This chapter provides an archive of courses offered by UBC. For current course sections and schedules, please visit the online Course Schedule (http://www.students.ubc.ca/courses).
Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
IWME: Integrated Water Management Engineering
- IWME 501 (3) Environmental Fluid Mechanics
- Governing equations for incompressible, non-rotating flows of variable density; equations of motion for stratified fluids; selective withdrawal; flow over topography; estuarine and exchange flows; hydrodynamic stability. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
- IWME 502 (3) Engineering Hydrology
- Water cycle and role of water in the environment and environmental engineering. Physical and statistical prediction methods for design related to hydrologic systems; precipitation; evaporation; snow hydrology; infiltration and base flow; surface runoff; channel and storage routing; unit hydrograph methods. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
- IWME 503 (3) Chemical and Biological Industrial Water Treatment Design
- Fundamental principles of process design for chemical and biological systems to treat water used in and effluents generated from industrial processes. Industry application examples: mining, oil sands, oil and gas, pulp and paper, agriculture, food and beverage. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
- IWME 504 (3) Water and Wastewater Management Strategies
- Chemical and microbiological quality and contaminations, techniques and analytical procedures for assessing and monitoring chemical and microbiological water quality; water and wastewater quality standards, pollution prevention strategies and policies; risk analysis; asset management. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
- IWME 505 (3) Water Resources Systems Planning and Management
- Art and science of modelling for integrated water resources planning and management; practice of developing and deploying simulation and optimization models to solve water problems; risk informed decision making frameworks and stakeholder processes for analysis of water resources systems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.