Environmental chemistry. Human population and environment. Main principles of ecology. Atmosphere, atmospheric pollution. Pollution of water. Urban environment, noise pollution, indoor pollution. Urban waste. Industrial waste. Biogeochemical cycles. Introduction to pollution control technologies. Study of distribution and disposal of solid waste. Recycling building materials. Study and basic design of urban sewage treatment plant. Corrosion and protection of metals, alloys, structural steel. Heat transfer, heat losses.
Statistical processing of measurements. Determinations of physical and chemical characteristics of natural and drinking water (conductivity, pH, solids, hardness, chlorides, dissolved oxygen). Determinations of physical and chemical characteristics of urban and industrial wastewater (chemical oxygen demand, biochemical oxygen demand, concentration of microorganisms, solids, turbidity). Desalination, reverse osmosis. Water recycling. Corrosion and protection of metals and structural steel. Heat transfer, heat losses. Study and design of urban sewage treatment plant.