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No: 37007
R05 SET-1

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD


IV .B.TECH – I SEM REGULAR EXAMINATIONS JANUARY- 2010
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING – II
(CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Time: 3hours Max.Marks:80
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
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1. a) What are sources of air pollution. Explain their effects on human beings.
b) Discuss the effects of Sox and Nox on humans, plants and materials. [8+8]

2. a) With the help of a neat sketch, explain the working principle of cyclone.
b) What are methods available for control of gaseous air pollutants at the source?
explain briefly. [8+8]

3. a) Differentiate between Adsorption and absorption. State its advantages over reverse
osmosis.
b) What are various defluoridation methods used for treatment fluoride rich water?
Sate their merits and demerits. [8+8]

4. a) What are disadvantages of phosphates rich waste water disposal into water bodies?
List the various methods for removal of phosphates.
b) Write a critical note on
(i) Volume reduction (ii) Strength reduction of industrial waste water. [8+8]

5. a) What are the composition and properties of solid wastages?


b) What are the processing methods of solid waste? Mention merits and demerits of
incineration. [8+8]

6. a) Write a critical note on Land filling.


b) What is difference between compositing and digestion? Explain the Indore method
of composting. [8+8]

7. a) Define Hazardous waste. State its typical characteristics.


b) What are environment impacts of nuclear wastes? [8+8]

8. a) Explain the various methods of noise pollution control.


b) State the typical features of Environmental protection. Act, 1986. [8+8]

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Code.No: 37007
R05 SET-2

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD


IV .B.TECH – I SEM REGULAR EXAMINATIONS JANUARY- 2010
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING – II
(CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Time: 3hours Max.Marks:80
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
---

1. a) List the major primary air pollutants and their sources and characteristics.
b) Explain the effects of the following air pollutants on plants.
i) Sulphur dioxide ii) Ozone iii) PAN [8+8]

2. a) With the help of neat sketch, explain the construction and working of Bag filters.
b) Explain the various inplant control technologies for removal of emission of sulphur
oxides. [8+8]
3. a) Explain the principle of Reverse osmosis, state its practical application.

b) What is Activated Carbon? State its properties? How does it absorb pollutants from
waste water? [8+8]

4. a) What are pretreatment methods of wastewater, explain how to reduce the strength of
organic waste water.
b) When do you adopt equalization tank in waste water treatment? Explain its function
and merits. [8+8]

5. a) What is meant by solid waste management?


b) Explain about collection methods of solid waste. State their merits and demerits
[8+8]
6. a) Explain process of composting? Mention different types of composition.
b) Explain the basic difference between open dumping and sanitary land fill. State
various steps involved in sanitary land fill. [8+8]

7. a) What do you understand by biomedical waste? What are precautions to be taken in


collection and handling the hospital waste.
b) Discuss the various disposed methods of chemical wastes. [8+8]

8. a) What are the causes and preventive methods of noise pollution.


b) What are the typical features of water (pollution and control) ACT, 1974. [8+8]

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Code.No: 37007
R05 SET-3

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD


IV .B.TECH – I SEM REGULAR EXAMINATIONS JANUARY- 2010
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING – II
(CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Time: 3hours Max.Marks:80
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
---

1. a) What are the various anthropogenic and natural sources of sulphur dioxide
emissions.
b) What are the effects of air pollutants on materials? [8+8]

2. a) List out the air pollution control equipments available for particulate collection at
the source, indicate the principle of their working.
b) When do you adopt combustion as control method of gaseous pollution? Explain in
detail. [8+8]

3. a) Explain with neat sketch the working of a desalination plant for purpose of drinking
water.
b) What is ion exchange? Explain various methods used for treatment of hard water.
[8+8]

4. a) What is meant by Nitrification and de-nitrifications? Explain the various methods


for removal nitrogenous matter from waste water stream.
b) Discuss the various theories of industrial waste water treatment. [8+8]

5. a) What are sources of solid waste generated from a urban centre. State typical
composition of municipal solid waste.
b) Explain the advantages and disadvantages of sanitary Land fill disposal methods.
[8+8]

6. a) What do you understand by solid waste management? Explain the various strategies
to be adopted to minimize solid waste.
b) Explain the various methods of composting. [8+8]

7. a) Explain the various safe disposal methods of biomedical wastes.


b) Discuss the various control methods for chemical wastes. [8+8]

8. a) Define noise pollution. Explain the various sources of noise pollution.


b) Write a critical note on Air emission Standards. [8+8]

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Code.No: 37007
R05 SET-4

JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD


IV .B.TECH – I SEM REGULAR EXAMINATIONS JANUARY- 2010
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING – II
(CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Time: 3hours Max.Marks:80
Answer any FIVE questions
All questions carry equal marks
---

1. a) Differentiate between the following terms.


i) Smoke and Vapour ii) Dust, gas and vapour.
iii) Haze and mist. iv) Particulates and aerosols.
b) Distinguish between the following
i) Primary and secondary air pollutants.
ii) Stationary and mobile source of air pollutants. [8+8]

2. a) Sketch and explain the construction and working of an electrostatic precipitator.


b) Explain mechanism of gas adsorption with neat sketches. [8+8]

3. a) What are negative impacts of excess fluoride in drinking water. Explain any one
method of defluoridation of water in detail.
b) What is difference between ultra filtration and Nano filteration? State practical
applications of ultra filtration method. [8+8]

4. a) What is meant by proportioning? Explain the necessity of proportioning for


industrial waste water treatment.
b) What is meant by volume reduction? Explain various implant control measures to
reduce volume of dairy industrial waste water. [8+8]

5. a) What are the health hazards caused due to improper collection and disposal of urban
solid waste? Mention remedies for them.
b) What are disposal methods of solid waste generated from municipal areas? Explain
the process of composting. [8+8]

6. a) What are various properties of solid wastes? Explain how these are useful in
collection, transportation and disposal of solid waste.
b) Explain the principle of incineration process? State its practical applications. [8+8]

7. a) What are typical characteristics of biomedical wastes/ Classify biomedical wastes


b) What are methods of storage and disposal of hazardous wastes? [8+8]

8. a) Write a critical note on Air emission Standards.


b) Explain health effects of noise pollution on Human beings. Mention intensity of
noise for each effect. [8+8]
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