration Ecology Book 1: 167-209
    Week 13 Ecological Engineering for Solid Waste Management Book 1: 215-234
    Week 14 Economics and Ecological Engineering Book 1: 273-296
    Week 15 Revision
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam 1 35 1,2,3,4,5
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    In-Term exam 1 20 1,2,3,4,5
    Term project and presentation 1 20 1,2,4,5
    Quizzes 2 20 1,2,3,4,5
    Attendance 1 2 1,2,3,4,5
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
    Lectures 3 15 45 Final Exam study 16 1 16
    Assignments 6 6 36 Term Project/presentation 4 2 8
    In-term exam study 1 15 15 Home study 2 15 30
            Total Workload Hours = 150
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 07/10/2019
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