1.77 Water Quality Control

Class Info

Emphasizes mathematical models for predicting distribution and fate of effluents discharged into lakes, reservoirs, rivers, estuaries, and oceans. Focuses on formulation and structure of models as well as analytical and simple numerical solution techniques. Role of element cycles, such as oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus, as water quality indicators. Offshore outfalls and diffusion. Salinity intrusion in estuaries. Thermal stratification, eutrophication, and sedimentation processes in lakes and reservoirs.

This class has 1.060B as a prerequisite.

1.77 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. E. Adams.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 48-316.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Water Quality Control site or on the 1.77 Stellar site.

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