8863-SY.F06 - 1 Introduction and Evolution of Solid Waste...

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Mississippi State University Department of Civil Engineering CE 8863 - Solid Waste Management Fall 2006 Instructor: Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., DEE, F.ASCE Office: 235 Walker Engineering Building Telephone: 662.325.7187 Fax: 662.325.7189 E-Mail: [email protected] Office Hours: M&W: 11:00-12:00; T&Th: 1:00-2:00; others by appointment Objectives: Introduce the student to what solid wastes are and their generation. Waste minimization through source reduction, reuse, and recycling will be reviewed. The engineering issues related to waste handling, transport, storage, and disposal will be reviewed. Textbook: Tchobanoglous, G. et al., Integrated Solid Waste Management , McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1993. Reference: Robinson, W. D., Editor, The Solid Waste Handbook: A Practical Guide , Wiley- Interscience, New York, 1986. Course Topics:Chapter(s)
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Introduction and Evolution of Solid Waste Management 1 & 2 2. Sources, Composition, and Properties 3, 4, & 5 3. Solid Waste Generation Rates 6 4. Waste Handling, Separation, Storage and Processing at the Source 7 5. Collection of Solid Waste and Source-separated Materials 8 6. Separation Processing, and Transformation of Waste Materials 9 7. Waste/transfer and Transport 10 8. Recycling of Waste Materials 15 9. Disposal of Solid Wastes and Residuals 11 10. Closure of Landfills 16 11. Remedial Actions for Abandoned Waste Disposal Sites 17 Grade: Examinations . ....................................................................................... 70% Homework . ............................................................................................ 30%...
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