Introduction to Environmental and Biological Engineering

Environmental and Biological Engineering
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP


Basics of units and magnitudes of the various unit systems most
commonly used in engineering.

Provide competences on matters related to basic engineering calculations particularly unit conversions,dimensional analysis and linear correlation of magnitudes.Identify the different types of pollutants and get familiar with the solid, liquid and gaseous waste treatment

Introduction to engineering calculations. Environmental problems and environmental awareness. Industries/environment
relationship. Environmental protection technologies.
Environmental biotechnology. Solid, liquid and gaseous waste treatment systems.

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests and a written assignment.

- Lima, N. e Mota, M. (2003). Biotecnologia-Fundamentos e Aplicações. Lisboa: Lidel-Edições Técnicas
- Kiely, G. (1999). Inginieria Ambiental-Fundamentos, entornos, tecnologias y sistemas de gestion. New York: McGraw-Hill
- Rousseau, R. e Felder, R. (2000). Elementary Priciples of Chemical Processes. New York: Jonh Wiley & Sons

Method of interaction
Lectures addressing subject content proposed, theoretical and practical
classes with application of knowledge acquired.

Software used in class