Environmental Quality Analysis II

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental Quality Analysis II

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICEN312, ICEN342

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course conditions:

    5-20 students

    Course Description:

    Practices on environmental quality monitoring concerning soil analysis, solid waste, air and noise pollution, as well as toxicity testing; data sampling; sample preservation and sampling analysis; data evaluation.

    Course Objectives:

    • Describe nature of soil and soil analysis
    • To construct a coagulant/flocculant equilibrium curve for a water treatment
    • To obtain operating results for a solid-liquid and liquid-liquid separation
    • Utilize instruments and samplers appropriate for assessment of noise and air pollution levels
    • Monitor quality of environmental samples using toxicity data obtained from biotests

    Teaching Methods:

    Lectures, classroom discussion, practice in environmental microbiology laboratory

    Teaching Media:

    Power point, transparencies, slides, audiovisual and hand-out

    Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:

    • The ability to understanding basic analytical techniques for soil air and noise analysis
    • The ability to recognize factors influencing the environmental quality monitoring
    • The ability to present scientific and technical information to different groups of audiences

    Student’s achievement will be graded according to the college and university standard using the symbols: A (85%), B+, B, C+, C, D+, D and F.

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