GITAM University Principles of Industrial Waste Treatment Syllabus
Characteristics of waste water of specific industries, characteristics of treatment plant effluents, Effect of waste water on self purification capacity of streams, Primary treatment of waste water.
Principles of biological waste treatment: Facilities Microbiological growth rate kinetic equations, sludge production, oxygen requirements, continuous flow treatment models. Aerobic treatment studies in continuous and semi-continuous reactors. Anaerobic treatment, studies, Nitrogen and Phosphorus removal.
Process designs of the following units w.r.t. Industrial Wastes; Activated sludge process; trickling filter; sludge degestion units; Aerated lagoons; Stabilization ponds (oxidation ponds); oxidation ditches (Pasveer); Rotating Biological contactor; Anaerobic filter.
Principles of Industrial waste Treatment: Waste reduction pretreatment of wastes, collection and
seggregation of wastes, reduction in volume and strength neutralisation; equalisation; proportioning.
Manufacturing processes, flowsheets; Characteristics and treatment of wastes and disposal methods of the following industries – Sugar, Dairy, Distillery, Paper, Tannery, Textile, Sheet, Fertiliser, Oil refinery and Petrochemicals.
1. M.N. Rao and A. K. Datta; Waste Water Treatment.
2. Metcalf and Eddy; A waste water Engineering Treatment, disposal and Reuse –Tata Mc. Graw-Hill Co., 3rd