Water Treatment

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Describe different water bodies in the society and its surroundings and their interaction with atmosphere
  • Describe natural and antropogenic pollutants, their origin and some ways to eliminate them
  • Explain which chemical compounds are normally present in groundwater, surface water, sea water, brine and at which levels based on original water and weathering processes
  • Describe a normal Danish drinking water treatment system and a Danish waste water treatment system

Skills

  • Select a methodology from an array of advanced oxidative and reductive processes that separately or in common can solve a given recalcitrant water pollution problem
  • Select unit operations and purification methods for produced water and other industrial water types

Competences

  • Use proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within water treatment technology

Type of instruction

Lectures supplemented with project work, workshops, presentation seminars, laboratory testsĀ and cases

Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examWater Treatment
Type of exam
Oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleTeknisk vandbehandling
Module codeK-KT-K2-9
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science