WASTE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT
Credit points: 30
The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the principles and practice of waste management and pollution control relating to wastewater and solid wastes, with an emphasis on the recovery of water, nutrients, resources and energy. Topics covered in wastewater management include; the characteristics of municipal and industrial wastewaters, unit processes in wastewater treatment plants, design and modelling of wastewater treatment systems, constructed wetlands, remote wastewater systems, and wastewater disposal /reuse. Solid waste management topics include; solid waste collection systems, recycling, composting, energy recovery (incineration), and the design and operation of sanitary landfills. Also covered are some aspects of environmental management systems, cleaner production methods and industrial ecology.
FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering
Subject Co-ordinatorEwen Silvester
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwen Silvester
Four 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Two 4.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|four 1000-word essays/reports||40|
|two 2-hour written examinations||60|