PhD_Brine Management

Under Construction….

Annoucement:

Course Outline 

Class Schedule

Week

Content

1

Introduction to brine management

2-3

Physical processes controlling brine discharge

Ch01     Ch02   Ch03    Ch04

4-5

Discharge modeling and assessment (COREMIX)

Ch05    CORMIX Tutorial

6-8

Brine treatment and disposal methods

9

Environmental impacts of seawater brine discharge

10-14

Seminars for different subjects in brine discharge modeling

ASSESSMENT

The assessment in this course consists of a combination of assignments, a mid-semester exam and a final exam. Through the analysis of the activities in the reports, students’ data analysis and interpretation skills and written communication skills will be assessed. The mid-semester test and final examination test the student’s understanding and knowledge of the range of topics covered in the course.

Exams and Grading:

Homework Assignments                                             30%

Research Report/Seminar                                           30%

Final Exam                                                                  40%

Exam Policy: Exams are closed book /open book / take home

Research Report [report template]

  • Surface Water Discharge
  • Evaporation Pond
  • Land Application
  • Deep Well Injection
  • Sewer Discharge
  • Dust Control
  • De-icing Agent

ABET Outcomes

  • Ability to apply mathematics, science and engineering principles (a).
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data (b).
  • Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs (c).
  • Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams (d).
  • Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems (e).
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility (f).
  • Ability to communicate effectively (g).
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context (h).
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning (i).
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues (j).
  • Ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice (k)