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Environmental Systems Engineering (ENVSE)

ENVSE 400 Safety Engineering (3) An introduction to the application of engineering principles for the promotion of safety for workers, consumers, and the public.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, PHYS 211, MATH 141  

ENVSE 404W Surface and Interfacial Phenomena in Environmental Systems (3) Principles underlying surface and interfacial phenomena with application to mineral processing and environmental systems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: or concurrent:CHEM 110, MATH 141, PHYS 212, EME 301  

ENVSE 406 Sampling and Monitoring of the Geo-Environment (3) Issues of sampling, analysis, monitoring and control techniques for effective environmental management in the extractive industries.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:MN PR 301  

ENVSE 408 Contaminant Hydrology (3) Mobility of contaminants in aquifers; multiphase flow, transport, retardation and attenuation, vapor mobility, aquifer characterization, mathematical models and aquifer remediation.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: GEOSC 452  

ENVSE 412 Environmental Systems Engineering Laboratory (1) A laboratory study of the principles involved in the characterization and remediation of process wastes with an emphasis on physical separations.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MN PR 301  

ENVSE 420 Fire Safety Engineering (3) Overview of the history and behavior of fire, hazards and risk identification, detection and suppression systems, and emergency evacuation procedures.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, MATH 141, PHYS 212  

ENVSE 427 Pollution Control in the Process Industries (3) Development of multimedia pollution control strategies for the mineral, metallurgical processing, and fossil fuel industries.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, CHEM 112, MATH 141, MN PR 301  

ENVSE 440 Industrial Ventilation for Contaminant Control (3) Ventilation system design and analysis for control of industrial contaminants; measurements, dilution and local exhaust ventilation strategies; laboratory demonstrations included.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: MATH 141, PHYS 212, CHEM 110  

ENVSE 450 Environmental Health and Safety (3) Overview of toxicology, epidemiology, exposure assessment, industrial hygiene, environmental laws, and engineering approaches to protecting workers and the environment.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: CHEM 110  

ENVSE 457 Industrial Hygiene Measurements (4) Introduction to industrial hygiene methods used in evluating occupational exposures, and in designing and evaluating control systems; laboratory work included.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ENVSE 450  

ENVSE 470 Engineering Risk Analysis (3) Quantitative methods of systems analysis, probabilistic risk and reliability analysis, as well as cost-benefit, and value of information analysis.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: MATH 251  

ENVSE 480 Environmental Systems Engineering Process Design (3) An integrated problem-based learning experience that utilizes fundamental concepts covered in the curriculum to design a geo-environmental system.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ENVSE 427 minimum of seventh-semester standing in Environmental Systems Engineering  

ENVSE 494H Senior Thesis (1-6) Independent research and/or design projects under the supervision of the Environmental Systems Engineering program.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing in Environmental Systems Engineering  

ENVSE 495 Environmental Health and Safety Engineering Internship (2) Students work with an advisor to prepare technical memos and a final report summarizing the experiential education gained through employment in inudstry.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: junior or senior standing  

ENVSE 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design,that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2012

ENVSE 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2012

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