Undergraduate Teaching

WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT

SPRING, 1997

Book: Reynolds/Richards, Unit Operations and Processes in Environmental Engineering Brooks/Cole Engineering Division, 2nd Edition, Symons, Plain Talk About Drinking Water (Paperback)@ and printed notes.

Lect Month/
Date
Topic Assignment
1 Jan 14 Water Use, Water Quality Objectives Read 67-87
2 16 Drinking Water Regulations Read 87-90
3 21 Drinking Water Treatment Schematic and Video Read 114-119
4 23 Rapid Mixing Read 179-193
5 28 Coagulation and Flocculation Read 166-179, 194-
6 30 Coagulation and Flocculation (demo jar test) 204
7 Feb. 4 Sedimentation Read 219-239, 254-255,
8 6 Sedimentation 264-275
9 11 Examination # 1
10 13 Sedimentation
11 18 Sedimentation Chapter 5
12 20 Filtration Read 284-315
13 25 Filtration
14 27 Disinfection Read 740-748
15 March 4 Disinfection
16 6 Wastewater overview and Video Read 134-143,
Friday 7 Field Trip to Drinking Water Treatment Plant (9 am - 11 am)
17 11 Preliminary and Primary Treatment Read 144-156, 239-253
18 13 Microbiological Principles Read 415-419
19 18 BOD Concepts and BOD Test
20 20 Examination # 2 (Lectures 10-18)
Spring Break March 24-29
21 April 1 Gas Transfer and Aeration Chapter 16
22 3 Activated Sludge Chapter 15
23 8 No Class
24 10 Activated Sludge
25 15 Activated Sludge
26 17 Fixed Film Processes Chapter 17
27 22 Sludge Disposal and Dewatering Chapter 19
28 24 Make-up time
Friday 25 Field Trip to Wastewater Treatment Plant (9 am - 11 am)
29 29 Make-up time

@ At the start of each class period, two names will be selected at random and each of those students will be asked to select a question from this book that they would like me to discuss for a few minutes.

 

INNOVATIVE DESIGN FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS

(Environmental Engineering Section)

FALL, 1996

Moeller, Environmental Health, Symons, Plain Talk About Drinking Water (Paperback)@ and printed notes.

 

Lect Month/
Date
Topic Assignments
1 Oct. 17 Poison in the Rockies Video
2 22 Exxon Valdez Accident
3 24 Challenge of Disinfection By-products video
4 31 Environmental Regulations Chapter 10
5 Nov. 5 Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 6
6 7 Air Pollution Chapter 2
7 12 The Workplace, Energy, Noise Chapters 3, 12
8 14 Drinking/Wastewater Overview Chapter 4

@ At the start of each class period, three or four names will be selected at random and each of those students will be asked to select a question from this book that they would like me to discuss for a few minutes.

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