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Unit details

SEN740 - Water Treatment Processes

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

 Jega Jegatheesan

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SEN742 and SEN733
Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 2 hour seminar /class per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include: introduction to water treatment; historical development of water treatment technology; health and environmental concerns; evolution of water treatment technology; water quality - water pollutant and their sources; physical and chemical quality; characterisation of water and sampling; physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics; Australian drinking water guidelines 2004 and WHO guidelines for drinking water 2004; water treatment: conventional processes, screening and grit removal; sedimentation; coagulation and flocculation; flotation; rapid sand filtration; slow sand filtration and pressure filtration; disinfection and oxidation by-products; aeration; and softening; water treatment - advanced processes, membrane processes; micro-, nano- and ultra-filtration, reverse osmosis, electro-dialysis; absorption; ion exchange; oxidation; residual management - thickening, dewatering, resource recovery, beneficial usage.

Assessment

Two assignments (15% each) 30%, examination 60%, design report 10%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3487$3661

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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