226.036 Laboratory tutorial water quality management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, LU, 3.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: LU Laboratory Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to perform simple but important chemical and biological tests in both the field of water chemistry and the assessment of wastewater treatment plants.


Subject of course

Experimental course in the laboratory of the institute focussing on the following topics:

Neutralization; pH-measurement using different methods; Tillmann's equilibrium; chemical water- and wastewater analysis: adsorption to activated carbon; flocculation and precipitation; detoxification of heavy metals and cyanids.

Demonstration of advanced analytical technics (UV, AAS, ICP, HPLC etc.), microscopy and characterisation of activated sludge; stabilization of sludges, oxigen uptake measurements for carbon and nitrogen metabolism; measurement of the oxigenation capacity of aeration equipment.

Teaching methods

Practical work in the chemical laboratory

Mode of examination


Additional information

Highly recommended for students considering a master's thesis in the field of water/wastewater

The registration takes place in TISS. The number of participants limited. Exercises are blocked.

Laboratory tutorial water quality management will not be held during the 2021 summer semester. (13.01.2021)



Examination modalities

Submission of a report on the measurements and tests carried out

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.03.2021 08:00 30.03.2021 08:00 29.03.2021 08:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Participation in the lecture
226.037 Biology and Chemistry of Water Quality Management
is recommended


  • Attendance Required!