Jun 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
2017-2018 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIVL 210 Chemistry for Civil Engineers F | 4.5

Lecture: 3
Lab: 1
Tutorial: 0.5
Application of fundamental chemistry principles with respect to their sources, reactions, effects and fates in civil and environmental engineering systems. Topics will include chemical equilibria, stoichiometry and reaction kinetics; electrochemistry and corrosion; adsorption and ion exchange; solubility and precipitation; coagulation; microbiological reactions and kinetics; biochemical, chemical and theoretical oxygen demand; acidity, alkalinity and hardness; as well as biogeochemical cycles. These concepts will be further developed and applied in tutorial and laboratory modules. A design-based laboratory is conducted as part of this course. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required for this course at student’s cost (see course materials for details)

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 20
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 20
Engineering Design 15


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