Academic Catalog

ENVE309 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT

Course Code: 5600309
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Environmental Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. FLZ BENG DLEK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5600202
The course set above should be completed before taking ENVE309 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT .

Course Content

Introduction to continous culture kinetics, inhibited growth kinetics. Chemostat cultures, deviation from ideal, chemostat cultures with biomass recycle. Plug-flow cultures. Fed-batch and repeated batch cultures. Introduction to activated sludge process kinetics. Nitrification and denitrification systems. Basics of anaerobic suspended culture systems. Microbiology of wastewater treatment.