Department of Civil Engineering

Industrial Pollution Control - CE568

Credits : 2

Prerequisites : CE302

Compulsory/Optional : Optional

To make students familiarize with industrial pollution control concepts and techniques by introducing industrial waste management options, and legal & policy aspects.
Intended Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course, the students should be able to;

  1. Distinguish industrial waste management from municipal waste management.
  2. Explain waste monitoring, reporting and control in relation to national, regional and international policy and legal aspects.
  3. Recognize importance of in-plant waste management, waste & wastewater treatment systems and application of environmental management systems.
  4. Evaluate options available for planning, designing and execution of industrial waste management programs.
  5. Design industrial waste management programs with consideration of operation and maintenance of such systems, with the use of Best Available Technologies (BAT).
Course content/Course description
  1. Introduction to industrial waste: Industrial waste characterization/testing and basic industrial waste management concepts
  2. Legal and policy aspects: National, regional and international rules and agreements
  3. In-plant waste management: (Waste Minimization, Cleaner Production, Reclamation and Reuse), Environmental Management Systems and related case studies
  4. Industrial wastewater management: primary, secondary and tertiary treatment unit processes for industrial wastewater treatment (specialized physical, chemical and biological treatment options)
  5. Industrial solid waste management
Recommended Texts
  1. Tchobanoglous, G,Stensel, D, Tsuchihashi, R, Burton, F, and Metcalf & Eddy Inc., 2013, 5th ed., Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, McGraw-Hill Education; New York.
  2. Ranade, VV & Bhandari, VM 2014, Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Recycling and Reuse.1st edn.
  3. Water Environment Federation, 2008. Industrial Wastewater Management, Treatment, and Disposal -WEF Manual of Practice 3rd edn.
  4. Tchobanoglous, G 2015. Integrated Solid Waste Management Engineering Principles and Management Issues.
Time Allocation Hours
Lectures 24
Tutorials 01
Practical 04
Assignments 06
Assessment Percentage Marks
Tutorials/Quizzes/Assignments/Course Work 40
End-semester 60

Department of Civil Engineering