Industrial Waste Treatment Semester 8 (BE Fourth Year) BE Civil Engineering University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

CBCGS [2019 - current]
CBGS [2015 - 2018]
Old [2000 - 2014]


100 General Liquid Wastes from Industries
  • General: Liquid wastes from industries – their volumes and characteristics, Effect of disposal into natural water courses, Municipal sewers and on land, River standards and effluent standards.
200 Sampling and Analysis of Industrial Wastes
  • Sampling and analysis of industrial wastes, Treatability study, good housekeeping, bioassay test, population equivalence.
300 Stream Sanitation
  • Effects of industrial wastes on self-purification of streams and fish life,
  • Statement and significance of the parameters of Streeter and Phelp’s equation and BOD equations,
  • Deoxygenating and reaeration ,
  • Oxygen sag and numericals based on this
400 General Treatment of Industrial Wastes
  • Neutralization, equalization, segregation.
  • Modification of conventional aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment methods.
  • Dewatering and disposal of sludges – floatation, vacuum filtration, centrifugation, filter press and membrane filters
500 Detailed Consideration of Wastes Produced from Following Industries
  • Manufacturing processes normally followed , Volume and effects of raw and treated effluent on streams, sewers, characteristics of effluents and land Treatment methods, reuse-recovery
  • 1)Textiles: cotton
  • 2)Pulp and paper:- Sulphate process
  • 3)Electroplating
  • 4)Dairy
  • 5)Sugar-sugarcane
  • 6)Distilleries
  • 7) Tanneries
  • 8) Refineries
600 Provision of Various Acts Pertaining to Industrial Wastes / Effluents
  • Provision of various acts pertaining to industrial wastes / effluents,
  • introduction to environmental impact assessment and environmental audit.
700 Common Effluent Treatment Plants
  • Location, Need, Design, Operation and Maintenance Problems and Economical aspects.

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