VTU B.TECH Civil Engineering SEMESTER – V Syllabus For Environmental studies PDF 2022


VTU B.TECH Civil Engineering SEMESTER – V Syllabus For Environmental studies PDF 2022

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You will be able to find information about Environmental studies along with its Course Objectives and Course outcomes and also a list of textbook and reference books in this blog.You will get to learn a lot of new stuff and resolve a lot of questions you may have regarding Environmental studies after reading this blog. Environmental studies has 5 units altogether and you will be able to find notes for every unit on the CynoHub app. Environmental studies can be learnt easily as long as you have a well planned study schedule and practice all the previous question papers, which are also available on the CynoHub app.

All of the Topic and subtopics related to Environmental studies are mentioned below in detail. If you are having a hard time understanding Environmental studies or any other Engineering Subject of any semester or year then please watch the video lectures on the official CynoHub app as it has detailed explanations of each and every topic making your engineering experience easy and fun.

Environmental studies Unit One


Ecosystems (Structure and Function): Forest, Desert, Wetlands, Riverine, Oceanic and Lake. Biodiversity: Types, Value; Hot-spots; Threats and Conservation of biodiversity, Forest Wealth, and Deforestation.

Environmental studies Unit Two


Advances in Energy Systems (Merits, Demerits, Global Status and Applications): Hydrogen, Solar, OTEC, Tidal and Wind. Natural Resource Management (Concept and case-studies): Disaster Management, Sustainable Mining, Cloud Seeding, and Carbon Trading.

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Environmental studies Unit Three


Environmental Pollution (Sources, Impacts, Corrective and Preventive measures, Relevant Environmental Acts, Case-studies): Surface and Ground Water Pollution; Noise pollution; Soil Pollution and Air Pollution.Waste Management & Public Health Aspects: Bio-medical Wastes; Solid waste; Hazardous wastes; E-wastes; Industrial and Municipal Sludge.

Environmental studies Unit Four

Global Environmental Concerns

(Concept, policies and case-studies): Ground water depletion/recharging, Climate Change; Acid Rain; Ozone Depletion; Radon and Fluoride problem in drinking water; Resettlement and rehabilitation of people, Environmental Toxicology.

Environmental studies Unit Five


Latest Developments in Environmental Pollution Mitigation Tools (Concept and Applications): G.I.S. & Remote Sensing, Environment Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Systems, ISO14001; Environmental Stewardship- NGOs. Field work: Visit to an Environmental Engineering Laboratory or Green Building or Water Treatment Plant or Waste water treatment Plant; ought to be Followed by understanding of process and its brief documentation.

Environmental studies Course Objectives

This course will enable students to 1.Apply the basic principles of engineering surveying and measurements2.Followeffectivelyfieldproceduresrequiredforaprofessionalsurveyor3.Use techniques, skills and conventional surveying instruments necessary for engineering practice.

Environmental studies Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, students will be able to: •CO1: Understand the principles of ecology and environmental issues that apply to air, land, and water issues on a global scale, •CO2: Develop critical thinking and/or observation skills, and apply them to the analysis of a problem or question related to the environment. •CO3: Demonstrate ecology knowledge of a complex relationship between biotic and a biotic components.•CO4: Apply their ecological knowledge to illustrate and graph a problem and describe the realities that managers face when dealing with complex issues

Environmental studies Text Books

Environmental Studies Benny Joseph
Environmental Studies S M Prakash
Environmental Studies – From Crisis to Cure R Rajagopalan

Environmental studies Reference Books

Principals of Environmental Science and Engineering Raman Sivakumar
Environmental Science – working with the Earth G.Tyler Miller Jr.
Text Book of Environmental and Ecology Pratiba Sing, AnoopSingh& PiyushMalaviya

Scoring Marks in Environmental studies

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