SEN740 - Water Treatment Processes
|Year||2015 unit information|
Not available from 2015
|Incompatible with:||SEN742 and SEN733|
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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.
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.