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Environmental transport phenomena

ENG-420

Lecturer(s) :

Crouzy Benoît
Porté Agel Fernando

Language:

English

Summary

The course aims at introducing basic physical aspects of molecular and turbulent diffusion, as well as of dispersion processes, their mathematical modeling, solutions and related environmental applications

Content

    - Advection and diffusion
    - Point source pollution
    - Introduction to turbulence
    - Turbulent dispersion
    - Mixing in rivers, lakes and in reservoirs
    - Atmospheric boundary layer
    - Computational fluid dynamics

    Keywords

    Environmental diffusion, advection, dispersion, mixing, pollution, rivers, atmospheric boundary layer

    Learning Prerequisites

    Recommended courses

    Basic knowledge of fluid mechanics

    Learning Outcomes

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

    Transversal skills

    Teaching methods

    Lectures, exercises and projects

    Assessment methods

    30 % continuous control during the semester (projet)
    70 % written test during the exam session

    In the programs

    Reference week

     MoTuWeThFr
    8-9     
    9-10     
    10-11     
    11-12     
    12-13     
    13-14     
    14-15    GRB001
    GRB330
    15-16    
    16-17    GRB001
    GRB330
    17-18     
    18-19     
    19-20     
    20-21     
    21-22     
     
          Lecture
          Exercise, TP
          Project, other

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    • Autumn semester
    • Winter sessions
    • Spring semester
    • Summer sessions
    • Lecture in French
    • Lecture in English
    • Lecture in German