ENV-405 / 5 crédits

Enseignant(s): Holliger Christof, von Gunten Urs

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This course on water and wastewater treatment shows how to implement and design different methods and techniques to eliminate organic matter, nitrogen and phosporous from wastewater, and how to apply physical and chemical methods and techniques to produce drinking water.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Environmental chemistry; Microbiology for engineers; Process engineering; Sanitary engineering, water and waste management

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Interpret data on parameters of water and wastewater
  • Verify the design of a classical wastewater treatment plant
  • Optimize nutrient elimination in a wastewater treatment plant
  • Propose a solution for wastewater treatment with the correct design
  • Assess / Evaluate quantitatively unit processes for drinking water treatment
  • Propose adequate process combinations for drinking water treatment
  • Link raw water quality with drinking water treatment

Teaching methods

Lectures ex cathedra and exercises

Assessment methods

Two written mid-term exams during the semester (40 % of the final note) and one final written exam (180 min) during the winter session exam period (60 % of the final note).

Prerequisite for

Environmental bioprocess design

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water and wastewater treatment
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water and wastewater treatment
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water and wastewater treatment
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water and wastewater treatment
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water and wastewater treatment
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Water and wastewater treatment
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
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