Course Code: EST 303

Course Title : Computational Environmental Models

Weekly Class and Application Hours:3-0

Short Course Description: This course will be combined with basic computational and programming knowledge.

MATLAB software will be used for applications in environmental modelling. It provides lectures on Computational model types, Fundamental Conservation Laws (mass, energy, momentum), Transport of Mass and Heat, Transport with Decay and Degradation, kinetics and equilibrium reactions, Transport and Sorption, Numerical and Analytical model solutions, parameter fitting, Compartments and Linear systems, Eutrophic modelling, Molecular Dynamics basics, the equations of motion, weather prediction modelling, Data analysis techniques and Model evaluation.

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing By: Prasad S. Thenkabai

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory