226.043 Wastewater Treatment
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 2.5EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to determine the baseline in terms of environment and data for the design of a wastewater treatment plant and then calculate the volumes and process data of the WWTP.

Subject of course

Wastewater characterisation, basic biochemical processes, mass balances, kinetcs of biological processes, data base for design, design procedure for activated sludge processes, with special emphasis on nitrogen and phosphorus removal, other biological treatment processes (membrane bioreactors, biofilters), influence of sludge treatment on wastewater treatment, supernatant treatment.

Teaching methods

Lecture, presentation of contents, interactive development of solutions

Mode of examination


Additional information

 Assignment in the master's programme in civil engineering (study number: 066 505):
Module 1 of the specialisation Water & Resources




Course dates

Mon13:00 - 15:0004.10.2021 - 25.10.2021EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abwasserreinigung präsenz
Mon13:00 - 15:0008.11.2021 - 24.01.2022 Abwasserreinigung online
Wastewater Treatment - Single appointments
Mon04.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abwasserreinigung präsenz
Mon11.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abwasserreinigung präsenz
Mon18.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abwasserreinigung präsenz
Mon25.10.202113:00 - 15:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abwasserreinigung präsenz
Mon08.11.202113:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon22.11.202113:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon29.11.202113:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon06.12.202113:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon13.12.202113:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon10.01.202213:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon17.01.202213:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online
Mon24.01.202213:00 - 15:00 Abwasserreinigung online

Examination modalities

During the examination, the entire subject matter of the lecture is queried, whereby the focus on the understanding of the relationships and the implementation of the knowledge about wastewater treatment plants to dimension properly.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2021 08:00 30.10.2021 08:00 30.10.2021 08:00



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

The mastery of the material of the lecture 226.026 Water Quality Management (in the bachelor course) is required.

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses