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Waste Disposal Technology

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Waste Disposal Technology
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA790
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA790 (P110-0035) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 7, mandatory course
BIBA790 (P110-0035) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 7, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA311 Urban Water Resource Management
BIBA410 Waste Management and Recycling I
BIBA680 Waste Management and Recycling II

[updated 20.11.2013]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Dettmar

[updated 20.11.2013]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have deeper insight into the technical side of waste and wastewater disposal.
Waste Management and Recycling II
In the section on waste, students will gain a deeper understanding of the technical function and waste management interactions of thermal waste treatment plants.
Students will be able to deal with technical and planning issues concerning the operation and realization of landfills in connection with their ecological (emissions) and economic effects.
Wastewater Treatment
In the section on wastewater, students will become familiar with the principles of physical, biological and chemical oxidation and the elimination of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus compounds from wastewater.
They will be able to develop complex wastewater treatment concepts and design wastewater treatment plants in accordance with legal requirements and technology standards.
They will understand how to apply advanced design methods on a more in-depth theoretical basis. They will also use complex, computer-aided programs to do so.
Students will be familiar with the evaluation of applied scientific reports and will be able to work and solve comprehensive tasks in a team.

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Module content:
Waste Management and Recycling II
- Thermal waste treatment (influence of input material, technologies, flue gas cleaning and residue recycling)
- Legal framework for waste landfilling
- Emissions from a landfill
- Techniques and processes for sealing landfills under consideration of specific requirement profiles
- Collecting and treating/utilizing landfill gas
- Collecting and treating leachate
Wastewater Treatment
- Purification of municipal wastewater
- Interaction of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus elimination (nitrification - denitrification - chemical and biological P-elimination)
- Using programs to calculate wastewater treatment plants
- Biofilm processes
- Sludge treatment

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Recommended or required reading:
Waste Management and Recycling II
Burkhart, Oberflächenabdichtung von Deponien und Altlasten
Cord-Landwehr, Grundlagen der Abfallwirtschaft
Thomé Kozmiensky: ,Thermische Abfallbehandlung
Wastewater Treatment
Lehr- und Handbuch der Abwassertechnik
Imhoff: Taschenbuch der Stadtentwässerung, München, Wien
DWA-Regelwerk (Arbeitsblätter, Merkblätter, Berichte, Kommentare, Themen)
Bever/Teichmann: Weitergehende Abwasserreinigung; R. Oldenbourg Verlag
Henze u.a.: Wastewater Treatment; Springer Verlag
Mudrack-Kunst: Biologie der Abwasserreinigung
Hartmann: Biologische Abwasserreinigung

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