civ4pma pollution management a



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students are provided with an understanding of the principles and practice of waste management and pollution control relating to wastewater, solid wastes, resource and energy recovery and risk assessment and hazard analysis. Topics covered include: Design of wetlands for wastewater treatment, collection, transport and processing of solid wastes, design and operation of sanitary landfills, hazardous waste disposal, waste material and energy recovery systems, development of cleaner production technology, principles of toxicology and risk analysis and team case studies of industrial waste treatment.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Russell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites BIO12ES


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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEnvironmental engineering.PrescribedPeavy, H.S., Rowe, D.R., and Tchobanogolous, G.MCGRAW HILL, 1995.
ReadingsWastewater engineering: treatment and disposal.PrescribedMetcalf and Eddy Inc.MCGRAW HILL, 1991.

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