CIVE 210

Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Principles of sustainable design in engineering systems, manufacturing, infrastructure, transportation, communications, and community development; design for the environment and sustainability metrics; introduction to life cycle assessment framework, methods, and tools using mathematical modelling software. Evaluation of sustainable technologies from technical, economic, environmental and social perspectives using life cycle analysis. Environmental impact assessments, environmental audit protocols and plans, pre-assessment planning and preliminary assessment of contaminated sites, site investigation, remedial planning and design. Green design case studies.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Civil Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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