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* Retrieved from Course syllabus AL1304 (Spring 2022–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

  • VA technology as part of society's infrastructure
  • Functional requirements of water-wastewater technical systems with waterworks, wastewater treatment plants and pipe networks
  • Water use and water quality
  • various water supply and wastewater treatment systems
  • Drinking water treatment processes
  • Wastewater treatment processes
  • Sludge handling processes
  • Comparison of different water-wastewater technical systems
  • Study visits to waterworks and wastewater treatment plants

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the structure and dimensioning of various technical systems for drinking water and wastewater handling and how they are included as part of society's infrastructure.
  • Describe requirements and aims for water and wastewater treatment as well as pipe networks.
  • Apply knowledge in hydraulics, chemistry and biology in water and wastewater technology.
  • Evaluate different water and sludge treatment processes to select appropriate technologies with regard to sustainable development and resource recovery.
  • Describe both development trends for new system solutions and how older systems can be rebuilt to a better function.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least two years of studies in the field of technology as civil engineering and urban management, environmental technology or other subject with clear relevance for the course and basic knowledge in physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination

  • TEN1 - Written exam, 5,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise work, 2,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

The examiner determines, based on recommendation from the KTH office of support to students with disabilities, possible adapted examination for students with documented, permanent disabilities.

The examiner may permit other examination formats at the re-examination of individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web AL1304

Offered by

ABE/Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Main field of study

Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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