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Principles of aqueous and inorganic chemistry, chemical equilibrium. Drinking water engineering: water consumption rate, design period, population estimation, sources of water, physical, chemical, and biological quality of water. Drinking water treatment: coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, and softening. Removal of taste and odor, water distribution networks.
Third Year
Theory and design of systems for treating municipal wastewater. Methods for characterizing wastewater properties. Physical, chemical, and biological processes, including primary treatment, and suspended growth and fixed-film methods for secondary treatment. Nutrient removal. Reactor design and process kinetics. State-of-the-art processes.
Fourth and Fifth Year
Introduction, the hydrologic cycle and its components, precipitation, evaporation and transpiration, infiltration, stream flow. Rainfall-runoff analysis and its application, peak flow calculations, flood routing. Design floods, hydrologic forecast and design criteria. Groundwater hydrology and well hydraulics. Computer applications.
Third and Fourth Year
Environmental regulations and sub. Water pollution and water quality standards, water treatment processes that take place in Nature, conservation of mass and balance, dissolved oxygen in the water, sources and specifications of the effects of air pollutants, dispersion Air pollutants and air pollution control, solid waste classification, handling and final disposal, water Industrial waste and the quantities and sources and methods of treatment and handling, noise and ways to adjust.
Fifth Year
Objectives of the biological treatment, the role of microorganisms, types of biological treatment, the growth equations and constants Bacteria, the bacteria suspended processing methods, methods of treatment adherent bacteria, aerobic and anaerobic treatment, Oxygen consumption. Water treatment to reduce the content of nutrients and treatment to reduce the content of toxic substances, Principles of management of sludge treatment.
Treatment methods, reactions and reactors, reaction kinetics and rates, the main principles and ideas in Designs developed for the rapid mixing, flocculation, clarification, sedimentation, filtration, activated carbon, ion exchange, Water purification, waste treatment and disposal.
Quantities of solid waste, analysis, methods of collection, transfer and disposal methods. This includes the design of burial, Burning, grinding, rot (composting), management of collection and disposal of solid waste.
Uses of reclaimed water that include potable uses such as for irrigation, industrial uses, and recreation and the non-direct potable uses such as aquifier recharge the suitability of reclaimed water quality for each use, the impact of water reuse on human health, animal health, plants, and on the environment in general, case studies of water reuse in different countries including Jordan.
Third, Fourth and Fifth Year