Solid waste Management
Semester : VI
Course Code : 18CV642
CIE Marks : 40 SEE Marks : 60
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Sources: Sources of Solid waste, Types of solid waste, Physical and Chemical composition of municipal solid waste. Generation rate, Numerical Problems.
Collection: Collection of solid waste- services and systems, equipment, Transportation: Need of transfer operation, transfer station, transport means and methods, route optimization. Solid waste management 2000 rules with, 2016 amendments.
Processing techniques: Purpose of processing, Volume reduction by incineration, Process description, Mechanical volume reduction (compaction), Mechanical size reduction (shredding), component separation (manual and mechanical methods).
Composting Aerobic and anaerobic methods – process description, process microbiology, design consideration, Mechanical composting, Vermicomposting, Numerical Problems.
Sanitary landfilling: Definition, advantages and disadvantages, site selection, methods, reaction occurring in landfill- Gas and Leachate movement, Control of gas and leachate movement, Design of sanitary landfill. Numerical Problems.
Sources, collection, treatment and disposal:- Biomedical waste, E-waste, construction and demolition waste.
Incineration -3Ts factor affecting incineration, types of incinerations, Pyrolsis , Energy recovery technique from solid waste management. Hazardous waste.