ΤΙΤΛΟΣ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ: ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΓΡΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ Ι

COURSEUNITTITLE:

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES I

 

COURSEUNIT

CODE:

20000953

 

TYPE OF

COURSE:

 

Compulsory

LEVEL OF

COURSE:

 

First cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF

STUDY:

6th

 

NUMBER OF ECTS:

 

5

MODE OF DELIVERY:

Face-to-face teaching of the course contents using over-head presentation and black-board. Additional distribution of copies on actualized topics and new exercises. Besides them, the course comprises laboratory experimental work.

 

CONTACT :

Three hours lectures, three hours laboratory

 

CURSECONTENTS:

Introductory lessons in to unit operation and unit processes applicable in wastewater treatment, Entropy-based definition of wastewater treatment, Energy aspects for a sustainable process design, Carbon foot print in wastewater treatment, Systemic approach to the economic and environmental dimension and enterprise objectives under regard to environmental protection, Environmental policy and market creation/ employment boost, Role of economic instruments in environmental policy, Production –integrated environmental protection and hierarchical steps for the implementation of integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC), Water resources and water management in industrial activities (water minimization, recycling, recovery of materials and energy, economic process optimization), Legislation related to wastewater management and treatment (EU directives /national legislation), Effluent standards, characterization of municipal and industrial wastewater (physical, chemical, biological parameters), Structure and Basic Design Engineering of wastewater treatment plants, Treatment process schemes for secondary (carbon elimination) and tertiary (nitrogen and phosphorous removal) effluent criteria, Design parameters, Kinetic analysis and reactor design considerations under regard to dispersion.

 

NAMEOFLECTURER:

 

Prof. Dr. Alexander Aivasidis

 

LABORATORY EXERCISES:

1. Analytical characterization of municipal and industrial wastewater under respect to determination of the parameters BOD5, COD, MLSS and MLVSS,

2. Anaerobic degradability test of industrial wastewater (Batch),

3. Determination of activated sludge respirometric activity (OUR).

 

NAMESOFLECTURERS:

Alexander Aivasidis, Professor, Spyridon Ntoygias, As. Professor, Paraschos Melidis, As. Professor, Dr. Vassilios Diamantis.

 

SUPPORTING MEMBER:

Stella Piadou, (Technician)

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

1. “Wastewater Management and Treatment Technologies I” and “Wastewater Management and Treatment Technologies I” (volume B),  Prof. A. Aivasidis, University Press book ,

2. Water Recycling and Resource Recovery in Industry, Piet Lens, Look Hulshoff Pol, Peter Wilderer and Takashi Asano,  ISBN: 1843390051,

3. Introduction to Wastewater Treatment Processes, Second edition, R. S. Ramalho, ISBN: 0-12-576560-6,

4. Wastewater Engineering –Treatment, Disposal, Reuse -, Metcalf and Eddy, ISBN: 0-07-100824-1.

 

PREREQUISITES:

Calculus, Transport Phenomena, Chemistry for Engineers, Fluid Mechanics, Environmental microbiology, Unit Operations and Unit Processes.

 

LEARNING

OUTCOMES

ANDCOMPETENCES:

 

  1. Knowledge based

 

  • Understanding the importance of unit operation and unit processes for wastewater treatment and the role of thermodynamics in design optimization of treatment systems
  • Being familiar with the economic and environmental dimension of human activities and the role of economic instruments in environmental policy
  • Beingabletounderstandanddescribethe function of Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC – Directive)
  • Familiarization with the economic use of water industrial process, under regard to minimization, recycling, recovery of water and energy by anaerobic digestion
  • Understanding the environmental legislation and required effluent standards
  • Being familiarwiththestructureandbasicdesignof WWTP’s (carbon and nutrient elimination , population equivalent, determination of design flows and loadings, kinetic analysis of an activated sludge system)

 

  1. Skills / Competences acquired

 

  • Capabilityofusinginstrumentsanddevisesforanalyticalcharacterizationofwastewater (COD, BOD5, MLSS, MLVSS),
  • Being able to carry out tests to determine the anaerobic biodegradability of industrial wastewater 
  • Capability of handling a biological batch reactor for determination of microbial respiration (OUR)

 

ASSESSMENTMETHODS:

Written examination and laboratory reports of experimental activities

 

LANGUAGE

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr