WQM 105 Specific Calculations for Water Quality Management

4 Credit Hours • 60 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: MAT 050 (Grade of C or higher) or MAT 090

Provides an in-depth study of the calculations associated with water and wastewater treatment. Topics include dimensional analysis, manipulation of conversion factors, geometric figures, velocities, detention time, surface loading, filtration and backwash rates, porosity, weir overflow rates, efficiencies, weight of dry solids, sludge pumping, settleable solids, volatile solids, mean cell residence times, settleability, disinfection and chemical dosage as relating to trickling filters, ponds, RBC, and activated sludge.