(Bio)Engineering

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° NRWW NL
Tags: Postacademische opleiding

Description

In this course you will learn why and how to recover nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater. You will also learn about nutrient recovery technologies, in particular ammonia stripping/scrubbing and struvite precipitation.

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Program

  • Introduction

    • Introduction video

    • Meet the teacher

    • Learning objectives

    • What do you want to learn?

    • Have a look at what other students want to learn

    • Present yourself to your classmates

    • Become familiar with the learning platform

    • Good practices to use this course

    • How to obtain your course certificate

  • Why recover nutrients?

    • Before really kicking off...

    • Global environmental change

    • Key drivers for nitrogen recovery

    • Key drivers for phosphorus recovery

    • Test your knowledge

    • Further reading

  • How can we recover nutrients?

    • Open question

    • State-of-the-art nutrient recovery technologies

    • Let's compare!

    • Let's compare! Solution

    • Test your knowledge

    • Further reading

  • Ammonia stripping and scrubbing

    • Open question

    • What is ammonia stripping and scrubbing?

    • Let's have a look at stoichiometry: quick questions

    • Let's have a look at stoichiometry

    • Discussion: What can we do with the recovered ammonium sulfate?

    • What can we do with the recovered products?

    • Reactor design and operation

    • Costs and benefits

    • Time for a case study!

    • Test your knowledge

    • Further reading

  • Struvite precipitation

    • Open question

    • What is struvite precipitation?

    • Let's have a look at stoichiometry: quick question

    • Let's have a look at stoichiometry!

    • Discussion: What can we do with the recovered struvite?

    • What can we do with the recovered products?

    • Reactor design and operation

    • Costs and benefits

    • Time for a case study!

    • Test your knowledge

    • Further reading

  • Conclusion

    • Open question

    • Concluding video

    • What did you learn?

    • Read what others learned

    • Help us to improve this course

    • Thanks to our sponsors

Course number:
NRWW
Type:
Short- en long-term programmes
Area of interest:
(Bio)Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Sciences, Civil Engineer, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering Technology, Sciences
Language:
NL
Academic year:
2023 - 2024
Starting date:
20.09.2023
Contact person:
ugain@ugent.be
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