B.E. Civil Engineering:Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester-I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Measurement Science and Techniques
Building Materials and Construction
Structural Analysis
Engineering Economics
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimisation Techniques
Material Science and Engineering
Power Generation and Economics
Architecture and Building Drawings
Reinforced Concrete Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Third Year- Semester – I

Hydrology and Ground Water
Soil Mechanics
Water Supply Engineering
Advanced Structural Analysis
Steel Structural Design
Transportation Engineering-I
Survey Camp (4 weeks- after second year during summer vacations

Third Year- Semester – II

Foundation Engineering
Hydraulic Engineering
Project Planning and Estimation
Sewerage and Sewage Treatment
Transportation Engineering-II
Advanced Structural Design

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Project Semester
Computer Application in Civil Engineering
Industrial Training

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Elements of Earthquake Engineering

Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

Solid wastes, non-hazardous wastes and hazardous wastes: Definition, sources and characteristics; Sampling and analysis techniques; Inventorying wastes; Strategies for source reduction, for the recovery of residual substances, byproducts and resources and for recycling and reuse of wastes.

Municipal solid waste management: Segregation and recycling and reuse of wastes; Collection, transportation and storage of municipal solid waste; Resource recovery from wastes; waste exchanges; Municipal solid waste management programs.

Treatment and disposal: Biological and chemical treatment of hazardous wastes; Composting and vermi-composting of wastes; Solidification and stabilization of wastes; Incineration for the treatment and disposal of municipal solid wastes and hazardous wastes; Land farming; Landfill disposal of municipal solid waste and hazardous waste; and Bioremediation.

Legal requirements: Municipal solid waste rules; Hazardous waste rules; Biomedical waste rules; Rules related to recycled plastics, used batteries, flyash, etc.

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