Physico-Chemical Processes for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Course Name: 

Physico-Chemical Processes for Water and Wastewater Treatment


M.Tech (Environmental Engineering)




Programme Core (PC)

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Water Quality, Physical, chemical and biological parameters of water, Water Quality standards, Water quality indices. Water purification systems in natural systems, physical processes, chemical processes and biological processes. Primary, Secondary and tertiary treatment. Unit operations, unit processes. Aeration and gas transfer, Sedimentation, Filtration, Adsorption, Ion Exchange-processes, Membrane Processes, Reverse osmosis, Ultrafiltration, Electrodyalisis, Disinfection


1. J. Weber, W.J. Physicochemical Processes for Water Quality Control, John Wiley and Sons. 2. Peavy, H.s, Rowe, D.R, Tchobanoglous, G. Environmental Engineering, Mc-Graw -Hill. 3. MetCalf and Eddy. Wastewater Engineering, Treatment, Disposal and Reuse, Third Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill


Civil Engineering

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Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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