This module aims to familiarise the student with the sources, test methods and treatment of air, liquid and solid pollutants
Overview of the main types and sources of pollution. Describe the techniques used to test for these.
Air pollution: types, sources, sampling, testing techniques
Waste water treatment, both municipal and industrial. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment.
Incineration / Landfill
Comparison of incineration and landfill and design to minimise environmental impact.
Environmental management systems and describe the process of an environmental audit.
Describe the techniques used in industry to minimise waste generation in manufacturing plants.
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