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Gregory Korshin
CEE 485
Seattle Campus

Environmental Engineering Chemistry

Fundamentals of chemical equilibrium in natural water systems. Behavior of open and closed aqueous and multi-media (air/water/solids) systems. Chemistry of major species affecting the environment. Identification of key parameters for characterizing water quality. Recommended: one year of general chemistry or equivalent.

Class description

The language of aquatic chemistry The fundamental principles governing relevant processes. How to determine major physico-chemical components of environmental systems What are the properties of major and minor contributing species What are the interactions between them How to describe and quantify involved equilibria

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Class assignments and grading

Homework 25% Midterm exam 20% Group project 20% Final exam 35%


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Gregory Korshin
Date: 10/01/2002