Solid Waste Management (CV426)

Course Name: 

Solid Waste Management (CV426)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Characterization of Municipal wastes; Waste Collection, Disposal and Management-Laws and guidelines; Utilization of municipal wastes for bio-gasification and manure; landfill; Recent technological advances in composting and thermal gasification; utilization and management of nonhazardous and hazardous waste; Case studies


1) George Tchobanoglous, Frank Kreith, Handbook of Solid Waste Management, McGraw-Hill, 2002. 2) CPHEEO Manual on Solid Waste Management, 2000. 3) Asian Productivity Organization Report on Solid-Waste Management: Issues and Challengesin Asia, Environmental Management Centre, 2005 4) Thomas H. Christensen, Solid Waste Technology& Management: Volume 1 & 2, A John Wiley& Sons, 2010 5) Michael D. LaGrega, Phillip L. Buckingham, Jeffrey C. Evans. Hazardous Waste Management, Waveland Press Inc., 2010

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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