With help of Karnataka PGCET 2020 M.Tech Syllabus of Environmental Engineering, candidates can prepare the examination in better way to crack the Entrance Test. Candidates can use the syllabus while preparing for Karnataka PGCET 2020 M.Tech in Environmental Engineering. To get more information about topics cover in the syllabus of M.Tech (Environmental Engineering) Entrance Test, check this article.
Karnataka PGCET 2020 M.Tech Syllabus – Environmental Engineering
Karnataka Examinations Authority Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (KEA PGCET) M.Tech Admissions 2020 Syllabus for Environmental Engineering is given below.
Environmental Chemistry, Biology and Ecology: Chemistry: Basic concepts of physical chemistry — Osmosis, Dialysis, Adsorption, Pollution Parameters — pH, COD, BOD, DO, TOC, Nitrogen, Fluoride, Sanitary Significance of Sulphate, Nitrates and Phosphates.
Microbiology: Plant kingdom, Animal kingdom, Morphology and Growth of Bacteria, Air, Water and Soil, Microbiology, Virology.
Ecology: Ecosystem concepts, Food Chain and Food Web. Energy Flow in Ecosystem — Lotic and Lentic Systems, Eutrophication of Lakes. Population Growth Forms, Carrying Capacity, quantitative Ecology, Concept of Ecosystem.
Environmental Fluid Mechanics And Water Resources Engineering: Fluid properties and classifications, Newton’s Law of Viscosity, Fluid Pressure and its measurements; Hydrostatics, Kinematics of Fluids, Bernoulli’s equation, Momentum equation; Flow through Pipes — Darcy’s equation, Friction factors, Pipes in Series, Parallel and equivalent pipe, minor losses; Flow measurements — Orifices, Mouthpieces, Notches, and Weirs; Pumps – Types, working and problems; Quantitative and Qualitative Hydvologic Cycle, Precipitation and Runoff Estimation. Unit Hydrograpbs, mass diagrams for computing storage capacity, stream flow measurement; Groundwater Definitions, type of Aquifers; Open and Tube wells – type. Yield estimation;Artificial recharge, water conservation and Reuse, Soil conservation, Economic aspects of water resource planning.
Water Supply and Treatment: Drinking and Industrial Water Quality Standards; Water Quantity based on various demands; Types of intakes, raising main economics, Pumps in series and parallel. Hazen William Equations, Types of reservoirs, Preventive maintenance, regional water supply system; Physico-chemical and Bacteriological characterization of water — surface and sub-surface; Aeration, coagulation and Flocculation, Sedimentation, Filtration – slow rapid and pressure; Hardness and colour removal; Disinfection process — Mode, rate and factors; Corrosion and corrosion control; Operation and Maintenance of water treatment system.
Wastewater and Treatment: Quantity of Domestic Wastewater, characteristic wastewater, Disposal of Sullago water in rural areas; Classification of Wastewater Treatment Techniques – Unit operations and process; Screening, Grit Chamber, primary, sedimentation; Biological
units: Suspended and fixed growth system, Aerobic and Anaerobic systems, activated sludge process, Trickling filters, RBC, Biofilter, Secondary sedimentation tank. Stabilization ponds – aerobic, facultative and Anaerobic Lagoons, Septic tanks, digesters, sludge drying beds; Industrial Wastewater Survey; Variation inQuantity and Quality of Industrial wastewater; Guidelines for discharge of Industrial Effluent on land into Municipal Sewers and Natural water; Joint treatment, volume reduction, strength reduction, equalization neutralization and proportioning; Estimation of process kinetic parameters; Origin, characteristics and treatment of cane sugar industry, diary, distilleries and pharmaceuticals; Wastewater reuse and waste recovery from different industries.
Solid and Hazardous Wastes Management: Sources, Composition and properties of Municipal Solid Wastes, Solid Waste Generation, storage and processing at source; Landfill — Classifications, types, control of gases and leachates, preliminary design of landfills; Separation, Transformation and recycling — size reduction, density separation; Thermal processing — combustion, pyrolysis, gasification, energy recovery; Composting — Aerobic and Anaerobic digestion and energy production; Incineration — Types, processes, heat recovery, incineration products; Definition, sources and classification of Hazardous waste; Characterization of Harardous Waste — Ignitability, Corrosivity, Reactivity, Toxicity, Quantification, Waste Minimization; Toxicology — Toxic effects, Carcinogens, Ecotoxicology, Toxicology Assessment; Physico-chemical and Biological treatment — Air stripping, Soil vapor extraction, carbon absorption, steam stripping, stabilization and solidification. Slurry phase and solid phase treatment. Thermal methods — combustion, liquid injection; Land disposal and site remediation, monitoring of disposal sites.
Atmospheric Pollution and Control: Atmospheric structure and composition, Air pollution episodes; Sources and classification of air pollutants — Natural and anthropogenic, primary and secondary pollutants. Properties of major air pollutants along with sources and sinks — particulate and gases, photochemical air pollutants, air pollution due to automobiles; Air pollution effects on human health and welfare, vegetation, animals, materials and structure/ monuments, visibility problem, acid rain, green house effect, Ozone depletion and heat island effect; Measurement of air pollutants — Measurement of gaseous and particulate pollutants, sample train, air pollution indicesand. index; Air pollution Meterology – scales, factors like heat, sola radiation,temperature, lapse rate, wind, humidity, precipitation, mixing height, pressureatmospheric stability conditions, wind velocity by profile, windrose diagram;.Atmospheric dispersion of stack effects – Plume rise, effective stack height, plume riseformulations, gaussian dispersion coefficients, ground level concentration; Air pollutioncontrol equipments – setting chambers, inertial separators, cyclones, fabric filters, scrubbers, ESP. Control of gaseous pollutants – adsorption, absorption, combustion
Environmental Impact Assessment: Introduction — Rapid and comprehensive EIA, Need of EIA studies. Baseline data. Hierarchy in EIA, Statutory requirements of ETA; Advantages and Limitation of EIA, Step-by-step Proceudre for conducting EIA; Objective and Scope of EIA; Environmental attributes, Public participation in EIA, Environmental and Dsiaster Management Plans; Project Activities — Attribute, Activity relationships, Matrices and BEES; Impact Quantifications — Hazardous Waste Dumpsites, Sanitary Landfilling; EIA of Infrastructural Projects — Highways, Airports, Water supply and Sanitation, Wastewater treatment;
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