Environmental Engineering, 2010

Environmental impact. Treatment and management of industrial and urban effluents and waste. Environmental protection.

BERTA HERRERO AYESTARÁN
ANTONIO AZNAR JIMÉNEZ
JUAN CARLOS CABANELAS VALCÁRCEL

Department of Chemical Engineering
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Area:
Chemical Engineering

Degree:
Industrial Engineering

November, 2010

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Lecturing: 60 hours (theory)
Total recommended time to follow the course: 150 hours

 

PRERREQUISITES AND RECOMMENDED PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

Basic engineering knowledge.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

Environmental impact. Treatment and management of industrial and urban wastwater. Reduction of pollution in industrial processes.

 

OBJETIVES: KNOWLEDGE & SKILS

  • Provide an overview on the main environmental problems, the effect of pollution on environment and pollution sources.
  • Describe the operating principles of the main treatment technologies for urban and industrial wastewater.
  • Present a comprehensive list of advanced and low-cost treatments, considering advantages and disadvantages, versus intensive treatment systems.
  • Outline alternatives and possible solutions to reduce pollution in industrial processes.

 

TEACHING MATERIAL

Lecture notes in PDF files.

Examples on industrial pollution reduction.

Self-assessment material.

A guided virtual tour to a wastewater treatment plant.

 

ASSESMENT ACTIVITIES OR PRACTICAL ASIGNMENTS

Self-assessment tests of each lecture file.

Citation: Herrero, B., Aznar, A., Cabanelas, J. C. (2010, March 10). Environmental Engineering. Retrieved November 21, 2019, from OCW - UC3M Web site: http://ocw.uc3m.es/ingenieria-quimica/environmental-engineering.
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