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Environmental Engineering BA (A), Environmental Engineering EkoT2, 7.5 Credits

General data

Code: MÖ014G
Subject/Main field: Miljöteknik
Cycle: First cycle
Progression: (A)
Credits: 7.5
Progressive specialization: G1F - First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Answerable department: Department of Ecotechnology and Sustainable Building Engineering
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
Established: 3/3/2010
Date of change: 3/8/2016
Version valid from: 3/15/2016


The course objective is that the student will obtain knowledge about technology and technical practices that help reduce environmental impact and efficient use of natural resources.

Course objectives

After completion of the course the student should be able to:
- explain basic environmental engineering concepts
- explain basic principles to minimize environmental impact
- explain different technologies for renewable energy generation
- be able to make basic energy systems calculations
explain different transportation systems and its environmental effects
- discuss and calculate air pollution
- explain problems around solid and hazardous waste management
- explain and calculate ionizing radiation


The course contains the following: Material and energy balances, energy resources, renewable energy, waste management, air pollution control, transportation systems analysis, ionizing radiation.

Entry requirements

Environmental engineering BA (A) 7.5 credits
(OB 8)

Selection rules and procedures

The selectionprocess is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and the local order of admission.

Examination form

Written web based exam. Written assignments and oral presentations during the course.

Grading criteria can be found at

Grading system

The grades A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F are given on the course. On this scale the grades A through E represent pass levels, whereas Fx and F represent fail levels.

Course reading

Required literature

Author: Mackenzie L. Davis, Susan J. Masten.
Title: Principles of environmental engineering and science
Edition: 3
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Comment: 848 pp, ISBN: 978-1-259-06047-2