|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Water, wastewater and stormwater treatment in the context of catchment management and sustainable development of our land, water and biological resources. The following topics are covered:Chemistry for water treatment methods of expressing concentration; physical properties of water; fundamentals of kinetics and equilibrium; pH and buffering techniques case studies involving chlorine, phosphorous and carbonates; the influence of pH on reaction equilibrium; project work.Water and wastewater treatment source selection; screening, sedimentation and flocculation; aeration; filtration; reverse osmosis; chlorination; disinfection; water quality standards and monitoring; catchment sources; pump stations; odour control; trade waste; primary and secondary treatment; clarifers; aerobic and anaerobic treatment; bio-solids; effluent reuse; biological nutrient removal.Catchment management and stormwater treatment the catchment context; catchment processes; water resource development; sustainability; natural resource management; water quality and aquatic ecology; urban stormwater management; water quantity and quality aspects; sediment and nutrient transport; management practices and treatments; case studies.
|Prerequisites:||CS2002 AND EG1010 OR ADMITTANCE INTO MASTER OF ENGINEERING (PROF)|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019|
|Coordinator:||Dr Bithin Datta|
|Lecturers:||Dr Bithin Datta, Mr Max Burns.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.