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SEN744 - Water Supply and Wastewater Removal

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Enrolment modes:(G, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

K Baskaran

Prerequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SEN742
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 covered in this unit include:

  • Water supply systems - types of water supply systems, assessment of water demand, sources of water, elements of hydrology, surface water collection, ground water collection, head works development;
  • Water transmission and distribution systems: demand variations and design flows in pipes; pipelines and valves, hydraulics of pipelines, head loss, network analysis; pumps and pumping installation; service reservoirs;
  • Wastewater collection systems - collection of sewage and stormwater; sewer materials and appurtenances; flow measurements in sewers; sewer installations and testing;
  • Stormwater management systems - non-point source pollution, stormwater quality, retention facilities, objective in best management practices, non-structural best management practices, structural best management practices, treatment technologies.
  • Hydraulics of sewer systems – quantities of wastewater flows, design of sewers, sewer materials, appurtenances and maintenance, alternative in wastewater collection systems;

Assessment

Two assignments (20% each) 40%, examination 60%

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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