C E 421: Environmental Biotechnology
(Dual-listed with C E 521). (2-2) Cr. 3. F.
Prereq: C E 326
Fundamentals of biochemical and microbial processes applied to environmental engineering processes, role of microorganisms in wastewater treatment and bioremediation, bioenergetics and kinetics, metabolism of xenobiotic compounds, waterborne pathogens and parasites, and disinfection. Term paper and oral presentation.
For the undergraduate curriculum in mechanical engineering leading to the degree bachelor of science. The Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/ .