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.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 2.5EC


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

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 - 15:0010.10.2022 - 23.01.2023Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Abwasserreinigung
Mon13:00 - 15:0019.12.2022 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98483779337?pwd=TnZZOG5WWlBqQlVaWWVmU0FndUUyUT09 (LIVE)Biofilmverfahren
Wastewater Treatment - Single appointments
Mon10.10.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Einführung, Wiederholung, rechtliche Grundlagen
Mon17.10.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Mechanische Abwasserreinigung - Rechen und Siebe
Mon24.10.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Mechanische Abwasserreinigung - Sandfang und Vorklärung
Mon31.10.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Grundlagen C- und N-Entfernung, Bilanzen
Mon07.11.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Chem. und biol. P-Entfernung
Mon14.11.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Entwurfsgrundlagen
Mon21.11.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Belebungsverfahren – Nachklärbecken
Mon28.11.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Belebungsverfahren – Belebungsbecken
Mon05.12.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Belebungsverfahren – Belüftung
Mon12.12.202213:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Varianten des Belebungsverfahrens
Mon19.12.202213:00 - 15:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98483779337?pwd=TnZZOG5WWlBqQlVaWWVmU0FndUUyUT09Biofilmverfahren
Mon09.01.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Schlammbehandlung und Rückbelastung
Mon16.01.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Betriebsoptimierung von Kläranlagen
Mon23.01.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 optionaler Termin

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.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed13:00 - 15:0013.12.2023 Institut für Wassergüte, Büro Prof. Krampeoral14.11.2023 08:00 - 11.12.2023 08:00TISSAbwasserreinigung
Thu09:00 - 11:0025.01.2024 Institut für Wassergüte, Büro Prof. Krampeoral21.11.2023 08:00 - 23.01.2024 08:00TISSAbwasserreinigung
Mon09:00 - 11:0029.01.2024 Institut für Wassergüte, Büro Prof. Krampeoral21.11.2023 08:00 - 26.01.2024 08:00TISSAbwasserreinigung
Thu09:00 - 11:0022.02.2024 Institut für Wassergüte, Büro Prof. Krampeoral21.11.2023 08:00 - 20.02.2024 08:00TISSAbwasserreinigung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.09.2022 08:00 05.11.2022 07:00 05.11.2022 07:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Mandatory elective
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory elective


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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