Ecology and Environment

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Ecology and Environment.

The objectives of the course are to introduce and sensitize all BTech students to the issue of ecology, environment, and sustainability. The lectures are aimed at posing various questions that are relevant for all students of engineering and management to incorporate sustainability and a sensitivity to ecology & environment in their design of products, processes, and systems.
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Any interested Learners

What Will You Learn?

  • Week 1: Dr. B.S. Murty -Introduction (1), Sustainability Definition / Goals, Climate Change (2), Case Studies (3) (Eg: Dams, Chemicals, e-waste, IoT, Landfill
  • siting etc)
  • Week 2: Dr. Sudhir Chella Rajan-Sustainability and Economics (3), Sustainability and Ethics (3)
  • Week 3: Dr. Ligy Philip-(Water Quality/ Waste Management), Water Quality and Treatment (3), Waste Management and Treatment (3)
  • Week 4: Dr. B. S. Murty (Water Management/ Resources), Urban Drainage, Water Resource Management, Impact of Climate Change
  • Week 5: Dr. Srinivas Jayanti (Energy)-Energy Demand / Resources (1), Pollution from Energy generation (1), Energy and Climate Change (Global Warming)
  • (1),Energy and Sustainability (1), Long Range and Short Range Solutions (1)(Global vs. India)
  • Week 6: Dr. R. Ravi Krishna-Risk Assessment Definition (1), Pollutant Pathways / Safety/ Exposure (1), Liability /Examples (1), Life Cycle Assessment
  • (2),Environmental Management and LCA (1)
  • Week 7: Dr. Sudhir Chella Rajan-Urban Planning / Sprawl (1), Challenges in Urban Planning, Transport (1), Energy (Smart Grid) (1), Waste (1), Governance (1)
  • Week 8: Dr. Susy Varughese / Dr. Parag Ravindran-Ecology – definitions / Systems (1), Biodiversity (1), Examples of Historical Impact of economy on
  • Ecology,Restoration / Ecological Engineering
  • Week 9: Dr. Ligy Philip / Dr. Ravi Krishna -Solid Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management

Course Content

Ecology and Environment

  • Lecture 1 – Sustainability
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  • Lecture 2 Part A – Dams
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  • Lecture 2 Part B Dams
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  • Lecture 3 Part A – Adyar River
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  • Lecture 3 Part B – Adyar River
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  • Lecture 4 Urbanisation in Western Ghats and Biodiesel
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  • Lecture 5 Use And Throw Plastic
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  • Lecture 6 Nano Materials Information Technologhy
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  • Lecture 7 Definition of Health Risk
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  • Lecture 8 Transport Of Pollutants in the Environment
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  • Lecture 9 Assessment of Risk
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  • Lecture 10 Remediation and Liability
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  • Lecture 11 Remediation and Liability
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  • Lecture 12 Life Cycle Analysis
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  • Lecture 13 – Energy & Environment module – 1
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  • Lecture 13 – Energy & Environment module – 1
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  • Lecture 14 – Energy & Environment module – 2
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  • Lecture 15 – Energy &Environment module – 3
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  • Lecture 16 – Energy & Environment module – 4
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  • lecture 17 – Energy & Environment module – 5
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  • Lectutre 18 Part A – Energy & Environment module – 6
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  • Lectutre 18 Part B – Energy & Environment module – 6
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  • Lecture 19 Drinking Water Supply : Need and Challenges
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  • Lecture 20 Drinking Water Supply : Need and Challenges
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  • Lecture 21 Water Quality Standards And Philosophy of Water Treatment
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  • Lecture 22 Water Treatment : Point Of Use Filters
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  • Lecture 23 Wastewater Management in Developing Urban Environments: Indian Scenories
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  • Lecture 24 Wastewater Recycling: A Sustainable Option For Water Management
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  • Lecture 25 Part A – Sustainable Water Management In Urban Areas – Part 1
    00:00
  • Lecture 26 Part B – Sustainable Water Management In Urban Areas – Part 2
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  • Lecture 27 – Ground Water Contamination
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  • Lecture 28 – Groundwater – Sanitation Nexus
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  • Lecture 29 Chasing Sustainability – The Challenge – Part – 1
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  • Lecture 30 Chasing Sustainability – The Challenge – Part – 2
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  • Lecture 31 Developing Frame Works Of Action: Ethics – Part – 1
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  • Lecture 32 Developing Frame Works Of Action: Ethics – Part – 2
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  • Lecture 33 Social And sanitation
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  • Lecture 34 Promoting Policies For Eco-Productive Cities in the global House – Part –
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  • Lecture 35 Promoting Policies For Eco-Productive Cities in the global House – Part – 2
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  • Lecture 36 The need to study ecology
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  • Lecture 37 Part A Ecosystem functions and services
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  • Lecture 37 Part B What is studied in ecology?
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  • Lecture 38 Ecological footprint
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  • Lecture 39 Energy and Material flow in ecosystems and ecological efficiency
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  • Lecture 40 Energy flow, productivity and Biodiversity
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  • Lecture 41 Biodiversity, population and ecological principles
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