Biological Treatment of Waste
Seoul, South Korea
Area of Study
Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
We are going to cover biological wastewater treatment, bioremediation and several aspects of biological waste treatment inculding elements of public health microbioogy, process microbiology, biotransformation and toxic impact of chemicals, and the public health aspects of the disposal of wastewater effluents and sludges. This course will provide a useful information on biological wastewater treatment to students in environmental sciences and environmental engineering programs.
1. Chapter 1. Biotechnology and Waste
2. Chapter 2. Contaminated Land and Bioremediation
3. Chapter 3. Touring of Wastewater Treatment Plant
4. Chapter 4. Overview of Biological Wastewater Treatment
5. Chapter 5. Fundamentals of Microbiology
6. Chapter 6. Roles of Microorganisms in Wastewater Treatment Contamination
7. Chapter 7. Public Health Microbiology and Microbial Indicators of Fecal Contamination
8. Make up class
9. Chapter 8. Water and Wastewater Disinfection
10. Chapter 9. Activated Sludge Process
11. Chapter 10. Bulking and Foaming in Activated Sludge Plant
12. Chapter 11. Processes Based on Attached Microbial Growth, Waste Stabilizing Ponds
13. Chapter 12. Sludge Microbiology, Biosolids, and Soild Wastes.
14. Chapter 13. Pollution Control Biotechnology
15. Chapter 14. Toxic Effects of Chemicals in Wastewater Treatment Plants
16. Final Exam
Classroom attendance and discussion 20%; Homework 30% (To be announced); Final 50%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
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