Course Code: EST 344

Course Title : Control and Prevention of Air pollution

Weekly Class and Application Hours:3-0

Short Course Description: Historical review of air pollution. Current state of atmospheric pollution. Review of major air pollutants origin and healtheffects. Definition of air pollution prevention and control. Basic principles of designing pollution control systems. Categories of control systems andtechnologies. Analysis of major control systems including scrubbers, gravity chambers, cyclones, electrostatic filters, catalytic filters andconverters, flue gas desulphurisation, low NOx burners and innovative technologies. Sources and characteristics of major indoor air pollutants. TheSick Building Syndrome (SBS). Categories of indoor air pollution prevention and control methodologies.

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Air Pollution Prevention and Control: Bioreactors and Bioenergy. 570 pages By: Christian Kennes (Editor),  Maria C. Veiga.

  2. Pollution: Causes, Effects and Control By: Roy M. Harrison

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory