8863-SY - Reference:Robinson, W. D., Editor, The Solid...

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Mississippi State University Department of Civil Engineering Spring, 1994 Course:CE 8913 - Solid Waste Management Instructor:Dennis D. Truax, Ph.D., P.E., DEE Office:McCain Engineering Building, 200-I Mailing Address:204 McCain P. O. Drawer CE Mississippi State, MS 39762-5610 Telephone:(601) 325-7187 FAX:(601) 325-8573 E-Mail:truax@civil.MsState.Edu Office Hours:12 - 1:30, MWF; 8 - 9:15 TTh (others by appointment) Objectives:Introduce the student to what soild wastes are and how to handle, transport, store, and dispose of these materials. The course will also address how to minimize the generation of solid wastes and what is involved in recycling components of the waste stream. Textbook:Tchobanoglous, G. et al., Integrated Solid Waste Management , McGraw- Hill Book Co., New York, 1993.
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Unformatted text preview: Reference: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 management1 & 2 2.Sources, composition, and properties3, 4, & 5 3.Solid waste generation rates6 4.Waste handling, separation, storage and processing at the source7 5.Collection of solid waste and source-separated materials8 6.Separation processing, and transformation of waste materials9 7.Waste/transfer and transport10 8.Recycling of waste materials 15 9.Disposal of Solid Wastes and Residuals11 10.Closure of landfills 16 11.Remedial actions for abandoned waste disposal sites17 Grading System: Examinations 75% Homework 25%...
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