Fundaments of Environmental Engineering

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fundaments of Environmental Engineering

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

  • Location

    Lima, Peru

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Engineering

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course provides an introduction into basic concepts of environmental engineering and human-nature interactions. The different mechanisms of water, soil and air pollution are emphasized, including environmental impacts of civil infrastructure throughout its entire life cycle.

    Furthermore the course addresses the following topics: pollutants and pollution sources, environmental impacts, techniques for environmental restoration and environmental standards for water, air and soil. It finally concludes with an introduction to environmental management tools, amongst others life cycle assessment and environmental impact assessment (EIA), with a special focus on their application to environmental engineering topics

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level courses offered in this program.

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.


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