Postgraduate

Modules

Modules

EXT8009 : Process Science and Engineering

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To acquire and demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of water chemistry, physics, microbiology and chemical engineering as applied to the treatment of water and wastewater.

Outline Of Syllabus

Aqueous chemistry: moles and equivalents, kinetics and equilibria including the concepts of pH, solubility and alkalinity.
Fundamental process engineering: mass balance, mass transfer and elementary chemical reactor theory.
Fluid physics: flow, pressure and energy relationships for water flowing through pipes and porous media.
Introductory cell biology: basic microbiology and biochemistry relating to water and wastewater processes.

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Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1501M100Multiple choice examination.
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