Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering
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.
- CHEM 101 or CHEM 150; and
- CSC 111 and MATH 100; and
- one of PHYS 110 and PHYS 111, PHYS 112, PHYS 122 and PHYS 125.