ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

CHE2ENC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject deals with some contamination and treatment problems related to the quality of drinking and river waters. Physical, chemical and biological measures of water quality will be discussed along with sampling and storage procedures. Detailed methods for analysis of trace metal and organic pollutants in natural waters and hands-on-experience with some of these modern instrumental techniques will be key features of the lectures and laboratory classes. Other topics to be covered in lectures include data presentation, waste water treatment procedures and examples of documented EPA and Public Health Authority Standard Methods.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Potter

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (One of CHE1BAS or CHE1CHF or CHE1GEN) and CHE1APL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CHE2MAC, CHE2CWQ

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Potter

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 3.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 10 x 3hour laboratory classes in total per semester."

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 3.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"There are 10 x 3hour laboratory classes in total per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignments: 2 topic assignments (equivalent to 1000 words) throughout the semester.20
LMS Quizzes: 8 LMS quizzes throughout the semester.10
Laboratory reports: 10 laboratory reports (equivalent to 1500 words) throughout the semester.20
Mid-semester and/or end of semester exams for the 2 lecture topics (equivalent to two 1-hour exams50