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Unit I: Water And Wastewater Treatment

Physical,chemical,andbiologicalcharacteristicsofwastewater.Wastewatertreatment processes. Primary treatment: Screening, grit removal, oil and grease removal, sedimentation-coagulation. Secondary treatment: Activated Sludge Process, Rotating Biological Contactor. Tertiary treatment methods. Process design of wastewater treatmentequipment.

Unit II: Air Pollution And Control

Sources of air pollutants. Monitoring of air pollutants. Evaluation of Air Quality Index. Air pollution control equipment: scrubber, bag filter, settling chamber, cyclone separator, electrostatic precipitator. Process design of air pollution control equipment.

Unit III: Solid Waste Management

Classification of solid wastes. Waste management. Waste processing techniques: Thermochemical conversion techniques- incineration, pyrolysis, refuse derived fuel, gasification. Biochemical conversion techniques- composting, bio methanation. Waste disposal methods. Biomedical, hazardous and electronic waste management.

Course Objectives

  • To study the different types of environmentalpollution
  • Tolearnaboutthedifferenttreatment methodsforwastewatertreatment
  • To impart basic concepts of solid wastemanagement

Course Outcome (COs)

CO1: Learn about the characteristics of water and wastewater

CO2: Study and design the primary, secondary and tertiary treatment processes for wastewater treatment

CO3: Evaluate the air quality and design equipment control for air pollution

CO4: Study the processing and management of different types of waste like municipal solid waste, electronic waste, hazardous waste, and biomedical waste

PO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO11 PO12
CO1 2 1 3 3 2 3
CO2 3 2 3 3 3 2 1 1
CO3 3 2 3 1 3 3 2 1 1
CO4 2 3 3 1 1


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  8. S K Garg Sewage Waste Disposal and Air Pollution Engineering (Environmental Engineering II),2021 Edition Khanna Publishers

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Internal External
Continuous Evaluation 20%  
Mid-Term 30%  
End Semester exam   50%

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