This information sheet indicates how the course will be organized at pandemic code level yellow and green.
If the colour codes change during the academic year to orange or red, modifications are possible, for example to the teaching and evaluation methods.

II-Sewerage and Municipal Wastewater Treatment

Course Code :2106FTIRWZ
Study domain:Construction
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:24
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)- NNB

3. Course contents *

Part 1: Sewers

1. Types of sewarage systems: combined/separate

2. Quantities of wastewater (Dry Weather Flow - DWF)

3. Quantities of rain/storm water (Storm Water Flow - SWF)

4. Flow dynamics in sewer pipes/ducts

5. Design of sanitary sewerage networks

6. Design of stormwater sewerage networks

7. Combined sewer systems/overflow


Part 2: Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

1. Introduction: environmental protection of surface waters/regulatory framework

2. Overall design parametes for municipal wastewater treatment plants: BOD, COD, SS, ...

3. Mechanical treatment: screens and sand traps

4. Mechanical treatment: clarifiers

5. Secondary/biological treatment

6. Nutrient removal (N and P)

7. Tertiairy treatment: desinfection/polishing/membrane filtration/re-use of effluent

8. Sludge treatment

9. Small and individual treatment plants

10. Site visit to a wastewater treatment plant