Spring 2013
ENE 801: Dynamics of Environmental Systems

General Information
Course description
Principles of mass balance, reaction kinetics, mass transfer, reactor theory in environmental engineering.

Time & location
M W F 10:20 - 11:10 am
2205 Engineering Building [floor map]

Office hours
W F 2 - 4 pm or by appointment
3564 Engineering Building [floor map

Recommended background
1) Calculus through differential equations
2) Fluid mechanics
3) Physical chemistry

Instructor: Dr. Volodymyr Tarabara

Literature (on reserve in MSU Engineering library)

Required text 

Other books used in the course 
  • Transport Phenomena by R. B. Bird, W. E. Stewart, E. N. Lightfoot, Wiley, 2nd edition, 2001.
    ISBN: 978-0-470-11539-8
    Call # QA929 .B5 2002
  • Surface Water Quality Modeling by S. C. Chapra, , Waveland Press, 2008
    ISBN-13: 978-1-577-66605-9
    MSU library has only the older edition. Call # TD365 .C48 1997

Drops and Adds: The last day to add this course is the end of the first week of classes. The last day to drop this course with a 100 percent refund and no grade reported is (can be found here). The last day to drop this course with no refund and no grade reported is (can be found here ). You should immediately make a copy of your amended schedule to verify you have added or dropped this course.

Grading Policy

homework: 40%
midterm exam: 25%
final exam: 35%

Homework: 6 assignments, due as noted in the syllabus

4.0: 90-100
3.5: 85-89                                 
3.0: 80-85                             
2.5: 75-79
2.0: 70-74       
1.5: 65-69
1.0: 60-64
0.0: 00-59

According to University regulations, you have 30 days from the first day of the next semester to request a grade change.