Lecture Notes

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The following is a set of lecture notes from the class, prepared by Dr. Peter Shanahan.


LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction to Water Supply and Wastewater (PDF - 2.0 MB)
2 Why Treat Water and Wastewater? Water Quality Parameters and Standards (PDF - 1.2 MB)#
3 Reactor Tanks - Mixed Tanks, First-order Kinetics, Plug Flow (PDF)#
4 Reactor Tanks - Dispersed Flow, Tanks-In-Series, Residence Time Distribution (PDF)#
5 Sedimentation-Flocculation - Part 1 (PDF)#
6 Sedimentation-Flocculation - Part 2 (PDF - 1.9 MB)#
7 Filtration (PDF - 2.3 MB)#
8 Chemical Treatment - Softening - Part 1 (PDF - 1.5 MB)#
9 Chemical Treatment - Softening - Part 2 (PDF)
10 Chemical Treatment - Adsorption and Ion Exchange (PDF - 2.2 MB)#
Field Trip to City of Cambridge Water Treatment Plant
11 Gas Transfer and Air Stripping (PDF)#
12 Disinfection (PDF - 2.4 MB)#
13 Wastewater Screening, Primary Treatment (PDF - 2.2 MB)#
Field Trip to Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant
14 Biological Reaction Kinetics - Part 1 (PDF)#
15 Biological Reaction Kinetics - Part 2 (PDF)#
16 Stabilization Ponds (PDF)#
17 Activated Sludge Treatment - Part 1 (PDF)#
18 Activated Sludge Treatment - Part 2 (PDF - 2.0 MB)#
19 Trickling Filters, Biological Contactors (PDF - 2.1 MB)#
20 Nutrient Removal (PDF - 3.4 MB)#
21 Sludge Handling (PDF - 1.3 MB)#
22 Sludge Digestion (PDF - 2.1 MB)#