Advanced Water Treatment Technologies (Option)


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

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
Ion exchange
Nitrification denitrification processes ?Removal of N and P by chemical methods ?
Sludge treatment - Anaerobic digestion Methane and energy production.

Evaluation Methodology
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