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.

2023W, 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 - 15:0009.10.2023 - 22.01.2024Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Abwasserreinigung
Wastewater Treatment - Single appointments
Mon09.10.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Einführung, Wiederholung, rechtliche Grundlagen
Mon16.10.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Mechanische Abwasserreinigung - Rechen und Siebe
Mon23.10.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Mechanische Abwasserreinigung - Sandfang und Vorklärung
Mon30.10.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Grundlagen C- und N-Entfernung, Bilanzen
Mon06.11.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Chem. und biol. P-Entfernung
Mon13.11.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Entwurfsgrundlagen
Mon20.11.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Belebungsverfahren – Nachklärbecken
Mon27.11.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Belebungsverfahren – Belebungsbecken
Mon04.12.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Belebungsverfahren – Belüftung
Mon11.12.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Varianten des Belebungsverfahrens (Kaskade, SBR, MBR; Lamellen, Granula…)
Mon18.12.202313:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Biofilmverfahren
Mon08.01.202413:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Schlammbehandlung und Rückbelastung
Mon15.01.202413:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Betriebsoptimierung von Kläranlagen
Mon22.01.202413:00 - 15:00Seminarraum AE U1 - 7 Exkurison HKA

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
Fri09:00 - 11:0020.09.2024 Institut für Wassergüte, Büro Prof. Krampe, AA 02 80oral10.06.2024 08:00 - 18.09.2024 08:00TISSAbwasserreinigung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
18.09.2023 08:00 04.11.2023 07:00 04.11.2023 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