Technical Electives for the Energy & Environment Specialization
Anil K. MehrotraDirector, Centre for Environmental Engineering Research & Education (CEERE) Schulich School of Engineering
Energy & Environment (ENEE) Courses as Approved Technical ElectivesENEE 501 Pollution Prevention and Control for Energy IndustryENEE 503 Life Cycle AssessmentENEE 505 Effluent Treatment Processes for Energy IndustryENEE 519.xx New Course(s) (TBA)ENEE 555 Energy and Environmental Systems Analysis*ENEE 573 Engineering Aspects of Sustainable CommunitiesENEE 575 Alternative Energy Sources (revised description)ENEE 577 Electrical Transmission System Planning & Operation
* ENEE 555 was not offered in 2009-10; not compulsory any more
Other Approved Technical Electives in Energy & Environment SpecializationENGO 551 Special Topics in Geospatial Information SystemsENGO 583 Environmental Modelling ENEL 581 Solid State Lighting and Human DevelopmentENEL 587 Power Systems
These courses are offered by Departments of Geomatics Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering.
ENEN Graduate Courses (require special permission from Associate Head, Undergraduate)ENEN 603: Principles of Environmental Engineering (Husein)ENEN 605: Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology (Chu)ENEN 621: Error Analysis and Experimental Design (Abedi)ENEN 623: Air Dispersion Modelling (De Visscher)ENEN 625: Computational Methods for Environmental Engineering (Mohamad)ENEN 627: Contaminant Transport (Achari)ENEN 631: Remote Sensing for Environmental Modelling (Valeo)ENEN 633: Fuzzy Logic for Environmental Engineering (Achari)ENEN 635: Environmental Modeling (Hassan)ENEN 641: Air Pollution Control Engineering (Tan)ENEN 643: Air Pollutant Sampling and Characterization (Tan)ENEN 651: Geo-Environmental Aspects of Landfill Design (Hettiaratchi)ENEN 653: Contaminated Soil Remediation (Achari)ENEN 655: Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Sites Mgmt (Hettiaratchi)ENEN 661: Water and Wastewater Treatment (Husein)ENEN 663: Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatment (Chu)ENEN 665: Wastewater Issues for the Oil & Gas Industry (industry)ENEN 673: Thermal and Cogeneration Systems (Mohamad)ENEN 693: Life Cycle Assessment (Bergerson) ?
ENEE 501 Pollution Prevention and Control for Energy IndustryAn overview of environmental laws and regulations. Environmental standards for air quality, water and land. Regulatory approval process for new energy projects.Base-Line Study and Environmental Impact Assessment. Environmental review of new energy projects. Pollution prevention methodology and techniques. Separation and recycle streams. Process modification, integration, analysis and control.Risk assessment.
ENEE 503 Life Cycle AssessmentConcepts of life cycle analysis. Applications to energy utilization, environmental consequences, sustainable development, environmental process analysis, and optimization. Inventory, impact and improvement analyses of energy systems. LCA Model development and utilization. Human health and safety considerations.
ENEE 505 Effluent Treatment Processes for Energy IndustryApplication of fundamental engineering concepts to develop process design specifications for physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes used for the treatment of gaseous, liquid and solid effluents from production, transportation and utilization of carbon-based energy sources.
ENEE 573 Engineering Aspects of Sustainable CommunitiesEcological footprint, life cycle assessment, sustainable construction, energy efficiency in buildings, intelligent and sustainable transportation, control of water/air pollution from mobile and stationary sources, energy from waste.
ENEE 575 Alternative Energy Systems[Being taught for the first time in Winter 2010 by Dr. Hugo] Revised Proposed Calendar DescriptionAn overview of alternative energy systems including hydroelectric, wind, solar (thermal, concentrating and photovoltaic), and distributed generation using gas turbines. Energy system performance will be quantified using thermodynamic, fluid mechanic, and heat transfer analysis.
ENEE 577 Electrical Transmission System Planning and OperationElectricity markets, carbon markets, optimal operation of electricity systems, environmental impacts of transmission networks, regulatory issues.