ENGEV541-22A (HAM)

Advanced Water and Wastewater Engineering

15 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
School of Engineering

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: mary.dalbeth@waikato.ac.nz
: natalie.shaw@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This course covers advanced aspects of design and operation of unit processes in water and waste water treatment, process modelling and simulation tools.

The learning outcomes for this paper are linked to Washington Accord graduate attributes WA1-WA11. Explanation of the graduate attributes can be found at: https://www.ieagreements.org/

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Paper Structure

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The course will be taught using a combination of lectures, tutorials, readings, revision sessions and computer based assignments. Dates of tutorials and revision sessions will be announced via Moodle

Important Note for International Students: For international students in New Zealand under student visas, regular attendance is part of your visa obligation and is checked as a requirement on the University under the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students, to which the University is a signatory. Academic staff are formally required to monitor attendance in classes and submission of compulsory assessment events/items and to report to Waikato International in the event that any problem with irregular attendance or non-submission is not resolved.

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Design potable water treatment unit processes including chemical handling and storage, physical/chemical treatment, filtration and disinfection (WA3, WA5, WA8, WA9)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Class test (1)
    Physical/chemical treatment assignment (2)
    Exam (4)
  • Design wastewater treatment unit processes including physical/chemical treatment, sedimentation, nutrient removal biological treatment and tertiary treatment (WA3, WA5, WA8, WA9)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Biological treatment assignment (3)
    Exam (4)
  • Apply modelling tools for process design and performance evaluation (WA3, WA5)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Biological treatment assignment (3)
  • Apply the global harmonised system (GHS) for chemical classification, storage and use on treatment plants (WA1, WA3)
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Class test (1)
    Physical/chemical treatment assignment (2)
    Exam (4)
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Assessment

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Samples of your work may be required as part of the Engineering New Zealand accreditation process for BE(Hons) degrees. Any samples taken will have the student name and ID redacted. If you do not want samples of your work collected then please email the engineering administrator, Natalie Shaw (natalie.shaw@waikato.ac.nz), to opt out.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 60:40. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 40% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 60:40 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 40% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Class test
14 Apr 2022
No set time
10
  • In Class: In Lecture
2. Physical/chemical treatment assignment
22 Apr 2022
No set time
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Biological treatment assignment
10 Jun 2022
No set time
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Exam
40
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Water and wastewater engineering (Design, principles and practice), Mackenzie Davis, 2nd Edition, 2019, McGraw-Hill.
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Recommended Readings

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Wastewater engineering (Treatment and resource recovery), Metcalf and Eddy/Aecom, 5th Edition, 2014, McGraw-Hill.

Integrated design and operation of water treatment facilities, Susumu Kawamura, 2nd Edition, 2000, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

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Other Resources

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Readings will be provided on moodle.
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Online Support

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This paper has a Moodle page (http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz) where class notices, assignments, and readings will be given (unless handed out in class). Please ensure your email is up to date. It is your responsibility to check the site regularly. Instructions and updates will be posted on Moodle. Instructions and updates provided on Moodle and in lectures are considered to be given to the class as a whole.
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Workload

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5 contact hours per week, 10-12 hours per week reading, assignments and independent study,

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Linkages to Other Papers

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This paper builds on the fundamentals of science and engineering covered in years 1, 2, and 3 and the principles covered in Environmental Engineering 2 (ENGEV341).
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: ENGEV341 or ENMP341

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ENMP442

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