AE2301 Water and Waste Handling 7.5 credits
Water and Waste Handling
This course is in the process of being cancelled.
The overall aim of the course is to give knowledge of requirements and goals, technical solutions, mechanisms, and management of water, wastewater and solid waste handling systems.
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)C
Subject areaBuilt Environment
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Last planned examination: Spring 14
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
After the course you should be able to:
- Understand water and material flow in society, need for sustainable development, recycling and reuse. You will be able to make a problem identification based on historical perspective and trends, connected to water scarcity, water quality and health.
- Describe requirements and formulate goals of water, wastewater and solid waste handling systems.
- Apply your knowledge in treatment methods to choose an appropriate technology for water and waste handling as a part of urban and rural infrastructure.
- Implement your knowledge in hydraulics, chemistry and microbiology in water and waste handling.
- Understand management of water and waste handling systems based on experiences and trends from rural and urban areas in different countries.
Course main content
The course describes different systems for handling of water, wastewater and solid wastes and criteria for evaluation.
Technical aspects are based on principles and fundamentals of biological, chemical and separation methods. A multi-disciplinary approach is used in evaluation of systems. Study visits at wastewater treatment plant and solid waste incineration plant are included.
At least 180 higher education credits of academic studies including 35 credits in mathematics, physics, chemistry and geoscience, AE2101 Environmental Dynamics/Chemical Processes or equivalent. Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent.
- Hultman et al. 2000. Water use and management. Lars-Christer Lundin (Editor), The Baltic University Programme – Uppsala University (selected parts).
- Stypka et. al. Municipal solid waste and sludge handling - Sustainability and trends.
(compendium as pdf-file on the homepage)
- Levlin, E. Water and waste pipes (compendium as pdf-file on the homepage)
- Additional course materials will be distributed at lectures
- TEN1 - Examination in Calculation Methodology, 2.3 credits, grade scale: P, F
- TEN2 - Examination in Application, 5.2 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Requirements for final grade
Examination (TEN1; 5 cr)
Exercises (ÖVN1; 2,5 cr)
ABE/Water and Waste Handling
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Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.