Municipal Waste and Sewage Management (2183508)  

5
Credit
4 + 1 + 0
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
30 + 0 + 20
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Prerequisite
A good fundamental knowledge of municipal waste source and sewage management
Rationale
This subject is intended to make students aware about the basic fundamentals of municipal waste, sources of waste, collection, conveyance of municipal and sewage waste. This subject also make student aware about the issues and challenges in waste management.
Course Outcome
On successful completion of this course unit, the student should be able to:
1. Understand various physical, chemical and biological characteristics of solid waste
2. Know the generation rates of various solid waste
3. Describe the major environmental problems caused by inappropriate production and disposal of solid by-products manufacturing and consumption
4. Identify and describe the role of various systems of treatment of hazardous wastes
5. Classify and model sources of solid wastes
6. Apply principles of sustainable development to the management of solid by-products
7. Identity design inputs to enable the avoidance, minimization, recycling, re-use and treatment of solid by-products
8. Analyze the role of regulatory systems in solid & hazardous wastes management

Active Learning
Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.