Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
|Structure Type:||Study unit|
|Type:||Optional obligatory / Professional Studies|
|Level:||Bachelor of Engineering|
|Year of Study:||4 (2021-2022)|
|Responsible Teacher:||Stén, Pekka|
|Language of Instruction:||Finnish|
Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022
|3001||YT2018-4A||2021-11-01 – 2022-02-27||Riitta Niemelä||Finnish||2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06|
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The student gets acquainted with potable water treatment as well as municipal wastewater treatment and treatment of effluents in some industries.
The total amount of student´s work is 108 h, which contains 56 h of contact studies.
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Chemistry in Technology, Chemistry Laboratory Exercises, Water Laboratory Exercises, Water Chemistry, Introduction to Technical Mathematics
Water Laboratory Exercises is studied parallelly.
Raw- and treated water quality. The most essential unit processes and operations in water and wastewater treatment paying attention also to the related fundamental phenomena, e.g., the phenomena taking place at the solidwater interface. Typical process streams are studied in connection to excursions to waterworks and municipal waste water treatment plant.
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Material produced by the lecturer, and suitable parts of the following books:
Binnie, C. & Kimber, M. 2013. Basic water treatment. 5th ed. IWA Publishing.
Katko, T. S. 2013. Hanaa! Suomen vesihuolto - kehitys ja yhteiskunnallinen merkitys. Vesilaitosyhdistys ry. Chapters 2-6 ja 8.
Laukkanen, T., Hartikainen, T., Kostia, S. & Rautio, M. 2003. Ympäristönsuojelun biotekniikka. Mikkelin ammattikorkeakoulu
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, home work, excursions.
Grade 1: The student knows those subjects of the course, which are necessary for the forthcoming studies and working life.
Grade 3: The student is well-abled to utilize the course contents.
Grade 5: The student is able to apply creatively the contents of the course.
Numeric assessment. Exam 80% and excursion reports 20%. It will be possible to improve the grade by active home work.