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TsinghuaX: Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering: Physicochemical Technology | 水处理工程:物理化学方法

Learn the basic principles and characteristics of physicochemical technology in water and wastewater treatment engineering. This course mainly talks about the basic principles, process composition, operation characteristics, process calculation methods and some engineering examples of the main physicochemical treatment methods in water and wastewater treatment.

10 weeks
5–6 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
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About this course

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This introductory environmental science, environmental engineering and municipal engineering course will explore how physicochemical technology and techniques are applied to water and wastewater treatment. We will explore the basic calculation method, composition of structures and operation characteristics, and the latest advancements in water and wastewater treatment technology. Main physicochemical units, including coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, flotation, filtration, disinfection, oxidation and reduction, membrane separation and ionic exchange, will be covered.

"Water Treatment Engineering" is a main professional course offered by Tsinghua University for students majoring in environmental engineering, environmental science, municipal engineering and other related majors. It includes two parts: physical and chemical treatment technology and biochemical treatment technology. "Water Treatment Engineering - Physical and Chemical Technology" aims to comprehensively teach students the basic principles and characteristics of the main physical and chemical treatment technology units in water and wastewater treatment, the basic calculation methods and application scope of the process, the composition and operation characteristics of the main structures, typical The latest research progress at home and abroad on water and wastewater treatment processes and related technologies. The main physicochemical technology units introduced in this course include: coagulation, precipitation and clarification, air flotation, filtration, disinfection, ion exchange, membrane separation, redox and adsorption.

At a glance

  • Institution: TsinghuaX
  • Subject: Environmental Studies
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:
    • Principles of Environmental Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering Monitoring
    • Water Treatment Microbiology
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcripts: English, 中文
  • Associated skills:Environmental Engineering, Municipal Or Urban Engineering, Sewage Treatments, Flocculation, Calculations, Redox, Environmental Science, Sedimentation, Biochemistry, Filtration, Coagulation, Water Treatment, Chemical Engineering

What you'll learn

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  • Basic principles and characteristics of physicochemical technology in water and wastewater treatment
  • Composition of structures and operation characteristics
  • Technological advancements in water and wastewater treatment technology

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