|Prerequisites: Fluid Mechanics-I|
Specific Objectives of course:
Introduction to Environment, Water and Sanitary EngineeringWater Pollution: Water chemistry and characteristics, Introduction to sources of pollution, Effects on water quality, Control parameters.
Water Demand and Supply: Population forecast; Water uses & consumption; Types and variations in demand; Maximum demand & fire demand.
Water Quality: Water impurities & their health significance; Water quality guidelines / standards (U.S. & WHO, etc); water quality monitoring.
Water Sampling and Testing: Sampling techniques and examination of water (physical, chemical and microbiological parameters), Water borne diseases.
Water Treatment: Treatment of surface & ground water, screening, (types of settling), coagulation and flocculation, Filtration, Design aspects of slow sand and rapid sand filters; and their operations, Pressure filters, Membrane Technology (Reverse Osmosis, Ultrafiltration),
Miscellaneous Water Treatment Techniques: Fluoridation, Iron & Manganese removal; Water softening methods; Water disinfection and chemicals; Chlorination; Emergency treatment methods. Ozone, Ultravoilet
Water Distribution: Layout and design of water transmission works and distribution networks, service reservoirs, Fixtures and their installation; Tapping of water mains, Urban and Rural Water Supply.
Introduction to Air & Noise Pollution
The Design work and/or experiments related to above mentioned outline shall be covered in the Laboratory/Design class.
Howard S. Peavy, D.R. Rowe, George Tchobanoglous, Environmental Engineering, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company; 7th edition (March 1987)