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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)A Haque, R J Keller


Overall integration of the sewage collection, transport, treatment, and disposal systems is examined, followed by an overview of basic hydraulic principles, and the determination of the magnitude of sewage flows. Detailed design of hydraulic aspects of sewerage systems are covered, including reticulation systems sewer appurtenances such as manholes and inverted siphons, flow measurement systems, pump and pump system design, and sewage treatment plants. Practical issues related to design and maintenance practices such as fail-safe operation are covered.


Assignments: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%. Students must pass both components.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Xiao-Ling Zhao

Off-campus attendance requirements

150 hours study