CEE 6590

CEE 6590

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course examines the major physical and chemical processes affecting the transport, fate, and treatment of organic chemicals in aquatic systems, including volatilization, sorption/attachment, diffusion, and transformation reactions. The emphasis is on anthropogenic legacy chemicals and chemicals of emerging concern such pharmaceuticals and personal care products. The course examines the relationships between chemical structure, properties, and environmental behavior. Equilibrium and kinetic models based on these principles are used to predict the fate and transport of organic contaminants in the environment.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: undergraduate level course in general chemistry and CEE 6530.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16815 CEE 6590   LEC 001