ENE804 - Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering


Syllabus

 Fall Semetser 2019

Time 1:00 PM to 2:20 PM Tue, Thu

Location: 2320   Engineering Building

 

TOPIC

READINGS

DATE

1 Energetics and Stoichiometry of Biological Reactions
Oxidation State and Half Reactions
Energetics and Stoichiometry of Growth and Maintenance
Chapter 2, Handout 8/29, 9/3, 5
2 Wastewater Characteristics
Chemical and Microbial Quality, Oxygen Demand
Handout 9/ 10
3 Kinetics of Suspended-Growth Biological Processes
Rates
Kinetic Coefficients
System Control Parameters
Reactors without Recycle
Reactors with Recycle
Chapters 3 && 5 9/ 12, 17, 19, 24

Examination I:   Sections 1 to 3

9/26

Note: 9/23 - End of tuition refund period for Fall semester courses - no refund after this date.

4 Activated Sludge Process
Stoichiometry and Kinetics
Process Configurations
Loading Criteria
Clarifier Design
Sludge Bulking
Chapter 6 10/1, 3, 8
5 Nitrification and Denitrification
Stoichiometry
Kinetics, and Processes
Chapters 9 & 10 10/10, 15, 17
6 Biological Phosphorus Removal
Kinetics and Processes
Handout 10/22, 24

Examination II: Sections 4 to 6

10/ 29

Note: 10/16 - Middle of Fall semester 2019.

7 Anaerobic Processes (Methanogenesis)
Anaerobic Process Ecology
Kinetics and Stoichiometry
pH Control
Toxicity and Inhibition
Solids Processing
Chapter 13
Handout

10/31, 11/5, 7, 12

8 Attached-Growth Biological Processes
Immobilized, Attached-Growth, or Fixed-Film Reactors
Basic Kinetic Relationships
Steady-State Biofilm Model
Biofilm Detachment
Simplified Design Method
Non-steady State Biofilms
Trickling Filters, Rotating Biological Contactors
Activated Biofilter
Membrane Bioreactors
Aerated Fixed-Film and Fluidized-Beds
Chapters 4 & 8 11/14, 19, 21, 26, 12/3
9 Bioremediation, Resource Recovery, & Sustainability
Key Concepts and Issues
Contaminants, Cometabolism
Biostimulation and Bioaugmentation
Handout, Chapters 14 & 15 12/5, 10

Final Examination   Comprehensive, Takehome: 12:45 PM to 2:45 PM

12/12

 

Syed A. Hashsham

Professor
Email: hashsham@egr.msu.edu
Webpage
Phone: (517) 355 8241