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Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Published by uLektz

Course Code:15CIV28

Author:uLektz

University: Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (VTU)

Regulation:2015

Categories:Civil

Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)

Type :eBook

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Description :Environmental Studies of 15CIV28 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka (VTU) for regulation 2015. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
MODULE - I INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENT

1.1 Introduction: Environment- Components of Environment Ecosystem- Types & Structure of Ecosystem, Balanced ecosystem

1.2 Human Activities – Food, Shelter And Economic & Social Security

1.3 Impacts of Agriculture & Housing Impacts of Industry

1.4 Mining & Transportation

1.5 Environmental Impact Assessment, Sustainable Development

MODULE - II NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY RESOURCES

2.1 Natural Resources, Water resources- Availability & Quality aspects-Water borne diseases & water induced diseases- Fluoride problem in drinking water

2.2 Mineral resources, Forest Wealth

2.3 Material Cycles- Carbon Cycle, Nitrogen Cycle & Sulphur Cycle

2.4 Energy – Different types of energy- Conventional sources & Non-Conventional sources of energy- Solar energy, Hydroelectric energy, Wind Energy, Nuclear energy, Biomass & Biogas Fossil Fuels, Hydrogen as an alternative energy

MODULE - III ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

3.1 Environmental Pollution – Water Pollution-Noise pollution- Land Pollution-Public Health Aspects

3.2 Global Environmental Issues: Population Growth- Urbanization, Land Management- Water & Waste Water Management

MODULE - IV AIR POLLUTION & AUTOMOBILE POLLUTION AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

4.1 Air Pollution & Automobile Pollution: Definition- Effects – Global Warming, Acid rain & Ozone layer depletion, controlling measures

4.2 Solid Waste Management-E - Waste Management & Biomedical Waste Management - Sources, Characteristics & Disposal methods

MODULE - V INTRODUCTION TO GIS & REMOTE SENSING

5.1 Introduction to GIS & Remote sensing- Applications of GIS & Remote Sensing in Environmental Engineering Practices

5.2 Environmental Acts & Regulations-Role of government-Legal aspects- Role of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)- Environmental Education & Women Education

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