Engineering

ECM3124 - Water Resources and Pollution Control A (BEng) (2010)

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MODULE TITLEWater Resources and Pollution Control A (BEng) CREDIT VALUE15
MODULE CODEECM3124 MODULE CONVENERProf Fayyaz Ali Memon (Coordinator), Dr Diego Gomez, Prof David Butler FREng, Prof Guangtao Fu
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
To introduce the water cycle, flow and quality on natural systems. To show how the hydrologic system can be protected by proper design and how sustainable drainage designs can be achieved.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
Water uses: domestic, agricultural, industrial. Reasons for use. Patterns of use. Quality requirements. Water Resources:- global, continental and local balances. Rainfall variations, temporal, spatial, duration and intensity. Hydrological System:- rainfall, evapo-transpiration, run-off, base-flow, streamflow. Water Quality:- Dissolved and suspended substances, conservative and non-conservative components, BOD, COD, TOC. Constraints on water quality in nautural systems and public water supply. Water related Diseases:- relationship to Water Cycle. Viruses, bacteria, fungi, helminths etc. Modes of disease transmission. Water treatment and disinfection:- Suspended solids removal, coagulation, filtration, disinfection. Sustainable Urban Drainage – basic processes and configurations.
LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 30 Written Exams 70 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
RESOURCES
INDICATIVE LEARNING RESOURCES - The following list is offered as an indication of the type & level of
information that you are expected to consult. Further guidance will be provided by the Module Convener

Reading list for this module:

Type Author Title Edition Publisher Year ISBN Search
Set Gray N F Water Technology Arnold 1999 000-0-340-67645-0 [Library]
Set Linsley, R.K., Franzini, J.B, Freyberg, D.L. and Tchobanoglous, G. Water Resources Engineering McGrawHill 1992 0-071-12689-9 [Library]
CREDIT VALUE 15 ECTS VALUE 7.5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 3 AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
KEY WORDS SEARCH None Defined