University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

CHEM ENG 4051 - Water and Wastewater Engineering

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Tutorials, project, final examination

The aim of this course is to introduce the students to the area of water and wastewater treatment. The course will cover water chemistry; characteristics of water & wastewater; primary, secondary & tertiary treatment processes; sludge disposal; and design of water and wastewater treatment plants. At the end of the course the students will have a working knowledge of the water and wastewater industry and have the skills to perform a preliminary design of a treatment plant. This will be achieved through descriptive lectures with an industry focus and supervised tutorials.

Course Fees

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
16443 LEC0 100 18 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: These lectures are pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after they are published in MyUni. Please check MyUni once enrolled for details regarding when individual lectures will be published.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14467 TU01 60 20 3 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 9am - 11am Barr Smith South, 3029, Flentje Lecture Theatre
28 Apr - 2 Jun Wednesday 9am - 11am Barr Smith South, 3029, Flentje Lecture Theatre
14471 TU02 60 18 4 Mar - 8 Apr Thursday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Apr - 3 Jun Thursday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is for offshore / remote students only. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.