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ENVE 513 - Biotechnological Processes in Environmental Engineering

Course Title: 

Biotechnological Processes in Environmental Engineering

Course Description: 

Fundamentals and applications of biological mixed culture processes for air, water, wastewater, and hazardous waste treatment. Topics include biochemical reactions, stoichometry, enzyme and microbial kinetics, detoxification of toxic chemicals, and suspended growth and attached growth treatment processes. The processes discussed include activated sludge process and its modifications, biofilm processes including trickling filters and biofilters, nitrogen and phosphorous removal processes, sludge treatment processes including mesophilic and thermophilic systems, and natural systems including wetlands and lagoons.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

None

Corequisite: 

None