Courses Catalogue

Waste Water Treatment

COURSE CODE: CIV7207
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Civil Engineering, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course covers biological, physical, and chemical processes used in the advanced treatment of domestic and industrial wastewater; reuse applications and guidelines.

                                                                  

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

To introduce students to the unit operations and process in advanced water and waste water treatment

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

·        Define the unit operations and processes used in the advanced treatment of wastewater

·        Examine methods of water reuse and their quality requirements

·        Describe the five stages of wastewater treatment and alternative strategies for providing these levels of treatment

·        Describe the design approaches for physicochemical methods for nitrogen and phosphorus removal processes

·        Describe design approaches for biological nitrogen and phosphorus removal processes

·        Examine technology for removing no degradable organic matter inorganic salts from wastewater

·        Examine some of the latest ideas in advanced wastewater treatment and water reuse by discussing recent literature in the area

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student completing the course is expected to:

1.      Select and design processes for advanced wastewater treatment

2.      Devise approaches for water reuse, especially non portable applications