B.E. Civil Engineering:Industrial Wastes Management

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts 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

Industrial Wastes Management

Prevention and control in industrial pollution: Environmental analysis of industrial facilities; Preparation of waste inventory and identification of environmental aspects; Waste minimization through source reduction and through recycling and reuse of wastes; Housekeeping activities and their role in the industrial wastes management; US EPA�s waste management hierarchy; and Pollution prevention programs.

Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems: Segregation and mixing schemes; Pretreatment and its role in the industrial wastewater management; Overview of wastewater treatment technologies and development of wastewater treatment schemes; Operation and maintenance of effluent treatment plants; and Case study of an industrial wastewater management system.

Collection, treatment and disposal of industrial emissions: Overview of industrial emissions; Air pollution control systems and overview of air pollution control technologies; Development of schemes for the collection, treatment and discharge industrial emissions; Operation and maintenance of air pollution control devices; a case of a system for the collection, treatment and discharge of industrial emissions. Solid and hazardous waste handling and management: Facilities and organization setup for the collection, treatment, storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous wastes; handling and disposal of wastes like packaging waste, fly ash, lime sludge, and other non-hazardous wastes.

Regulatory requirements and environmental functions of industrial facilities: Consents, clearances and authorizations; Mandatory reports and returns to be prepared and submitted; Environmental standards; Requirements related to the handling and management of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes; Environmental management systems (EMS) and ISO 14000 series of standards; and Environmental audits.

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