WASTE WATER TREATMENT

Second cycle degree in ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: ALBERTO BERTUCCO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: PLEASE NOTE: this course (9 credits) is offered to students of the Master Course in Environmental Engineering. Students belonging to the Bachelor Course in Ingegneria Chimica e dei Materiali can attend the same course for 6 credits only (corso mutuato). At the beginning of the course these students will be informed about the topics to fulfill the 6 credits.

All students attending this course are required to know about fluid transport (pumps, fans, compressors), heat transfer (heat exchangers), applied thermodynamics of one-component systems, chemical kinetics.
Examination methods: Written examination, including both numerical exercises and theory.

Besides that, for Environmental Engineering students only, an assignment concerning the operation ad an existing plant, will be given, to be performed within 3-4 student groups and to be discussed prior to access to the written examination.
Course unit contents: Water consumption, pollution sources and wastewater treatment in both urban and industrial sites.
Chemical and biological reactor engineering.
Process reactors with respect to water purification.
Biological, physical and physico-chemical wastewater treatments. Sludge treatment technologies.
Sizing and rating of biological treatment processes and plants.