Advanced Water Treatment Technologies (Option)
Environmental and Biological Engineering
5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P
English and Mathematics skills
The students will familiarise themselves with the new processes used on water or wastewater treatment stations.
Desinfection with Oxygen or Ozone Microfiltration and Nanofiltration Hardness Correction
Nitrification denitrification processes ?Removal of N and P by chemical methods ?
Sludge treatment - Anaerobic digestion Methane and energy production.
Continuous assessment:compulsory reports
Final assessment: written test with 50% as the minimum pass mark.
- Metcalf & Eddy, .. Wastewater Engineering: Treatment, Disposal, Reuse. .: McGraw-Hill
- Peavy, H. e Rowe, D. e Tchobanoglous, G. Environmental Engineering. .: McGraw-Hill
- Brito, A. e Oliveira, J. e Peixoto, J. Tratamento de Água para Consumo Humano e Uso Industrial. .: Publindústria
- Humenick, M. Water and Wastewater Treatment: Calculations for Chemical and Physical Processes. .: Marcel Dekker
Method of interaction
Lectures, practical laboratory sessions involving simulation of treatment techniques and processes
Software used in class