Water Treatment Technologies
Environmental and Biological Engineering
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.
Written tests and reports on laboratory work performed.
- Peavy, H. e Rowe, D. e Tchobanoglous, G. Environmental Engineering. .: McGraw-Hill
- 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