AIR POLLUTION

Course Information
TitleΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΡΥΠΑΝΣΗ / AIR POLLUTION
Code352
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Mousiopoulos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000361

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 42
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyCompulsory Courses belonging to the selected specialization1055

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600019984
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS, THERMODYNAMICS, FLUID DYNAMICS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEERING
Learning Outcomes
Upon sucessful completion of the courses the students will: - Understand fundamentals of transport and chemical transformation processes of air pollutants. - Be able to use simple mathematical models for air quality simulation.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Air quality issues (climate change, ozone layer destruction, acidification,troposheric ozone, urban air quality). Transport and chemical transformation processes of air pollutants. Atmospheric stability. Characteristics of the athospheric boundary layer. Mathematical simulation of transport and chemical transformation processes.
Keywords
Air pollution, dispersion and transport of air pollutants, athospheric boundary layer
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Video and image projection with the use of a beamer Course management through the e-class web application
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures903
Laboratory Work200.7
Reading Assigment250.8
Tutorial150.5
Exams20.1
Total1525.1
Student Assessment
Description
Ι. Final mark = Exam's mark + non-obligatory assignment's mark (upon the condition of 50% success in final examination) II. Final mark = Exam's mark
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Μουσιόπουλος Ν.Σ. «Φαινόμενα μεταφοράς στην ατμόσφαιρα»,3η εκδοση, εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2012. Κωδικός στον Εύδοξο: 12867190
Additional bibliography for study
1. An introduction to Boundary Layer Meteorology, Roland B. Stull, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994. 2. Atmospheric Chemistry And Physics From Air Polution To Climate Change, John H. Seinfeld, Spyros N. Pandis, 1998. 3. Mesoscale Meteorological Modeling, Academic Press, Roger A. Pielke, 1984. 4. Atmospheric dispersion modeling compliance guide, Schnelle, Karl B., Dey, Partha R., New York McGraw-Hill, 2000. 5. Atmospheric dispersion modeling: an introduction to practical applications, Barratt, Rod, London Sterling, VA Earthscan Publications, 2001.
Last Update
12-10-2016