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AIR POLLUTION AND CONTROL

SEMESTER - VII
Subject Code 10CV765 IA Marks 25
Number of Lecture Hours/Week 04 Exam Marks 100
Total Number of Lecture Hours 52 Exam Hours 03

Course objectives:
This course will enable students to

1. Understand the concepts of air pollutants and its effects on environment.

2. Analyze the meteorological models for various stability conditions.

3. Understand the concepts of noise pollution, its effects and control.

4. To know about various sampling procedures and pollution control methods caused due to

automobiles as well as from other sources.

5. Study the current environmental issues and understand various environmental acts and

amendments.

Prerequisites: Requires the knowledge of


1. ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES – 1ST YEAR
2. ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY – 1ST YEAR
3. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING I - 6TH SEMESTER

Teaching Revised Bloom’s


Hours Taxonomy Levels
(RBT Level)
Unit – I INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION: Definition – Classification and 6Hours K1,K2
Characterization of Air Pollutants, Emission Sources, Behavior
and Fate of air Pollutants, Chemical Reactions in the
Atmosphere, Photo-chemical Smog, Coal-induced smog, Air
Pollution Inventories
Text book 1:- Ch 2: 2.1, 2.2,2.2.1,2.2.2,2.2.3,2.2.4,2.2.5
Text book 2.:-2.4

Recommended Learning :
Characteristics of air pollutants
Unit -2: EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION
On Human Health, Animals, Plants and Materials – Major 6 Hours K1,K2
Environmental Air Pollution Episodes – London Smog,
Los Angeles Smog & Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Text book 1:- Ch 5: 5.1,5.2,5.3,5.4;Ch 6:6.1,6.2,6.3,6.4 Ch:


7:7.1,7.2,7.3,7.4,7.5,7.6 Ch:8:8.1,8.2,8.3,8.4,8.5
Recommended Learning: environmental air pollution
episodes.
Unit – 3: METEOROLOGY
8 Hours K1,K2,K3
Introduction – Meteorological Variables, Primary and
Secondary Lapse Rate, Inversions, Stability Conditions, Wind
rose, General Characteristics of Stack Plumes, Meteorological
Models.

Text book 1:- Ch 3:- 3.1 to 3.6

Recommended Learning: Meteorological conditions


Unit- 4: Industrial Plant Location and Planning
Factors to be considered in Industrial Plant Location and 4 Hours K1,K2
Planning Noise pollution – sources, measurement units, effects
and control
Text book 1:- Ch 4: 4.1 to 4.3
Recommended Learning: Noise pollution concepts
Unit -5: SAMPLING, ANALYSIS AND CONTROL
16 Hours K1,K2,K3
Sampling and Measurement of Gaseous and Particulate matter,
Stack Sampling, Analysis of Air Pollutants, Smoke and Smoke
Measurement, Air Pollution Control Methods – Particulate,
Emission Control, Gravitational Settling Chambers, Cyclone
Separators, Fabric Filters, Electrostatic Precipitators, Wet
Scrubbers, Selection of a Particulate Collecting Equipment,
Control of Gaseous Emissions, Adsorption by Liquids,
Adsorption by Solids, Combustion Odours and their control.
Text book 2:- Ch 4:4.1 to 4.4:Ch 5:5.1 to5.6: Ch6: 6.1 to6.5

Recommended Learning : Air Pollution Control Methods


Unit -6: AIR POLLUTION DUE TO AUTOMOBILES
5 Hours K1,K2
Air Pollution due to Gasoline Driven and Diesel Driven
Engines, Effects, Direct and Indirect Methods of control.

Text book 1:- Ch 11: 11.1 to 11.16

Recommended Learning : Automobile pollution


Unit -7: BURNING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
4 Hours K1,K2
1. Acid Rain

2. Global Warming

3. Ozone Depletion in Stratosphere

4. Indoor Air Pollution

Text book 1:- Ch 24:24.1 to 24.3

Recommended Learning : Burning Environmental Issues


Unit -8: ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION
3 Hours K1,K2
Environmental Policy, Environmental Acts, Water, Air and
Noise Pollution Standards

Text book 1:- Ch 22: 22.1 to 22.3.

Recommended Learning : Environmental Policies

Text Books:
1. Air pollution – M N Rao
2. Environmental Pollution control engineering – C S Rao

Reference Books:
1. Boubel, R.W., Donald, L.F., Turner, D.B., and Stern, A.C., (1994), Fundamentals of Air
Pollution –Academic Press.
2. Crawford, M., (1980), Air Pollution Control Theory –TMH Edition, Tata Mc Graw Hill
Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi.
3. Henry. C. Perkins, (1980), Air Pollution –McGraw Hill.
4. Peavy, H.S., Rowe, D.R., and Tchobanoglous, G., (1986), Environmental Engineering –
Mc Graw Hill Book Co.
5. Sincero, A.P and Sincero, G.A., (1999), Environmental Engineering - A Design Approach
–Prentice Hall of India.
6. Wark, K., Warner, C.F. and Davies, W.T., (1998), Air Pollution- Its Origin and Control –
Harper & Row Publishers, New York.

Web resources/E-links:
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:- E- BOOKS, E-LINKS, etc
1. http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105104099/
2. http://nptel.ac.in/courses/105102089/11#
3. nptel.ac.in/courses/105102089/8
4. nptel.ac.in/courses/105104099/35
5. www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5D74DBCA3D091D8B
6. www.nptelvideos.in/2012/11/environmental-air-pollution.html
7. www.nptelvideos.com/civil.../environmental_air_pollution_video_lectures.php
Course Code Course Outcome
Identify the major sources of air pollutants and understand their ill effects on
C408.1 health and environment.

C408.2 Evaluate the dispersion of air pollutants in the atmosphere and to develop
Meteorological models..
C408.3 Understand various factors considered in industrial plant location and planning
and various concepts of noise pollution.

C408.4 Ascertain and evaluate sampling techniques for atmospheric and stack pollutants
and analyze automobile pollution and its control.

C408.5 Focus on current environmental issues and have knowledge of environmental laws
and standards

Mapping of Course Outcomes to Program Outcomes


P PO1 PO1 PSO
PO1 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PSO2
O2 1 2 1

C408.1 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 3 3 1 3 3 3
C408.2 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 - 2 3 - 3 3 3
C408.3 3 3 3 3 1 1 - - 1 2 - 3 3 3
C408.4 3 3 3 3 3 2 - - 1 2 2 3 3 3
C408.5 3 3 3 3 3 2 1 - - 1 2 3 3 3

Average
3 3 3 3 3 2 1 1 3 3 2 3 3 3

Question paper pattern:

 The question paper will have eight questions.


 Each full Question consisting of 20 marks
 Each full question will have sub questions covering all the topics under a module.
The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Assessment Method:
1. Direct Assessment
a. Continuous:
1.3 Internal Assessment Tests[Average of best 2 tests] -- Max. Marks 25
3. Quiz /Tutorial/Class Test Encouragement& Improvement
b. Semester End Assessment:
Semester end examination evaluated for 100 Marks.
2. Indirect Assessment
Indirect Assessment is through course exit survey and Feedback from students.