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SEN740 - Water Treatment Processes

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Enrolment modes:(G, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

J Jegatheesan

Prerequisite:

Nil

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.

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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1006$1006$1006$3153$3307

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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