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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.85 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Peter Shanahan 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.85 Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering



    Spring 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features handwritten lecture notes by Dr. Peter Shanahan, as well as student design projects.


    Course Description


    This course is an overview of engineering approaches to protecting water quality with an emphasis on fundamental principals. Theory and conceptual design of systems for treating municipal wastewater and drinking water are discussed, as well as reactor theory, process kinetics, and models. Physical, chemical, and biological processes are presented, including sedimentation, filtration, biological treatment, disinfection, and sludge processing. Finally, there is discussion of engineered and natural processes for wastewater treatment.
     

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