FCE 481 - Public Health Engineering IA

FCE 481 - Public Health Engineering IA (45 hrs)


Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water and wastewater.  Introduction to sanitary chemistry, Stoichiometry and Kinetics of chemical reactions, equilibrium constant and solubility products, pH and alkalinity.


Basic microbiology and ecology, types of metabolism and micro-organisms, microbiological examination of water, biological oxidation of organic matter.


Qualities of water and wastewater, population growth, water demand, wastewater flow.  Particle fluid mechanics as applied to the settling of suspensions.  Zone and compression settling.

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