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Wastewater Treatment

Module name (EN): Wastewater Treatment
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBA681-17
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA681-17 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, mandatory course
UI-I-AR1 Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 6, mandatory course, civil and structural engineering
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

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA790 Waste Disposal Technology

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Dettmar
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Dettmar

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will understand the physical, biological and chemical basics of municipal wastewater treatment, especially with regard to calculation methods for the oxidation of carbon and nitrogen compounds in municipal wastewater.
Students will understand the fundamental necessity of wastewater treatment for the ecological protection of our environment. They will have basic knowledge of methods for dimensioning municipal wastewater treatment plants and will be able to apply this knowledge, as well as to recognize and evaluate new ideas and concepts.

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Module content:
Parameters for the characterization of wastewater, wastewater composition, wastewater quantities including temporal distribution of wastewater production; mechanical treatment processes (pumping stations, rakes, grit chambers, grease traps, preliminary sedimentation), basics of biological wastewater treatment, carbon and nitrogen oxidation, single- and multi-stage processes for wastewater treatment (oxidation of carbon and nitrogen compounds with activated sludge processes)

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Recommended or required reading:
Lehr- und Handbuch der Abwassertechnik
Imhoff: Taschenbuch der Stadtentwässerung; München, Wien
ATV/DVWK/DWA-Arbeitsblätter A 106, 122, 126, 131, 202, 257, 262, 281
Hartmann: Biologische Abwasserreinigung; Springer-Lehrbuch
Mudrack/Kunst: Biologie der Abwasserreinigung; G. Fischer Verlag
Hosang/Bischof: Abwassertechnik, B.G. Teubner Verlag
Lehr- und Handbuch der Abwassertechnik: Biologische und weitergehende Abwasserreinigung

[updated 05.02.2020]
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