8863-SY - Robinson, W. D., Editor, The Solid Waste...

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Mississippi State University Department of Civil Engineering CE 8863 - Solid Waste Management Fall 1998 Instructor: Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., DEE Office: McCain Engineering Building, 200-I Mailing Address: 204 McCain Box 9546 Mississippi State, MS 39762-9546 Telephone: (601) 325-7187 FAX: (601) 325-7189 E-Mail: Truax@Civil.MsState.Edu Office Hours: M&W: 11:00-2:00; T&Th: 12:30-2:00; 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:
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Unformatted text preview: Robinson, W. D., Editor, The Solid Waste Handbook: A Practical Guide , Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1986. Course Topics: Chapter(s) 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 Grading System: Examinations 70% Homework . .................... 30%...
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