Water Treatment Technologies


Environmental and Biological Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - NI n.º1417|EAB|ESTT|2011

5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL


English / Mathematics / Understand technical specification from equipment suppliers

The students will get acquainted with the physical and chemical processses used in water and wastewater treatment stations.

Characterisation of untreated water. General operation of a water treatment station. Physical and chemical treatments. Disinfection. Wastewater properties. WTS technologies. Primary treatments. Activated sludge processes. Lagoon systems. Wastewater terciary treatments.

Evaluation Methodology
Written tests and reports on laboratory work performed.

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- Metcalf & Eddy, .. Wastewater Engineering: Treatment, Disposal, Reuse. .: McGraw-Hill
- Humenick, M. Water and Wastewater Treatment: Calculations for Chemical and Physical Processes. .: Marcel Dekker
- Peixoto, J. e Oliveira, J. e Brito, A. Tratamento de Água para Consumo Humano e Uso Industrial. .: Publindústria

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes.

Software used in class