Expected learning outcomes
The students get an overview of the field, making them able to keep a professional communication on the topics and to make simple assessments.
Upon fulfilling the course, the student:
- Can make a rectified choice between available drinking water sources and describe the main components in a drinking water supply system
- Can define waste water and storm water run-off, can describe the main components in a waste water system, and make basic calculations on sizes of a transport- and handling system
- Can describe known methods for handling and disposing of sludge
- Can describe the main components of a solid waste management system, and can describe alternative strategies for the treatment and disposal of solid waste
- Knows how to find and understand the regulations and laws within the field
- Water supply: Drinking water sources, treatment technologies, distribution systems
- Water water: Different types of waste water, sources, collection systems, treatment of municipal wastewater (mechanical, chemical, biological), resipients, sludge (production, treatment and disposal)
- Solid waste: Collection, treatment, disposal
- Laws and regulations within the field (national and international)
Form(s) of Assessment
Written exam, 4 hours
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
Two internal examiners
Code C: Specified printed and hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.
Read more about permitted examination aids.
- Semester assignment in a group
- Two Excursion(s)
Replacement course for
BYG1221 Basic water and sanitation