EG360 Environmental Impact in Enginrng

for F1OO 2006

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EG 360 Environmental Impact in Engineering


F1OO 2006 WO


Lloyd, Glenn D.


Adjunct Faculity


BS Civil Engineering , University of Connecticut 1970
MS Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming 1977
ABD Enginnering Management, University of Missouri Rolla  1996

Office Location

Rolla Missouri

Office Hours

Call for an appointment

Daytime Phone

573-368-2178 (work, in field most days, call and leave message at home or send email)

Other Phone

573-368-3516 (home)


Semester Dates

August 21 to Oct 14, 2006

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 10:20 PM



Credit Hours



Nathananson, J. A. (2003). Basic Environmental Technology (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall Publishers. ISBN: 0-13-093085-7

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Additional Resources:
handouts provided by instructor

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Course Description:

Course includes legal and administrative activities leading toward improved environmental management and responsibility of engineers. National Environmental Policy Act and court decision implications, and preparation and processing of environmental impact statements. 3:0:3

The student is expected to gain an understanding of the major federal environmental legislation and the fundaments of evaluating environmental impact analysis. Technology that supports good environmental stewardship and adherence to established standards will be emphasized. The student will develop an appreciation for the complex nature of the environmental impacts on engineering projects.


Educational Philosophy:

Give a man a fish, and he ests for one day:

teach an man to fish, and he can feed himself forever !


Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will understand and be able to do the following
  2. A.Know how to work with the major environmental laws and regulations
  3. able to make calulations with reqards to various design parameteres in the various pollution media
  4. C. How to work with federal, state, and local environmental agencies
Core Assessment:

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:

  1. Lecture
  2. Class Discussions
  3. Homework and In-class Practical Exercises
  4. Field Trip
  5. Library/Project Report on selected topics
  6. Pop quizes
  7. Final Examination

Each student is responsible to read the assigned text prior to class and do the assigned practical exercises. Homework assigned at class # 1 is due at class # 2, etc. Homework must be turned in on "engineer paper", one sided and stabled. Moreover, each student is expected to participate in classroom discussions, turn in a draft, project report, and present that project. Also, each student is expected to participate in the field trip (or alternate assignment) and pass the final examination.


 Final Examination                             30 %

 Homework and In-class Exercises    20 %

Project                                               15 %

  Field Trip                                           15%

 Pop Quizzes                                       15% 

 Class Participation                              _5%

                                               TOTAL 100%

Late Submission of Course Materials:

late home work is accepted, but points will be duducted.

Late quizes will be counted as zeros.


Failure to do an acceptable project or turn in an acceptable trip report is an automatic course grade of "F


Classroom Rules of Conduct:
standard Park University and Fort Leonard Wood rules apply. please turn cell pones off or to vibrate.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Session date Subject chapter Assignment
#1  21 Aug

Basic concepts, hydraulics,hydrology

1,2,3 and appendixs

Q ch1:2,15,22,28   P: ch 2:1,4,7,13,18,25  P; ch 3:2,3,6,8,9,11 prepared project proposal

#2 28 Aug

Water quality, water pollution Drinking water and water distribution

( Written draft project proposal due, topic and brief description)

4,5,6,7 P: ch 4: 4,6,8,9,13  P: ch 5; 1,3,5  P:ch 6: 1,3,5  P: ch 6: 1,3,11
#3  4 Sept   no cllass holiday   field trip is make up
#4 11 Sept Sanitary sewers storm water management waste disposal and treatment 8,9,10 P:ch 8:1,3,5  P: ch 9: 1,2,5,6  P: ch 10: 1,5,7,14,15 
#5  18 Sept Municiple solid waste and hazardous waste 11,12 P: ch 11; 2,5,7,10,13   Q: 12:2,6,16
makeup 23 Sept Field trip handout will be provided
#6  25 Sept  Air Pollution control, Noise polution review for test & Draft project due 13,14 Q: ch13: 4,10,11,20  Q: ch 14; 16,17,19,24
#7  2 Oct Test chapeter 1 - 14 plus appendixes draft papers will be returned as you finish test.
#8  9 Oct Project presentations and course wrap up



Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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