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1. Pollution of the abiotic components of the environment (5%)

 

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1.1 Role of Environmental Engineering

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1.2 Human and Environmental Impacts

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1.3 Pollution of Atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere

 

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1.4 Overview of remediation techniques; physical, chemical and biological

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Studying for Civil Eng Students

 Version 2003

 

2. Water and Wastewater Quality (10%)

 

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2.1 Physical water-quality parameters

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2.2 Chemical water-quality parameters

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2.3 Biological water-quality parameters

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2.4 Wastewater quality requirements

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Quiz 1

 

 

3. Engineered Systems for Water Purification (45%) 

 

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3.1 General and historical overview of water treatment

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3.2 Aeration NEW

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3.3 Solid Separation NEW

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3.4 Settling Operation NEW

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3.5 Coagulation and Flocculation NEW

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3.6 Filtration NEW

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3.7 Disinfection NEW

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Project 1 - Water Treatment
 

 

4. Theory of Wastewater Treatment processes (40 %)

 

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4.1 Historical overview of wastewater treatment systems

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4.2 Wastewater characteristics NEW

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4.3 Primary Treatment  NEW

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4.4 Secondary Treatment NEW

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Project Presentations

 

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4.5 Sludge Treatment NEW

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4.6 Field Trip to Water Treatment Facilities

 

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4.7  Field Trip 1 Wastewater Treatment Facility

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