Engineering

ECMM122 - Urban Drainage and Waste Water Management (2010)

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MODULE TITLEUrban Drainage and Waste Water Management CREDIT VALUE30
MODULE CODEECMM122 MODULE CONVENERProf Slobodan Djordjevic (Coordinator), Prof David Butler FREng, Prof Fayyaz Ali Memon, Prof Zoran Kapelan
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
This module aims to provide a basic knowledge of classical and contemporary problems in management of urban drainage systems for the practising engineer. It also offers gaining practical experience in using urban drainage modelling tools.
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
Week 1: Urban drainage systems - purpose, types and historical development; Waste water generation Week 2: Rainfall and surface runoff Week 3: Hydraulics of sewer systems; Flow modelling principles Week 4: Surcharging of sewer networks; Urban flooding Week 5: Design of foul sewers Week 6: Design of storm sewers Week 7: Combined sewer overflows (CSOs); Sewer sediments Week 8: Operation, maintenance and rehabilitation; Whole-life costing Week 9: Flow modeling tools Week 10: Flow modelling practicals Week 11: Water quality; Wastewater treatment principles Week 12: UPM procedure; Measurements in drainage systems Week 13: Rainwater harvesting; Wastewater re-use Week 14: Stormwater management; Sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) Week 15: GIS applications Week 16: Integrated management; Real-time control Week 17: Urban drainage in developing countries Week 18: Contemporary research issues
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 40 Written Exams 60 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 Butler D and Davies J W Urban Drainage 2nd SPON Press 2004 [Library]
Set Kolsky, P Storm Drainage IT Publications 1998 978-1853394324 [Library]
Set Metcalf and Eddy Wastewater Engineering. Treatment and Reuse McGraw Hill 2004 978-0071241403 [Library]
Set Mark O and Hosner M Urban Drainage Modelling Danish Hydraulic Institute 2002 [Library]
Set Walesh S Urban surface water management Wiley Publishers 1989 978-0471837190 [Library]
Set ASCE Design and Construction of Urban StormWater Management Systems, ASCE Manual No 77, WEF Manual FD-2 American Society of Civil Engineers 1992 [Library]
Reference Parkinson, J., Mark, O Urban Stormwater Management in Developing Countries IWA Publishing 2005 000-1-843-39057-4 [Library]
Extended Maksimovic; C and Tejada-Guibert; J A Frontiers in Urban Water Management, Deadlock or Hope IWA Publishing 2001 [Library]
Extended Tebbutt, T.H.Y Principles of Water Quality Control Butterworth Heinemann 1998 000-0-750-63658-0 [Library]
CREDIT VALUE 30 ECTS VALUE 15
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) M AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
KEY WORDS SEARCH None Defined