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Water & Waste Water Engineering (2160604)

Teaching Scheme (in Hours)

Theory Tutorial Practical Total
3 0 2 5

Subject Credit :  5

Examination Scheme (in marks)

PA (M)
ESE Viva (V)
PA (I)
70 30 30 20 150

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Unit-1:  Module - 1 Water Treatment Plant

Layout plan and section of water treatment plant, Estimation of raw water discharge for treatment plant, Design period, and factors considered for selection of design period. Treatment plant site selection, factors considered, future stages of expansion, selection of treatment train

Unit-2:  Module - 2 Collection and Conveyance of Raw Water from Source

Intakes, types of intakes, conveyance of water, design of pumps and gravity and rising mains

Unit-3:  Module - 3 Water treatment processes and treatment units

Plain sedimentation, aeration, sedimentation tank & its design, sedimentation with coagulation, types of coagulants, optimum dose of coagulants, mixing devices, design of flocculation unit. theory of filtration, types of filters and their comparison, design of rapid sand filter, washing of filter, methods of disinfection, methods of removing hardness Computation of dose of chemicals for removal of hardness

Unit-4:  Module - 4 Distribution system

Layouts of distribution networks, Components of distribution system, Newton’s and Hardy cross methods for network analysis, storage capacity of ESR and underground reservoir, determination of location and height of ESR.

Unit-5:  Module - 5 Collection of Sewage & Estimation of Its Discharge

Different types of sewers, sewerage systems, variation in sewage flow, sewer appurtenance, estimation of wastewater discharge in a sewer in sewerage system, estimation of storm water discharge in urban area, separate and combined sewerage systems, laying and testing of sewers

Unit-6:  Module - 6 Unit Operations/ Processes for Wastewater Treatment

Layout plan and section of municipal wastewater treatment plant, Physical unit operation screening, flow equalization, mixing, flocculation, sedimentation. Chemical unit processes-chemical precipitation. Biological unit processes: Aerobic attached growth and aerobic suspended growth treatment processes, anaerobic suspended growth treatment processes, an aerobic suspended growth treatment processes, low cost sanitation systems, septic tanks, soak pit, stabilization ponds

Unit-7:  Module - 7 Design of Wastewater Treatment Units

Design of racks, screens, grit chamber, aeration units, primary & secondary clarifiers, activated sludge plant and trickling filter units, rotating biological contactors, sludge dewatering units, sludge digesters and drying beds

Reference Books

Sr. Title Author Publication Amazon Link
1 Environmental engineering volume 1 and 2 S.K.Garg Khanna publisher
2 Environmental engineering volume 1 and 2 B.C.Punamia Laxmi publication
3 Sewage Treatment and Sewage Disposal Dr.P.M.Modi Rajsons Publications Pvt. Ltd.
4 Water supply and sanitary engineering G.S.Birdie and J.S.Birdie
5 Environmental pollution engineering C.S. Rao wiley eastern

Course Outcome

Course Outcome: After learning the course the students should be able to:

1. Design the water supply and wastewater treatment systems. 

2. Determine the treatment efficiency of treatment units 

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