6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
Overview of the various water and wastewater systems in an urban environment, functions and modes of operation of urban water and wastewater systems and influence of climate variability on urban requirements in terms of supply of potable water and disposal of wastewater. Examination of the water supply system, stormwater management system, sewerage system and the interface between these systems.
To understand elements of urban water and wastewater management systems - their functions, modes of operation, and design standards; To acquire necessary skills to undertake engineering investigation and design of each of these elements and to integrate them to form urban water and wastewater infrastructure to facilitate sustainable urban catchment development and water resource utilisation.
Closed Book Examination (3 hours): 50%
Assignment/Practical/Project work (continuous assessment): 50%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.
2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and 8 hours of private study per week.
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