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EENG 8291 - Industrial Air Pollution Control Techniques

Environmental Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course provides an overview of the different methods and technologies used to control the release of air pollutants from industrial sources. The different types of contaminants, their causes, and the regulations governing their release are discussed. The basic design principles of the various technologies, and their application, form the bulk of the course. A basic treatment of combustion and emissions including greenhouse gases is also covered.


EENG 8290





Spring/Summer 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 59759

Thu Apr 04 - Thu Jun 20 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 20 Thu 14:30 - 17:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 422


Zahra Tooyserkani

Course Outline




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for Environmental Engineering Technology Degree program. Students will require department approval prior to registration. Please contact Program Assistant or call 604-432-8539. Tentative Field trip: June 14: 08:00-15:00 (subject to change).

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss fundamental air pollution issues as they relate to: industrial processes; the types of air emissions; the health impact of the various air pollutants; and Canadian, US and international approaches to regulation.
  • Select the most appropriate air pollution control strategies, options, and selection criteria to enable sustainable pollution prevention planning.
  • Outline combustion processes/material balances including the material balances, ideal gas laws, psychometry, and energy balances necessary to calculate emissions.
  • Outline the application of the various methods of air pollution prevention and control including: gravitational settling and cyclonic particulate removal, filtration, electrostatic precipitation, gaseous and particulate scrubbing.
  • Discuss current and emergent air pollution control techniques for various pollutants.
  • Advocate industrial air pollution control options that are sustainable and effective in terms of energy consumption and multimedia impacts.

Effective as of Fall 2009

Related Programs

EENG 8291 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology


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