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Water and Waste Water Engineering (Video Course)

IIT Madras

Faculty Coordinators

 

Prof. Ligy Philip

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Email :  ligy@civil.iitm.ernet.in
Telephone : (91-44) 2257 8318 (Office)
                  (91-44) 2257 9318  (Residence)

 

Prof. C. Venkobachar

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Email : venko@iitm.ac.in
Telephone : (91-44)     (Office)
                  (91-44)    (Residence)

Prof. B. S. Murty

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Email : bsm@civil.iitm.ernet.in
Telephone : (91-44) 2257 8308 (Office)
                  (91-44) 2257 9308 (Residence)

 

               

Detailed Syllabus


Water and Wastewater Quantity Estimation
Population forecast; Water demand for various purposes; Estimation of wastewater quantity; Variation in quantity of water and wastewater    
 (2 Lectures)



Water Supply/Distribution Systems
 
(2 Lectures)



Wastewater Collection Systems
 
(2 Lectures)



Water/Wastewater Quality Enhancement

Philosophy of treatment; Unit operations and processes; Physical, chemical and biological methods  
(1 Lecture)



Domestic Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater characteristics; Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment;
(1 Lecture)



Physical Unit Processes

Screening; Commutation; Grit Removal; Equilization; Sedimentation;
(3 Lectures)



Introduction to Microbiology

Microbial ecology and Growth kinetics; Types of microorganisms; aerobic vs. anaerobic processes
(2 Lectures)



Biological Unit Processes

Aerobic treatment; Suspended growth aerobic treatment processes; Activated sludge process and its modifications; Attached growth aerobic processes; Tricking filters and Rotating biological contactors; Anaerobic treatment; suspended growth, attached growth, fluidized bed and sludge blanket systems; nitrification, denitrification; Phosphorus removal
(10 Lectures)



Sludge Treatment

Thickening; Digestion; Dewatering; Sludge drying; Composting 
(2 Lectures)



Wastewater Treatment Plant Characteristics

Sequencing of unit operations and processes; Plant layout; Hydraulic considerations.
(2 Lectures)



Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems

Ponds and Lagoons; Wetlands and Root-zone systems.
(2 Lectures)



Surface and Ground Water Treatment for Potable Water Supply

Water Characteristics; Sequencing of unit operations and processes;
(1 Lecture)



Chemical Unit Processes

Coagulation-Flocculation; Filtration; Disinfections; Aeration and Gas transfer; Precipitation; Softening; Adsorption and Ion exchange; Membrane processes
(9 Lectures)



Water Treatment Plant Characteristics

Plant layout; Hydraulic considerations
(1 Lecture)



Rural Water Supply;

(1 Lecture)



Low Cost Sanitation;

Septic tanks, Soak-pits.
(1 Lecture)

 

 

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