TVM4110 - Water Chemistry


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Skriftlig eksamen 100/100 4 timer

Course content

Important types of chemical reactions. Quantitative acid-base calculation. Bufferintensity. The carbonate system. Mineral solubility. Complexation. Redox-reactions.

Learning outcome

Introduction to aquatic chemistry as a basis for evaluation of water quality related to treatment and use of water and wastewater, and to natural water resources. Emphasis is given to develope understanding of and skills in chemical equilibrium calculations.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures combined with assignments and laboratory exercises partly in groups. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignment and laboratory assignment

Specific conditions

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

Course materials

M.M. Benjamin: Water Chemistry, McGraw Hill 2002;2008.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIB5015 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2011

No.of lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 5
No.of specialization hours: 4

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
  • Water Supply and Wastewater Systems
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility

Phone: 73 59 46 40


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Skriftlig eksamen 100/100 2011-12-16 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
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