Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Air pollution and climate change

ENV-400

Lecturer(s) :

Reimann Bhend Stefan
Takahama Satoshi

Language:

English

Summary

A survey course describing the origins of air pollution and climate change

Content

Keywords

Atmospheric chemistry, air quality, climate change, air pollution, meteorology, aerosols

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere (ENV-320)

Important concepts to start the course

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises (quantitative and programming)

Expected student activities

Lecture attendance, exercise assignments

Assessment methods

40% exercise assignments, 60% final exam

Resources

Bibliography

Atkins, Peter, and Julio de Paula. Physical Chemistry. W. H. Freeman, 2006.

Cooper, C. David, and F. C. Alley. Air Pollution Control: A Design Approach. Waveland Press, Inc, 2011.

Denbigh, Kenneth George. The Principles of Chemical Equilibrium: With Applications in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Cambridge University Press, 1981.

Finlayson-Pitts, Barbara J., and James N. Pitts Jr. Chemistry of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere: Theory, Experiments, and Applications. Academic Press, 1999.

Flagan, R. C and Seinfeld, J. H. Fundamentals of Air Pollution Engineering, Prentice Hall, Inc., New Jersey, 1988. http://authors.library.caltech.edu/25069/

Friedlander, Sheldon Kay. Smoke, Dust, and Haze: Fundamentals of Aerosol Dynamics. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Hinds, William C. Aerosol Technology: Properties, Behavior, and Measurement of Airborne Particles. Wiley, 1999.

Jacob, Daniel. Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry. Princeton University Press, 1999. http://acmg.seas.harvard.edu/people/faculty/djj/book/

Kulkarni, Pramod, Paul A. Baron, and Klaus Willeke. Aerosol Measurement: Principles, Techniques, and Applications. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

Prausnitz, John M., Rudiger N. Lichtenthaler, and Edmundo Gomes de Azevedo. Molecular Thermodynamics of Fluid-Phase Equilibria. Pearson Education, 1998.

Seinfeld, J. H. & Pandis, S. N. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2006.

Wark, Kenneth, Cecil Francis Warner, and Wayne T. Davis. Air Pollution: Its Origin and Control. Addison-Wesley, 3rd ed., 1998.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Air pollution and climate change
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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