CE 400: Unit Operations and Processes

CE 400: Unit Operations and Processes

Physical Processes:


Physical processes related to the design of water and wastewater treatment systems, aeration and gas transfer, screening; flotation; further work on filtration; sludge dewatering; evaporation and drying; osmosis and electrodialysis.  Maintenance.


Biological Processes:


Theory of biological slurry and film reactors application to the design of aerated lagoons, oxidation ditches, biofilters and activated sludge systems. Nitrification and denitrification.  Sludge treatment and disposal; composting; design, construction and performance of waste stabilization ponds (anaerobic, facultative, maturation and high-rate) maintenance.

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