ERIC Number: ED286742
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Industrial Waste Treatment. A Field Study Training Program.
California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.; California Water Pollution Control Association, Sacramento.
This operations manual represents a continuation of operator training manuals developed for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in response to the technological advancements of wastewater treatment and the changing needs of the operations profession. It is intended to be used as a home-study course manual (using the concepts of self-paced instruction) or as a textbook for college and university courses. It contains chapters on: (1) the industrial plant operator; (2) activated sludge; (3) physical-chemical treatment; (4) instrumentation; (5) industrial waste monitoring; (6) industrial waste treatment processes; and (7) maintenance. Each chapter contains textual information, discussion and review questions, suggested answers, and an objective test. Included in the appendix are a final examination, tips on solving industrial waste arithmetic problems, a glossary of terms, and an index. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Environmental Technicians, Higher Education, Sanitation, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Tests, Sludge, Technological Advancement, Vocational Education, Waste Disposal, Waste Water, Water Treatment
Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento, 6000 J St., Sacramento, CA 95819-2694.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water Programs.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.; California Water Pollution Control Association, Sacramento.
Note: For another manual in this series, see SE 048 582. For earlier manuals under the title "Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants," see ED 196 689. Diagrams and other illustrations are included. Pages containing final examination and answers are printed on dark grey paper and may be illegible.