Course detail

Wastewater Treatment Processes

FAST-CC053Acad. year: 2017/2018

Types of wastewater according to their origin, extraction, stripping, clarification, adsorption, coagulation, neutralization, separation of light particles, separation methods on principle of semi-permeable membranes, filtration, advanced oxidation processes

Department

Institute of Chemistry (CHE)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gets the aim of subject under control, i. e. basic processes of wastewater treatment: ion exchange, extraction, stripping, clarification, adsorption, coagulation, neutralization, separation of light particles, separation methods on principle of semi-permeable membranes, filtration, aerobic reactors, elimination of nitrogen and phosphorus.

Prerequisites

Physical properties of water, chemical balance in the water, characteristic composition of water, gases in water, pH, neutralisation capacity, calcium-carbonate equilibrium, water hardness, the living conditions of microorganisms in water, biochemical processes in the waters, natural ways of wastewater treatment, inorganic nomenclature, basic organic nomenclature, compiling chemical equations, stoichiometric calculations, concentration and its expression

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Types of wastewater, definition based at their origin,
Extraction
Stripping
Clarification
Adsorption
Coagulation
Neutralization
Separation of light particles
Separation methods on principle of semi-permeable membranes
Advanced oxidation processes

Aims

Subject is focused on acquiring knowledge of basic chemical and physico-chemical processes of wastewater treatment.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch V , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer