Readings

Assigned readings are from the books:

Amazon logo Reynolds, T. D., and P. A. Richards. Unit Operations and Processes in Environmental Engineering. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: PWS Publishing Company, 1996. ISBN: 0534948847.

Amazon logo Mara, D. Domestic Wastewater Treatment in Developing Countries. London, UK: Earthscan, 2003. ISBN: 1844070190.

Amazon logo Viessman, W., Jr., and M. J. Hammer. Water Supply and Pollution Control. 7th ed. Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005. ISBN: 0131409700.

Amazon logo Droste, R. L. Theory and Practice of Water and Wastewater Treatment. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, 1997. ISBN: 0471124443.

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction to Water Supply and Wastewater Reynolds, pp. 72-78, 93-101, and 114-127.
2 Why Treat Water and Wastewater? Water Quality Parameters and Standards Reynolds, pp. 78-90, and 102-107.

Mara, pp. 8-19.
3 Reactor Tanks - Mixed Tanks, First-order Kinetics, Plug Flow Reynolds, pp. 38-54.
4 Reactor Tanks - Dispersed Flow, Tanks-In-Series, Residence Time Distribution Reynolds, pp. 54-63.
5 Sedimentation-Flocculation - Part 1 Reynolds, pp. 219-238.
6 Sedimentation-Flocculation - Part 2 Reynolds, pp. 166-179, skim 247-275.
7 Filtration Reynolds, skim pp. 284-323.
8 Chemical Treatment - Softening - Part 1 Viessman and Hammer, pp. 442-459.
9 Chemical Treatment - Softening - Part 2  
10 Chemical Treatment - Adsorption and Ion Exchange Reynolds, pp. 350-372, and 376-391.
  Field Trip to City of Cambridge Water Treatment Plant  
11 Gas Transfer and Air Stripping Droste, pp. 355-383.
12 Disinfection Reynolds, pp. 740-754.
13 Wastewater Screening, Primary Treatment Reynolds, pp. 128-145, skim 145-156.
  Field Trip to Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant  
14 Biological Reaction Kinetics - Part 1 Reynolds, pp. 463-466, 19-27, and 411-427.
15 Biological Reaction Kinetics - Part 2 Reynolds, pp. 106-111.
16 Stabilization Ponds Mara, pp. 85-104.
17 Activated Sludge Treatment - Part 1 Reynolds, skim pp. 435-440, and 452-458.
18 Activated Sludge Treatment - Part 2 Reynolds, skim pp. 440-450 and 459-462, read 468-471 and 484-487.
19 Trickling Filters, Biological Contactors Reynolds, pp. 523-552.
20 Nutrient Removal Reynolds, pp. 471-475, and 730-732.
21 Sludge Handling Reynolds, pp. 239-246, skim 629-657.
22 Sludge Digestion Reynolds, pp. 573-595, skim 595-605 and 610-624.