**Lecture /**
Recitation |
**Topic** |

Lecture
1 |
Introduction.
Course outline, introduction and examples of transport
problems. |

Lecture
2 |
Fick's
Law and the Diffusion Equation. Derivation of the
diffusion equation using Fick's law. |

Lecture
3 |
Point
Source Solution. Similarity method solution and
comparison with Gaussian distribution. |

Lecture
4 |
Advective-Diffusion
Equation. Derivation of the advective-diffusion (AD)
equation using coordinate transformation. |

Recitation
1 |
Diffusion.
Solving diffusion problems using known solutions and
superposition. |

Lecture
5 |
Turbulence.
Introduction to turbulence and the mathematical
description of turbulence. |

Lecture
6 |
Turbulent
Diffusion. Reynold's averaging, the turbulent AD
equation, and turbulent mixing coefficients. |

Lecture
7 |
Longitudinal
Dispersion. Taylor dispersion and derivation of the
dispersion coefficient. |

Recitation
2 |
Dispersion.
Taylor dispersion in a pipe. |

Lecture
8 |
Chemical,
Physical and Biological Transformation. Transformation and
its incorporation in the AD equation. |

Lecture
9 |
Mixing
at the Air-Water Interface. Exchange at the
air-water interface and aeration models. |

Lecture
10 |
Mixing
at the Sediment-Water Interface. Exchange at the
sediment-water interface. |

Lecture
11 |
Atmospheric
Mixing. Turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer
and transport models. |

Lecture
12 |
Water
Quality Modeling. Water quality modeling methodology
and introduction to simple transport models. |

Recitation
3 |
Review.
Course review with sample exam problems. |