NIT Jalandhar syllabus for Water waste engineering IV Sem
CE 204 Waste Water Engineering [3 0 0 3 ]
Introduction: Terms & definitions, systems of sanitation and their merits and demerits, system of
sewerage, choice of sewerage system and suitability to Indian conditions. Design & planning of a
Design of Sewers: Quantity of sanitary and storm sewage flow, forms of sewers, conditions of
flow in sewers, sewers of equivalent section, self cleansing and limiting velocity, hydraulic
formulas for flow of sewerage in sewers and their design.
Construction & Maintenance of Sewers: Sewer appurtenances, Materials for sewers, laying of
sewers, joints in sewers, testing of sewers pipes, Maintenance operations and precaution before
entering a sewer. Excavating Trenches.
House Drainage: Principles of house drainage, traps, Inspection chamber Indian and European
type W. C., Flushing Cisterns soil waste and anti-siphonage pipes, plumbing systems.
Characteristics & Testing of Sewage: Composition of sewage, sampling, physical & chemical
analysis of sewerage, biological decomposition of sewage, kinetics of organic waste stabilization.
Populating equivalent & relative stability.
Treatment of Sewage: Unit processes of waste water treatment, screens, grit chambers, detritus
tank, skimming tank, grease traps, sedimentation, chemical treatment, aerobic biological
treatment, trickling filter (LRTF & HRTF), activated sludge processes, anaerobic treatment, unitssludge
digesters and biogas plants.
Low cost waste water treatment units: Oxidations Ponds, Lagoons, ditches, septic tanks and
imhoff tanks, theory, design, advantages & disadvantages.
Sewage Disposal: Dilution, self-purification of streams, oxygen deficiency of polluted streams,
oxygen sag serve, deoxygenation and deoxy- genation. Dilution in seawater, disposal by land
treatment. Effluent irrigation and sewage farming. Sickness and its preventive measures.
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New Delhi, 2003
4. Fair G M and Geyer J C “Water Supply & Waster Water Disposal”.2002.
5. Nathanson J A “Basic Environmental Technology” Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.