ENGRCEE 264 Carbon and Energy Footprint Analysis (2017-2018)

ENGRCEE 264 Carbon and Energy Footprint Analysis

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRCEE 264 Carbon and Energy Footprint Analysis (Credit Units: 4) Process design for wastewater treatment. Mass-and energy- balance analysis applied to water and wastewater treatment systems. Case studies include analysis of water supply, treatment, reclamation and reuse. Graduate students only. . Concurrent with ENGRCEE 164. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
Recommended Textbook:
  • Tchobanoglous, George and H. David Stensel. Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  • MWH. Water Treatment: Principles and Design, 2nd Edition, Wiley, 2005.
  • Metcalf and Eddy. Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2002.
  • Biological Wastewater Treatment, IWA Publishing, 2008.
Diego Rosso
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
  • Environmental Processes (CEE 160)
  • Elementary Fluid Mechanics
  • Environmental Processes
  • Chemical and Biological Reactors
  • Mass Balance Analysis
Lecture Topics:
  • Carbon and equivalent emissions (Week 1)
  • Mass and energy flux analysis for water systems (Week 2)
  • Mass and energy flux analysis for wastewater systems (Week 3)
  • Case study I (Week 4)
  • Case study II (Week 5)
  • Case study III (Week 6)
  • Case study III (Week 7)
  • Case study IV (Week 8)
  • Case study IV (Week 9)
  • Project presentations (Week 10)
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Process model simulator (MOSTforWATER WEST), Ability to use spreadsheets, program in Matlab or a spreadsheet platform, and graphically plot datasets.

Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component
Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 60%
  • Final report: 40%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

February 22, 2017
Senate Approved:
March 7, 2016
Approved Effective:
2016 Fall Qtr