Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Optional for: MWLU1, V4vr, W4vr. Course coordinator: Associate professor Karin Jönsson,, Chemical Engineering. Recommended prerequisits: VVA030 Urban Waters. The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 8. Assessment: Written examination. Re-examination might be oral. Oral and written presentation of project. Peer assessment of project reports. Home page:

The student shall within the limits of the course enter deep into the subject of decentralized water transport and treatment. The student shall be able to choose appropriate technique after local conditions in developing as well as developed countries and dimension and plan the operation of facilities for drinking-water, wastewater and storm-water treatment.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The course includes essential aspects on decentralized systems for water and wastewater handling in developing as well as developed countries. The course deals with the following areas of knowledge:

Course folder compiled at the Department of Chemical engineering.