About CEE 3510 A

Fundamentals and design of sustainable systems for stormwater, drinking water, and wastewater treatment in urban and rural settings. Project-based. Credit not awarded for both CEE 3510 and CEE 3515. Prerequisite: CEE 2120 with a grade of C- or better.


Prereqs enforced by the system: C- or better in CEE 2120; Open to Degree and PACE students

Section Description

Water is essential to all life that we know of. Civil and Environmental engineers play an essential role in preparing water for human consumption and treating water prior to its disposal into the environment. This course covers the design of processes for drinking water treatment and wastewater treatment with an emphasis on chemical, physical, and biological processes. Specific topics include (1) coagulation-flocculation; (2) lime-soda softening; (3) sedimentation; (4) granular filtration; (5) disinfection; (6) membrane filtration; (7) adsorption; (8) biological processes for wastewater treatment; and (9) emerging processes for water and wastewater treatment.

Section Expectation

All students are expected to attend the class in person.


In Class participation, Homework, Quizzes, and Design Project.

Important Dates

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