82129 Waste water and sanitary Engineering

Course Description

The Course DescriptioReview of fundamentals in chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology as applied to water and environmental engineering. Physical, biological and chemical water quality and water quality parameterization. Water and environmental regulations. Standards and criteria. Reactors and Reactor engineering. Multiple barrier concept. Unit operations and processes. Chemical and biological kinetics. Basics in water and wastewater engineering design. Wastewater generation and collection. Biological wastewater treatment and reuse. Population estimation. Water treatment design. Impact of source quality on treatment units' selection. Sedimentation, filtration, coagulation-flocculation and disinfection. Water quality in the distribution systems.
Review of water chemistry and drinking water standards, impurities in natural waters, aeration, water softening coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, taste and odor control, corrosion control, and iron and manganese removal.. Review of water quality standards, wastewater characteristics, application of biochemical oxygen demand, sources and effects of pollution, physical, chemical, and biological wastewater treatment processes, and waste sludge management.



Books for this Course

  • Water and Wastewater Technology, 3rd edition, Hammer and Hammer, Jr, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1996.

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016