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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Waste Water Treatment - AM217026
Title: Waste Water Treatment
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/1 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: 60 / 60 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Wanner Jiří prof. Ing. DrSc.
Bindzar Jan Ing. Ph.D.
Bartáček Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (12.04.2018)
The aim of the course is to build knowledge on the principles of wastewater treatment technologies. Wastewater characterization methods and the main wastewater treatment technologies based on chemical, physicochemical and biological processes are explained.
Last update: Bindzar Jan Ing. Ph.D. (09.08.2019)

R:Gray N.F.: Biology of wastewater treatment, Imperial College Press, 2004, ISBN 1860943322

R:Sincero A.P., Sincero G.A.: Physical-Chemical Treatment of Water and Wastewater, IWA Publishing, 2002, ISBN 9781843390282

Last update: Bartáček Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (25.04.2018)

1. Introduction and EU legislation on wastewater

2. Wastewater characterization; sewerage systems

3. Mechanical wastewater treatment

4. Biological wastewater treatments: biochemical and microbiological principles and biofilm processes: principles and fixed-film reactors

5. Activated sludge process: formation of activated sludge, main technological parameters, types of activated sludge process

6. Activated sludge process: diffuse air aeration, mechanical aeration, mixing of activated sludge tanks, nutrient removal systems

7. Separation of activated sludge, effluent polishing, wastewater reuse

8. Physico-chemical methods I: filtration, flotation, precipitation, coagulation, neutralization

9. Physico-chemical methods II:ion exchange, membrane separation processes

10. Physico-chemical methods III: adsorption, stripping, chemical oxidation and reduction, thermal treatment

11. Fundamentals of anaerobic processes

12. Quantitative description of anaerobic processes, mass and energy balances, main design parameters

13. Reactors for anaerobic wastewater treatment

14. Post-treatment of anaerobic effluents

Course completion requirements
Last update: Bindzar Jan Ing. Ph.D. (23.04.2018)

Written examination: 10 questions, 10 points each

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0,5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1,5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
Účast na seminářích 0,5 14
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