|The course will run from Wednesday 3rd June to Friday 26th June 2020. Lectures are scheduled Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 12:00 UK time. A weblink with joining instructions will be sent to all registered participants. Lectures will be recorded and made available to all participants.|
Detailed technical programme
|Wednesday 3rd June||
Introduction. Fundamentals: microorganisms, biological processes for wastewater treatment.
|Thursday 4th June||Fundamentals: COD and BOD, COD balance.|
|Friday 5th June||
Fundamentals: Stoichiometry and kinetics of biological processes for wastewater treatment.
|Wednesday 10th June||Fundamentals: Oxygen transfer and settling theory.|
|Thursday 11th June||Fundamentals: Mass balances and parameter estimation.|
|Friday 12th June||Fundamentals: Heat balances and pH calculation|
|Wednesday 17th June||Activated sludge process: theory and design.|
|Thursday 18th June||Activated sludge process: design of aeration system and of secondary settling tank. Membrane separation processes.|
|Friday 19th June||Activated sludge process for carbon and nitrogen removal: theory and design. Waste sludge.|
|Wednesday 24th June||
Anaerobic digestion: introduction, theory and design.
|Thursday 25th June||SBR: theory and design. Attached growth processes (trickling filters, anaerobic packed beds, rotating biological contactors)|
|Friday 26th June||Calculation of process temperature and pH. Xenobiotics. Innovative processes. Summary and key messages.|