15.280 Industrial Waste Treatment

Industrial Waste Treatment

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3124
Status Active

This course examines the state and federal regulations for industrial wastewater treatment. Basic chemistry is covered and physical-chemical treatment for neutralization, oxidation-reduction, metals removal, and cyanide destruction is reviewed in detail along with numerous sample problems. Common industrial waste treatment processes such as filtration, ion exchange, activated carbon, ultra filtration reverse osmosis and other membrane filtration techniques are presented. Chemical feed systems, polymer feed systems, chemical dosage calculations, jar testing, sludge handling, and dewatering methods and sludge calculations are also discussed.