Water treatment, wastewater collection, treatment and reuse, water pollution control, and the assessment of project environmental impacts are key elements in maintaining public health and protecting the environment. Civil engineers typically undertake and have responsibility for major projects in each of these areas. This unit of study aims to give students a basic understanding, problem solving and design skills in each of these facets of civil engineering. Students are required as part of the unit to undertake a site visit and inspection of relevant infrastructure, and write a report on the visit.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
No prescribed text books. The study materials will be available on VU Collaborate or as directed by the Lecturer.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):