COURSE UNIT TITLE:

Drinking water treatment technologies

COURSE UNIT

CODE:

20045791

TYPE OF

COURSE:

Compulsory, Η4ΥΠ

LEVEL OF

COURSE:

First cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF

STUDY:

Third year, 5Ο Exam

NUMBER OF ECTS:

 

EDUCATION METHOD:

Lectures with multimedia support (powerpoint presentations, videos), exercises, computer modeling and excursion.

 

CONTACT

TEACHING:

2 hours lecture + 1 hour exercise /week

CURSE CONTENTS:

This course will provide the drinking water framework concerning the quality and safety of drinking water. It deals with drinking water infrastructure design and treatment technologies. It also highlights the basic chemical and microbial techniques to reach drinking water standards. The main unit operations in drinking water treatment are dealt with:

  1. EU legislation and policy for drinking water
  2. Corrosion Control Management
  3. Drinking-water Quality & Safety Plans
  4. Suspended solids removal
  5. Coagulation - flocculation
  6. Sedimentation
  7. Filtration processes
  8. Adsorption and ion exchange
  9. Softening, iron and manganese removal
  10. Membrane filtration and desalination
  11. Disinfection procedures
  12. Emerging and alternative technologies

 

 

Exercise:

This exercise focuses on drinking water treatment technologies and design, in which the fundamental theory is adopted by the students in order to design the appropriate drinking facility.

 

NAME OF LECTURER:

P. Melidis

 

LABORATORY EXERCISES:

 

 

NAMES OF LECTURERS:

 

SUPPORTING MEMBER:

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

 

Lecture notes: “Drinkingwater treatment technologies”, P. Melidis, DUTH, 2002.

Obligatory other materials:

Powerpointpresentations and exam exercises available at the Blackboard website.

 

PREREQUISITES:

Chemistry for Engineers, Physical and Biochemical Processes, Environmental Microbiology, Transport Phenomena, Fluid Mechanics.

 

LEARNING

OUTCOMES

AND COMPETENCES:

The course aims to provide:

  • an overview on the EU drinking water legislation and policy.
  • to select the appropriate schemes for treating drinking water.
  • to understand the drinking water analysis and identify the key features to be improved.
  • to provide knowledge on drinking water design and technology
  • an overview on dimensioning of drinking water systems to treat ground and surface water.

ASSESSMENT METHODS:

Mandatory participation at the design exercises (30% of grade) and a final written examination (70% of grade).

 

ΓΛΩΣΣΑ ΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΙΑΣ:

LANGUAGE: 

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr