Systems analysis is identified as a unifying topic of environmental engineering. Based on a questionnaire sent out to peers and based on the experience with an advanced systems analysis course the possible content and association of the content with bachelor and master's programs is discussed. At the bachelor's level it is concluded that an array of topics should be introduced more in an inductive way, going along with the discussion of examples. At the master's level it is suggested that a substantial course, which systematically introduces a broad variety of systems analysis tools, is provided. Such a course should go along with the introduction of a simulation tool, which supports application of systems analysis methods.
Research Article| April 01 2004
Systems analysis in environmental engineering: how far should we go?
Water Sci Technol (2004) 49 (8): 37–42.
W. Gujer; Systems analysis in environmental engineering: how far should we go?. Water Sci Technol 1 April 2004; 49 (8): 37–42. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2004.0482
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