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Environmental Engineering: Air Pollution and Treatment

Understand different types of air pollution problems (including climate change), what causes them and how we can prevent or minimize these air problems.

Environmental Engineering: Air Pollution and Treatment
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Estimated 5 weeks
4–5 hours per week
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About this course

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This course will cover fundamental science and engineering principles dealing with air environmental systems. First, we focus on what pollutants can be present in air and how these pollutants move and spread in the air. Second, we will investigate indoor air quality and macroscale air-related problems including acid rain, ozone depletion, and global warming. Finally, we will study the impact of climate change on our lives and our environment and how we can mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the change.

At a glance

  • Institution: SNUx
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites:
    None
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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l Types of air pollutants and how they spread in the air

l Overview of microscale, mesoscale, and macroscale air problems

l Impact of climate change to our lives and environment

Week 1. Air pollution intro

Week 2. Movement of air pollutants

Week 3. Indoor air quality and macroscale air-related problems

Week 4. Climate change and its impact on the environment

Week 5. Final exam

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