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Week Topics Readings* Lectures Assignments**
         
1 Introduction Design analysis, Chemical Mass Balance #3
#2 ( PDF , 2.5MB)
#6
( PDF ) Problem Set 1 ( PDF )
  Characterization      
2 Partitioning #1 Ch. 1 & 2 ( PDF Problem Set 2 ( PDF ) (with ch. 2)
3 Previous topic continued      
4 Sorption dynamics #1 Ch. 3 ( PDF Problem Set 3 ( PDF ) (with ch. 3,7)
5 Reactions #1 Ch. 4 ( PDF  
6 Fugacity, Hydrolysis #1 Ch. 7, 9 ( PDF  
7 Previous topic continued     Problem Set 4 ( PDF ) (with ch. 9,10)
8 Biodegradation kinetics #1 Ch.10 ( PDF ) Special Project*** ( PDF )
9 Unsaturated Flow in Porous Media Handout ( PDF ) ( PDF  
10 Previous topic continued      
  Engineering Technologies      
11 Chemical #4   Problem Set 5 ( PDF )
12 Biological #4,
#7,8,9,10,11
( PDF  
13 Previous topic continued      
14 Physical #4   Problem Set 6 ( PDF ), Oral Presentation ( PDF )
15 Course review and "A Civil Action" #4 ( PDF  
  Final Exam ( PDF )      

We will read Text 5, the novel "A Civil Action," throughout the course
You are responsible for Chapters 6, 8, and 10 of Text (1) that will be covered on the final examination

*Reading References

  1. Reactions and Movement of Organic Chemicals in Soils, Soil Science Society of America, Inc. American Society of Agronomy, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, 1989.
  2. Soil Remediation Techniques at Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites: A Critical Review. Journal Air & Waste Management Association, 40 (5),pp.703-732, 1990.
  3. Subsurface Contamination Reference Guide, U.S.EPA, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, Washington, D.C., EPA/540/2-90/011, October, 1990.
  4. Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation. K. Sellers. CRC Press, 1999
  5. A Civil Action. 1995. Jonathoan Harr. Vintage Books, Random House, Inc. New York.
  6. Chemical Mass Balance Approach to Field Evaluation of Bioremediation. R. Sims & J. L. Sims. Environmental Progress, 40 (1), pp. F2-F3, February, 1995.
  7. Criddle et. al. Microbial Processes in Porous Media. in J. bear and M. Y Corapcioglu (eds.), Transport Processes in Porous Media, 639-691. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Netherlands. 1991
  8. Hinche, R. E. Bioventing of Petroleum Hydrocarbons, in J. Matthews (ed.), Handbook of Bioremediation, 39-51. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton.
  9. Huling et al. Wood Preserving Waste-contaminated Soil: Treatment and Toxicity and Toxicity Response. in Hinchee et al. (eds.), Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Organics, 101-109. Battelle press, Columbus. 1995.
  10. Ginn et al. In situ Bioremediation (Natural Attenuation) at a Gas Plant Waste Site. in Hinchee et al. (eds.), Intrinsic Bioremediation, 153-162. Battelle Press, Columbus. 1995.

**Problem Sets

Problem Sets are listed in this schedule on the week they are given. Two weeks are usually allowed for students to complete them.

***Special Project

The Special Project is an exception to the two week rule for completing homework. It is given midway through the course and students have the remainder of the semester to complete it.

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