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ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING – WASTE TREATMENT
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|Prof. Emilia KONDILI (email@example.com)
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- The students to acquire an integrated knowledge for the waste sources and their impacts in the natural resources.
- To familiarize with the waste impacts mitigation measures and, more specifically with the waste treatment and waste management technologies.
- To acquire knowledge and, as much as possible, practical experience in the construction and operation of waste treatment processes and plants.
- To get to know the professional prospects emerging from their involvement with the environmental engineering aspects.
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- Introduction- Course organization and evaluation. The general idea of waste management
- Waste generation sources. Waste categories.
- The concept and the formal definitions of sustainability
- Professional interests and field in the Waste Treatment.
- Relevance to the Mechanical Engineering profession
- Basic characteristics of solid wastes. – the solid wastes’ management problem
- Basic methods in solid waste management. Disposal sites
- Thermal treatment, comparative evaluation of different methods in solid waste management
- Recycling of solid wastes- special applications
- The problem of sea pollution. Sources and main causes for sea pollution.
- Basic methods for sea pollution treatment and sea pollution avoidance.
- Comparative evaluation of the mitigation techniques.
Water Resources Management – Waste Water Treatment
- The problem of water resources management. Importance of the problem for Greece.
- Basic methods of water supply in isolated areas.
- Comparative evaluation and costs
- Basic characteristics of waste water, properties and specifications
- Water pollution sources
- Basic methods in waste waste management.
- Municipal waste water treatment plants– industrial waste water
- The biological treatment plants – Various physical and chemical processes
- Basic mechanical equipment
- Basic issues in waste water plant operation. Reasons of malfunctioning
- Case studies
- Characteristics and methods of toxic waste management
- Economic data concerning waste management facilities’ implementation and operation. Current status in Greece
- Issues concerning waste management facilities operation and maintenance equipment
|recommended or required bibliography:
Recommended Books & Journals
- “Handbook of Solid Waste Management”, 2001, McGraw-Hill.
- Eckenfelder HC, 2000, “Industrial Water Pollution Control”, McGraw-Hill.
- Tchobanoglous, G., 1990, “Wastewater Engineering: Treatment, Disposal and Reuse”, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill.
- Kiely, G., 1998, “Environmental Engineering”, McGraw-Hill.
- Feates, F. & Barratt, R., 1995, “Integrated Pollution Management: Improving Environmental Performance”, McGraw-Hill.
- WASTEWATER ENGINEERING: TREATMENT AND REUSE, Inc Metcalf & Eddy; George Tchobanoglous; Franklin L. Burton; H. David Stensel, ISBN 10: 0070418780 / 0-07-041878-0, ISBN 13: 9780070418783, Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering, Publication Date: 2002
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Mock tests – Assignments (20%)
Final exam (40%)
Laboratory work (40%)
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