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Course, academic year 2018/2019
Waste Water Treatment - S217025A
Title in English: Waste Water Treatment
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
Actual: from 2018
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: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Wanner Jiří prof. Ing. DrSc.
Bindzar Jan Ing. Ph.D.
Bartáček Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Last update: Bartáček Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (02.02.2012)
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: Bartáček Jan doc. Ing. Ph.D. (02.02.2012)

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

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

Last update: Bindzar Jan Ing. Ph.D. (07.12.2018)

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 I: formation of activated sludge, main technological parameters, types of activated sludge process

6. Activated sludge process II: 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, hydrocyclone, magnetic separation, precipitation, coagulation, neutralization

9. Physico-chemical methods II: ion exchange, membrane separation processes, adsorption, stripping, chemical oxidation and reduction, incineration

10. Fundamentals of anaerobic processes

11. Anaerobic wastewater treatment

12. Post-treatment of anaerobic effluents