IIT Kharagpur crop production technology syllabus
Water Quality Manageme
Water Quality: Terminology, Sources of water pollutants, pollution kinetics
and reaction mechanism.Water Quality Standards: International and Indian
Standards for drinking, irrigation, industrial and aquatic use.Water Quality
Analysis: Methods and Instruments for analysis of all water quality
parameters. Working principles of the Instruments.Water Purification:
Mechanical, biological and membrane filters.Reverse Osmosis: Principle,
application and related instruments.Water Treatment Methods: Aeration,
nitrogen removal, pH control, removal of solids and gases in water,
disinfection and ion-exchange. Use of chlorine, bromine, iodine, KMnO4 etc.
for disinfection.Water Treatment Plant: Components and Working
Principles.Waste Water Treatment: Methods and Instruments.
Water Quality Index: Principle, International and Indian standards,
parameters considered for surface and ground water indexing.
Water Pollution due to Pesticides and Toxic Metals: Sources of pollution and
Water Quality Modeling: Use of modeling technique, Study of the available
models for water quality modeling.