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Environmental Studies Semester 1 (FE First Year) BE Construction Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

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University of Mumbai Syllabus For Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies: Knowing the Syllabus is very important for the students of Semester 1 (FE First Year). Shaalaa has also provided a list of topics that every student needs to understand.

The University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies syllabus for the academic year 2021-2022 is based on the Board's guidelines. Students should read the Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus to learn about the subject's subjects and subtopics.

Students will discover the unit names, chapters under each unit, and subtopics under each chapter in the University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus pdf 2021-2022. They will also receive a complete practical syllabus for Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies in addition to this.

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Syllabus

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus for Overview of Environmental Aspects

  • Definition, Scope and Importance of Environmental Study
  • Need for Public awareness of environmental education
  • Introduction to depletion of natural resources: Soil, Water, Minerals and Forests.
  • Global crisis related to – Population, water, sanitation & Land.
  • Ecosystem:
    Study of ecosystems: Forest, desert and aquatic (in brief).
    Energy flow in the Ecosystem, an overview of Food Chain, Food Web and Ecological Pyramid.
    Concept of ecological succession and its impact on human beings (in brief).
    Case Study on Chipko Movement (Uttarakhand, India), (began in 1973).

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus for Aspects of Sustainable Development

  • Concept of sustainable development
  • Social, Economical and Environmental aspect of sustainable development.
  • Control Measures:- 3R (Reuse, Recovery, Recycle), Appropriate Technology, Environmental education, Resource utilization as per the carrying capacity.

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus for Environmental Pollution

301 E‐Pollution
304 Water Pollution
  • Sources and Treatment, Concept of waste waters ‐  Domestic & Industrial and treatment.
  • Case Study:- Minamata Disease.
305 Land Pollution
  • Solid waste, Solid waste Management by Land filling, Composting.
306 Air Pollution
  • Sources, Effects of air pollution with respect to Global Warming, Ozone layer Depletion, Acid Rain, Photochemical smog
  • Two Control Measures‐  Bag house Filter, Venturi scrubber.
  • Case Study:- Bhopal Gas Tragedy

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus for Pollution Control Legislation

  • Overview
  • Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoE & F).
  • Organizational structure of MoE & F.
  • Functions and powers of Central Control Pollution Board.
  • Functions and powers of State Control Pollution Board.
  • Environmental Clearance, Consent and Authorization Mechanism.
  • Environmental Protection Act
  • Any two case studies pertaining to Environmental Legislation.

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus for Renewable Sources of Energy

  • Limitations of conventional sources of Energy.
  • Various renewable energy sources.
  • Solar Energy:- Principle, Working of Flat plate collector & Photovoltaic cell.
  • Wind Energy:- Principle, Wind Turbines.
  • Hydel Energy:- Principle, Hydropower generation.
  • Geothermal Energy:- Introduction, Steam Power Plant

University of Mumbai Semester 1 (FE First Year) Environmental Studies Syllabus for Technological Advances to Overcome Environmental Problems

  • Role of Technology in Environment and health
  • Concept of Green Buildings, Indoor air pollution
  • Carbon Credit:- Introduction, General concept.
  • Disaster Management:- Two Events: Tsunami, Earthquakes, Techniques of Disaster Management
  • Case Study:- Earthquake in Japan
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