Wednesday, December 14, 2016

INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING KTU NOTES FOR FIRST YEAR

 INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING KTU NOTES FOR FIRST YEAR


MODULE - 1

Introduction to Sustainability

Syllabus

Sustainability-    Introduction,    Need    for    sustainability,    Concept    of sustainability, social, environmental and economic sustainability concepts.

Sustainable development, Engineering for sustainable development, Threats for sustainability, Low Impact development techniques. 

Environmental ethics, Environmental education, multilateral environmental agreements  and  Protocols –Environmental legislations in India- Water act, Air act

Examples for project work:


1. Identifying/assessment of sustainability in your neighbourhood in education, housing, water resources, energy resources, food supplies, land use, environmental protection etc.


2. Identify the threats for sustainability in any selected area and explore solutions for the same.


3. Suggest some LID activities that can be adopted.



REFERENCE BOOKS

Bradley A Striebig, Adebayo A Ogundipeand Maria Papadakis; “Engineering Applications in Sustainable Design and Development”, Cengage Learning.


Allen D T and ShonnardD R ; “Sustainable Engineering: Concepts, Design and Case Studies”, Prentice Hall.

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MODULE - 2
Effects of Pollution on the Ecosystem

Syllabus

Tools for sustainability, Life cycle assessment, procedure for LCA, casestudies:ISO 14000, bio mimicking, responsibility of industries, industrial ecology,industrial symbiosis, cleaner production, clean development mechanism. 

Environment    Impact    Assessment,    Procedures    of    EIA    in    India, Environmental auditing, Case studies in environmental sustainability Examples for project work:

1. Conducting LCA of products (eg. Aluminium cans, PVC bottles, cars etc. or activities (Comparison of land filling and open burning)

2. Conducting an EIA study of a small project (eg. Construction of a building)


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MODULE - 3
Environmental Management Standards

Syllabus

Basic concepts of sustainable habitat, Green buildings, green materials for building  construction,  material  selection  for  sustainable  design,  green building certification.Methods for increasing energy efficiency of buildings, Sustainable cities,
Sustainable transportation, Case studies in sustainable engineering.


Examples for project work:


1. Consider the design of a sustainable building for your campus.


2. Explore the different methods that can be adopted for maintaining a sustainable transport system in your city.



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MODULE - 4
Concept of Sustainability

Syllabus

Air pollution- sources of air pollution, vehicular and industrial, types of air pollutants, Effects of air pollutants.

Global environmental issues, Resource degradation, Desertification, wetland reclamation, Climate change, Ozone layer depletion, Carbon credits and carbon trading, carbon foot print.

Examples for project work:

1. Collect details for instances of climate change in your locality.

2. Find out the carbon credits you can gain by using a sustainable transport system (travelling in a cycle or car pooling from college to home)


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MODULE - 5
Energy Sources

Syllabus

Energy sources: Basic concepts-Conventional and non-conventional, solar energy, solar thermal systems, solar photo voltaic systems, Fuel cell, Wind energy, Small hydro plants.

Biomass: types of biogas plants, bio fuels,
Energy derived from oceans, tides and waves, Geothermal energy. 

Energy conservation, Integration of alternate energy sources
Examples for project work:

Design a photovoltaic system for a house.

Find out the energy savings that can be achieved by the installation of a solar water heater Conduct a feasibility study for the installation of wind mills in Kerala


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MODULE - 6
Technology in Sustainable Development

Syllabus

Water pollutants- sources, persistent pollutants, Rain water harvesting, water quality standards, sustainable wastewater treatment methods, Energy from wastewater. 

Solid waste - sources, effects of solid waste pollutants, leachate, Hazardous wastes, e wastes, plastic wastes, Radioactive wastes, Zero waste concept, 3R concept, waste to energy concept.

Examples for project work:

Design of biogas digesters for a small community
Advantages of installing rain water harvesting systems in campus.

Assessing the pollution status of a small area
Programmes for enhancing public environmental awareness
Observe a pond nearby and think about the different measures that can be adopted for its conservation.


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