BYGG2361 - Treatment of water and wastewater


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Course content

-Basic relevant chemistry and chemical parameters
-Vater quality and analysis parameters
-Treatment of water
-Treatment of wastewater
-Laws, regulations and permits in Norway and EU.

Learning outcome

General aim:
-Understanding national and international challenges within the topic of water and wastewater
-Knowledge about chemical impurities in water
-Knowledge about water and wastewater treatment
-Know about laws, regulations and permits regarding design of water and wastewater treatment
-Understand basic principle, concepts and theories of water and wastewater treatment
-Do independent field and laboratory experiments to assess water and wastewater quality
-Apply theories and concepts to design water and wastewater treatment systems
-Be able to write and communicate technical reports
-Be able to work in cross-dissiplinary teams
-Contribute to best practice in the field of water and wastewater treatment

Learning methods and activities

lectures, laboratory work, group work and selfstudy.

Compulsory assignments

  • Obligatorisk arbeidskrav

Further on evaluation

Mandatory written assignments, laboratory experiments and written reports.

Specific conditions

Limited admission to classes.

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYG-F)
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)

Required previous knowledge

IFYKJG1000 Physics and Chemistry or IFYKJG1001 Physics and Chemistry

Course materials

Announced at the start of the course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Highway Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



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