CIVE 521 Nanomaterials and the Aquatic Environment (3 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Civil Engineering : Environmental impacts and applications of nanomaterials. Topics: physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles in aquatic media, colloid chemistry for understanding nanoparticle aggregation and mobility in the environment, mechanisms of reactive oxygen species (ROS) production by nanomaterials, nanomaterials for environmental remediation and water treatment, methodologies for assessing nanoparticle toxicity, novel research developments.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 3-0-6

  • Offered each year, one year by the Department of Chemical Engineering and one year by Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

  • Prerequisite(s): CHEE 315 or CIVE 225 or MIME 356 or equivalent; CHEE 310 or CIVE 430 or CHEM 233 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CHEE 521.