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Basic concepts in environmental engineering

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Basic concepts in environmental engineering

  1. 1. Basic concepts in Environmental Engineering AE 315 A.Y. 2013-2014 June 06, 2013
  2. 2. What is Environmental Engineering?  Environment, the surroundings in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates  Engineering, application of scientific principles for the planning, design, operation and maintenance of structures, equipment or systems for the development and benefit of society
  3. 3. What is Environmental Engineering? Thus…..  Environment + Engineering =  Application of scientific principles to improve the natural environment for the development and benefit of the society
  4. 4. Environment + Engineering
  5. 5. Environment + Engineering
  6. 6. Environment + Engineering
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  8. 8. Biotic environment  From the Greek word bios, which means life  We can also say that a biotic environment is a living environment  It compose of plants, animals, microorganisms and human beings
  9. 9. Abiotic environment  The opposite of biotic environment, in which constituted by land, water and air  These biotic and abiotic components are interrelated/interdependent to each other
  10. 10. END OF LECTURE

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