1 Enviromental Sustainability

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ENGG1006: ENGG1006: Engineering for Sustainable Development Engineering for Engineering for Sustainable Development Course Coordinator Dr. Scott T. SMITH (Week 6, 7, 9, 12, 13) ENGG1006: Engineering for Sustainable Development Professor S.C. WONG (Week 8) Dr. Kaimin SHIH (Week 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Dr. Sam C M Hui (Week 10, 11)
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ENGG1006 Week 1-5 Instructor Dr. Kaimin Shih E-mail: [email protected] (Head) Teaching Assistant Teaching Assistant Mr. Fei Wang E-mail: [email protected] Miss Xingwen Lu E-mail: [email protected] ENGG1006 Course (Totally 100 Points) Final Exam ( 50 points) In-Course Assessment ( 50 points) Week 1-5: 20 Points Written Final Exam (Materials of Week1-5 will take 40% in final exam) Week 1-5: 10 Points 4 points for 2 in-course quizzes 6 points for 2 homeworks
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Environmental Sustainability Environmental Sustainability Atmosphere & Air Pollution Atmosphere & Air Pollution Sustainable Water Environment Sustainable Water Environment Resource and Waste Management Resource and Waste Management Quiz 1 Quiz 2 HW 1 HW 2 Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 4 ENGG1006 Week 1-5 Course Activities ENGG1006 Syllabus Instructor: Dr. Kaimin Shih
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ENGG1006 - Engineering for Sustainable Development ENVIRONMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY SUSTAINABILITY Office: Rm. 6-30, Haking Wong Building Phone: 2859-1973 E-mail: [email protected] Dr. Kaimin Shih DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG PROGRESS & OUTCOMES PROGRESS & OUTCOMES
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Sustainable Sustainable ”iswith: -the capacity capacity to endure endure potential potential for long long -term maintenance term maintenance responsible use responsible use of resources Development ”is: - Biota: increase in numbers - Person: increase the standard of living standard of living - Nation: Improves the economic, political, and social well -being of its people being of its people Sustainable Development is: A Sustainable Development is: A pattern of pattern of resource use resource use that aims to meet human needs that aims to meet human needs the ability of future the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. generations to meet their own needs. What is What is Sustainability Development ” ? Engineering? Engineering? Applying mathematics and science to develop something of value from our natural resources
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Engineering for Sustainable Development ? Engineering is for “ Development Development Development Sustainability Sustainability Sustainable goals cannot be achieved without development Ex. Circumventing environmental restrictions. Development goals cannot be maintained without sound sustainability management. Ex. Environmental catastrophes undermining economic life. Develop it sustainably ? Respond with that timeless creed “ Yes, we can ”. Sustainable Development
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Sustainable Viable Bearable Equitable Example: Decision of a Logging Company Social Against the public (-) or providing jobs (+)?
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course ENGG 1006 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at HKU.

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