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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Introduction to Environmental Engineering Science

Course Information:

Course ID:ENVE 113
Type of course:Required course
Teaching Hours:Th=2, E=1, L=0

Instructor:  Assistant Professor N. Xekoukoulotakis (Faculty Member - EnvEng)

Tutorial Exercises: K. Tyrovola

Textbooks (Eudoxus):

  • Book [77108690]: Εισαγωγή στην Περιβαλλοντική Μηχανική και Επιστήμη, GILBERT M. MASTERS, WENDELL P. ELA.
  • Book [50656023]: Βασικές αρχές και υπολογισμοί στη χημική μηχανική, 8η Έκδοση, Himmelblau D., Riggs J.

Recommended reading:

  • J.R. Mihelcic and J.B. Zimmerman, Environmental Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, Design, John Wiley & Sons, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-470-16505-8.
  • P.A. Vesilind, S.M. Morgan, L.G. Heine Introduction to Environmental Engineering SI Edition, 3rd Edition, CENGAGE Learning, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-495-29585-3.


  •  Registration required

Course contents:

  • Introduction to the basic concepts of the Environmental Engineering Science - Measurements and calculations in Environmental Engineering - Mass Balance - Chemistry and pollution – Limits and constants for water, air, soil

  • Seminars: Case studies – Special issues in Environmental Engineering.

Laboratory exercises:

  • Ten lab exercises - team reports: 60% of the Lab grade
  • Final written lab exam: 40% of the Lab grade

Assessment and grading method:

  • One problem set (optional), 30% of the grade
  • Final closed-book written exam, 70% of the grade


Last modification: 29-08-2018