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|Offered at:||(G, X)|
|Incompatible with:||SEN742 and SEN733|
|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour tutorial/lecture per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.