Disciplinas Oferecidas

 

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS SYLLABUS
1 ENS3114000 Solid Waste Valorization and Elimination 3 The course comprises three basic blocks: 1) Generalities about solid waste, 2) Valorization of Materials, and 3) Solid Waste Treatment Technologies. The course syllabus is organized as follows: Conceptualization. Notion, Definition, Generation Cycle, and Management Strategies. Classification. Main Characteristics of Solid Waste. Urban Waste Classification. National Situation. Normalization. National Policy on Solid Waste. Integrated Management.  Valorization of Materials from Solid Waste. Conceptualization of Recycling, Reuse, and Reemployment. Material Valorization Techniques. Economic and Technological Aspects. Situation of the Recovery of Materials in Brazil.  Main Solid Waste Treatment Techniques. Composting of Organic Substrates. Thermal Treatments (Refuse Derived Fuel – RDF). Anaerobic digestion. Solid Waste Landfilling Theory and Techniques.
2 ENS3115007 Environmental Toxicology 3 Generalities on toxicology, Intoxication mechanisms, Metabolism and biotransformation, Test principles used in environmental toxicology, Global toxicology, Specific toxicology, Ecotoxicology, biodegradation, Biological markers, Toxicological risk analysis, Toxicity reducing systems, Nanotoxicology, Mixture Theory, Emerging contaminants.
3 ENS3110000 Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering 3 Biological treatment principles, suspended growth processes, aerobic treatment,
biofilm processes, biofilm application, anaerobic treatment, nutrient removal, effluent reuse.
4 ENS3101000 Assessment of Environmental Impacts 3 Actors. Scenarios. Classical Criteria and Procedures used in the assessment of Environmental impacts: Checklist, Cause-Effect Matrices, Characterization Maps. Single-criteria × multi-criteria instruments.
5 ENS410074 SEMINARS II 2 Continuation of the Seminars I course, which proposes initiation into scientific research, at the master’s and doctoral levels. Structuring of seminars. Scientific discussion. Adaptation of presentations to the available time. Structuring of scientific abstracts.
6 ENS410068 SEMINARS I 3 Scientific research initiation. Structuring of seminars. Scientific discussion. Adaptation of presentations to the available time. Structuring of scientific abstracts.
7 ENS410069 Air quality management 4 Pollutant emission inventory; Meteorology applied to air quality; Air quality modeling; Air quality management.
8 ENS3110000 Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering 3 Biological treatment principles, suspended growth processes, aerobic treatment, biofilm processes, biofilm application, anaerobic treatment, nutrient removal, effluent reuse.
9 ENS3101001 Environmental Assessment of Systems 3 Basic concepts. Definition of systems. Circular economy. Decision theory. Parameters and criteria. Criteria aggregation. Criteria aggregation methods. Environmental criteria aggregation methods (multi-criteria analysis). Life cycle analysis (LCA): objectives and principles, procedures, actors, functional unit, inventory. impact analysis. Risk analysis. Critical analysis. Computerized resources. Case Study. Modeling of systems to support the LCA conception.
10 ENS3112000 Physicochemical Processes in Environmental Engineering 3 Coagulation/flocculation, chemical precipitation, sedimentation, flotation, aeration, filtration, disinfection/oxidation, adsorption, and ion exchange processes. Considerations on the various processes in supply water treatment systems and in effluent treatment systems.
11 ENS4113000 Unconventional technologies for water purification 3 The course addresses water treatment processes and systems through little-employed technologies. Regarding this focus, it addresses the following subjects: coagulation/flocculation, decantation, flotation, filtration: in a granular medium and on membranes, disinfection/oxidation, adsorption, ion exchange, and others.
12 ENS510013 Decentralized Sewage Treatment 3 Fundamental concepts. Current scenario and perspectives. Multiple aspects of decentralized treatment. Fundamental principles of sewage treatment. Legal aspects. Technological alternatives applicable to decentralized sewage treatment. Treatment by-products and their potentials. Reuse of treated sewage. Applicability of decentralized sewage treatment systems. Regional experiences.
13 ENS3110002 Introduction to Environmental Engineering Research 3 The environmental issue and the science crisis; the crisis of the dominant paradigm; the emerging paradigm. Introduction to research in environmental engineering. Scientific methodology applied to environmental engineering. Dissemination and publication of scientific research results: dissertation/thesis production and scientific paper production.
14 ENS410060 MATLAB for Environmental Engineering 3 Introduction to MATLAB. Data analysis in Environmental Engineering. Fundamentals of modeling. Univariate, bivariate, and multivariate statistics. Time series analysis. Spatial data analysis. Image processing.
15 ENS410054 Hydrology Applied to Environmental Engineering 3 Hydrological cycle, characteristics of watersheds, water in the atmosphere, rainfall-runoff processes, infiltration, evaporation, flow analysis, groundwater and hydrological project, project flow, the use of propagation techniques in reservoirs and rivers, and the calculation of probabilities associated with hydrological extremes. Water quality in rivers. Representation of hydrological processes in hydrological models