SRJC Course Outlines

 10/31/2020 9:51:16 AM ENVT 102 Course Outline as of Fall 2008 Changed Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  ENVT 102 Title:  MATH METHODS WATER TREAT Full Title:  Mathematical Methods for Water Treatment Technology Last Reviewed:1/26/2015

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 1.50 Lecture Scheduled 1.50 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 26.25 Minimum 1.50 Lab Scheduled 0 8 min. Lab Scheduled 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 1.50 Contact Total 26.25 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50 Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
Formerly:  ENVT 200.2

Catalog Description:
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Mathematical methods for the fields of water treatment technology, water distribution technology, and waste water treatment technology. Prepares students for certification examinations.

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Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Mathematical methods for the fields of water treatment technology, water distribution technology and waste water treatment technology.  Prepares students for certification examinations.

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

 Associate Degree: Effective: Inactive: Area: CSU GE: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: IGETC: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: CSU Transfer: Effective: Inactive: UC Transfer: Effective: Inactive: C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Distinguish between measured and counted quantities.
2. Distinguish the number of significant figures in measured quantities.
3. Calculate median and average values.
4. Use a pocket calculator to perform water measurement calculations.
5. Calculate areas of triangles, rectangles, and circles.
6. Calculate volumes of cylindrical and rectangular tanks.
7. Convert between common units of time, mass, length, area, volume, and
temperature.
8. Calculate concentrations, flows, pressures, and velocities using ratios
and percentages.
9. Calculate percent composition from formula and molecular weights.
10. Calculate electricity costs from load and power rates.

Topics and Scope
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I. Numbers quantifying an identified commodity
A. Units identifying the commodity
B. Integers quantifying counted commodities
C. Measured commodities may require decimal fractions
II. Significant figures
A. The imprecision of measurement
B. Applications to computed values
C. The decimal point
D. Non-zero digits
E. Zero
1. between non-zero digits
2. before non-zero digits
3. after non-zero digits
III. Basic Math Operations & Rules
B. Multiplication and Division
C. Exponents
D. Scientific Notation
E. Operations with Fractions
IV. Useful pocket calculators
A. Verify ability to multiply and divide
B. Very large numbers
C. Very small numbers
V. Median values
VI. Mean values - Determining a 7-day average
VII. Computation of areas
A. Area of a rectangle
B. Area of a triangle
C. Area of a circle
VIII. Computation of volumes
A. The product of an area and a length
B. Volume of a box
C. Volume of a cylinder
IX. Units
A. Length
B. Area
C. Volume
D. Time
E. Mass
F. Temperature
X. Dimensional analysis of rates
A. "Per" implies division
B. Speed = length / time
C. Pressure = force / area
D. Flow = volume / time
E. Concentration = mass / volume
F. Unit Price = value / quantity
XI. Express conversion factors as fractions
A. Multiplying a number by 1 does not change its value
B. Any number divided by itself equals 1
C. A conversion factor expressed as a fraction equals 1
D. Multiplying a value by a fractional conversion factor
XII. Applying the fractional conversion factor process to
A. Percent computations
B. Ratios
C. Fahrenheit - Celsius temperature conversions
XIII. Simultaneous application of several conversion factors
A. Dimensional analysis
B. Analogous application of
1. rates
2. ratios
3. concentrations
XIV. Using molecular weights to calculate percent composition
A. Identify the atomic weight of common elements
B. Determining the ratio of atoms in chemical formulae
C. Applying the fractional percent conversion

Assignments:
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1. Reading, approximately 5-10 pages per week, based on eight weeks.
2. Problem sets such as flow rates, surface area, volume calculations,
other calculations pertaining to water treatment and distribution.
3. Quizzes (1-3); final exam.