Wastewater Treatment Processes
FAST-NCB007Acad. year: 2020/2021
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.
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.
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.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1. Types of wastewater, definition based at their origin.
8. Separation of light particles.
9. Separation methods on principle of semi-permeable membranes.
10. Advanced oxidation processes.
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 NPC-SIV Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional