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1) Introduction: Environment. Pollution, Pollution control

2)Air Pollution: Air Pollutants: Types, Sources, Effects; Air Pollution Meteorology: Lapse Rate, Inversion, Plume Pattern; Air Pollution Dispersion Model: Point Source Gaussian Plume Model, Stability Classes, Stability Charts, Design of Stack Height.

3)Air pollution Control: Self cleansing properties of the environment; Dilution method; Engineered Control of Air Pollutants: Control of the particulates, Control of Gaseous Pollutants, Control of Air pollution from Automobiles.

4)Noise Pollution: Definition; Sound Pressure, Power and Intensity; Noise Measurement: Relationships among Pressure, Power and Intensity, Levels, Frequency Band, Decibel Addition, Measures of community Noise i.e. LN, Leq, Ldn,, LNP; Sources, ; Effects; Control.

5)Water pollution: Pollution Characteristics of Typical Industries, Suggested Treatments.

6)Global Environmental Issues: Ozone Depletion, Acid Rain, Global Warming-Green House Effects.

7)Administrative Control on Environment: Functions of Central and State Pollution Control Boards; Environmental Clearance Process for Industries and Infrastructural Projects.

8)Environmental Laws: Water Act, Air Act, Motor Vehicle Act