SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CIVIL DIPLOMA 6TH SEMESTER



SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CIVIL DIPLOMA 6TH SEMESTER


Government of Karnataka Department of Technical Education
Board of Technical Examinations, Bangalore


 

Course Title: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

Credits (L:T:P) : 4:0:0

Total Contact Hours: 52

Course Code: 15CE63C

Type of Course: Lectures, Self Study & Student activities

Credit :04

Core/ Elective: Elective

CIE-25                                                                                                                                                SEE-100


Prerequisites: This course requires the student to know about Environmental Engineering
Course Objectives:
1. To characterize the waste and apply the knowledge of laws for municipal solid waste management, for handling of biomedical wastes and for handling of plastic wastes.
2. To apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering for effective solid waste collection systems, for waste collection route optimization and for processing of solid waste.
3. To design composting systems, maintain and operate the aerobic and anaerobic composting process for effective organic waste recycling.
4. To manage construction and operations of landfill facilities, energy recovery systems and management of leachate systems.

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to


Course Outcome

CL

Linked

PO

Teaching Hrs

 

CO1

Describe the components of solid waste management and the laws governing it.

 

U/Ap

1,2,5,6,7,8,

10

 

06

 

CO2

Discuss the solid waste collection systems, route optimization techniques and processing of solid wastes.

U/Ap/Ay

/E

2,3,5,6,7,8,

9,10

10

 

CO3

Outline the design, operation, and maintenance of different methods of treatment.

 

U/Ap/Ay

2,

3,4,5,6,7,8,

9, 10

 

12

CO4

Explain                        the                        operation,                        and

maintenance of sanitary landfill

U/Ap/Ay

2,4,5,6,7,8,

10

10

C05

Examine       the                     operation,                     and

maintenance of Incineration

U/Ap

2,4,5,6,7,8,

10

08

C06

Conclude the recent trends in reuse of

solid waste

U/Ap

2,4,5,6,7,8,

9, 10

06

 

 

Total sessions

52

Legend- R: Remember  U: Understand Ap: Application Ay: Analysis C: Creation E: Evaluation

MAPPING COURSE OUTCOMES WITH PROGRAM OUTCOMES

 

 

 

Mapping of COs with POs

PROGRAMME OUTCOME (PO)

PO1

PO2

PO3

PO4

PO5

PO6

PO7

PO8

PO9

PO10

 

Basic Knowledge

 

 

Discipline Knowledge

 

Experiments & practic

 

Engineering Tools

 

Engineer and society

Environment & Sustainability

 

Ethics

Individual and Team work

 

Communication

 

Lifelong learning

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

 

1

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 DETAILED COURSE CONTENT

UNIT

COURSE CONTENT

HOURS

1

INTRODUCTION TO SOLID WASTES: Definition of solid wastes,

Sources, classification and characteristics of solid wastes, Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling ) Rules,

 

06

 

2

COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE: Systems of collection of solid wastes, transfer stations, collection equipments, route optimization techniques and numerical problems on route optimization. Processing techniques of solid wastes (principle of operation and function only).

 

10

 

 

3

TREATMENT METHODS: Various methods of refuge processing, recovery, recycle and reuse.- Mechanical volume reduction, Chemical volume reduction, Mechanical size reduction and component separation

COMPOSTING: Composting, factors affecting composting process, aerobic and anaerobic composting, Indore and Bangalore method of composting, mechanical composting process, vermin-composting.

 

 

12

 

4

LANDFILLS: Sanitary land filling – trench method and area method

Factors considered for a landfill site selection, leachate collection systems, control of gas movement and gas recovery systems.

 

10

 

5

INCINERATION: Incineration process, factors affecting incineration process, and air pollution prevention in incinerators, pyrolysis process. Biomedical Waste, Biomedical Waste Handling Rules and its Impact

on Human Health.

 

08

 

6

RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN SOLID WASTE REUSE AND DISPOSAL:

Power    generation,    Building    with    construction    materials             and               Best

Management Practices (BMP)

 

06


 SUGGESTED LIST OF STUDENT ACTIVITES
The topic should be related to the course in order to enhance his knowledge, practical skill & and lifelong learning, communication, modern tool usage.

1

Prepare a report on Quantity of solid waste generated from village or town

2

Identify the different sources and types of solid waste generated for a village or town.

3

Write a report on visit to Sanitary landfill site nearby to your place.

4

Write a report on visit to Mechanical process of Composting plant nearby to your place.

5

Identify the different types of biomedical waste generated in hospital and then visit nearby Incineration unit.

6

Prepare a report on Best Management Practices (BMP) for disposal of solid waste generated in your places.

7

Prepare a report on treatment methods adopted in sanitary landfill area to reduce solid waste quantity.



NOTE:
1. Students should select any one of the above or other topics relevant to the subject approved by the concerned faculty, individually or in a group of 3 to 5. Students should minatorily submit a written report and make a presentation on the topic. The task should not be repeated among students. Report will be evaluated by the faculty as per rubrics. Weightage for 5 marks Internal Assessment shall be as follows:
Unsatisfactory 1, Developing 2, Satisfactory 3, Good 4, Exemplary 5.

2. Reports should be made available along with bluebooks to IA verification officer
Example of model of rubrics / criteria for assessing student activity

 

Dimension

Students score

(Group of five students)

STUDENT 1

STUDENT 2

STUDENT 3

STUDENT 4

STUDENT 5

Rubric Scale

Unsatisfactory 1, Developing 2, Satisfactory 3, Good 4, Exemplary5

1.Literature

3

 

 

 

 

2.Fulfill team’s roles

& duties

2

 

 

 

 

3.Conclusion

4

 

 

 

 

4.Convensions

5

 

 

 

 

Total

14

 

 

 

 

Average=(Total

/4)

3.5=4

 

 

 

 

Note: Concerned faculty (Course coordinator) must devise appropriate rubrics/criteria for assessing Student activity for 5 marks One activity to attain last CO (course outcome) may be given to a group of FIVE students


Note: Concerned faculty (Course coordinator) must devise appropriate rubrics/criteria for assessing Student activity for 5 marks One activity to attain last CO (course outcome) may be given to a group of FIVE students
Note: Dimension should be chosen related to activity and evaluated by the course faculty.

 

Dimension

Rubric Scale

1

Unsatisfactory

2

Developing

3

Satisfactory

4

Good

5

Exemplary

1.Literature

Has not included relevant info

Has included few relevant info

Has included some relevant info

Has included many relevant info

Has included all relevant info needed

2. Fulfill team’s roles & duties

Does not perform any duties assigned

Performs very little duties

Performs partial duties

Performs nearly all duties

Performs all duties of assigned team roles

3.Communication

Poor

Less Effective

Partially effective

Effective

Most Effective

4.Convensions

Frequent Error

More Error

Some Error

Occasional Error

No Error



Course Assessment and Evaluation Scheme:

 

What

To whom

When/Where

(Frequency in the course)

Max Marks

Evidence collected

Course outcomes

Direct Assessment

CIE

IA

 

Students

Three IA tests (Average of three tests will be computed

)

 

Test 1

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

Blue books

 

CO1,CO2

 

Test 2

 

CO3,CO4

Test 3

CO5,CO6

Student activities

05

Report

CO1 TO CO6

SEE

End

Exam

End of the course

100

Answer

scripts at BTE

CO1 TO CO6

Indirect Assessment

Student Feedback on

course

 

Students

Middle of the course

 

Feedback forms

CO1,CO2

&CO3Delivery of course

End of Course Survey

End of the course

 

 

Questionnaire s

CO1 TO CO6

Effectiveness of Delivery of instructions &

Assessment Methods

*CIE – Continuous Internal Evaluation *SEE – Semester End Examination
Note: I.A. test shall be conducted for 20 marks. Average marks of three tests shall be rounded off to the next higher digit.
Note to IA verifier: The following documents to be verified by CIE verifier at the end of semester
1. Blue books ( 20 marks)
2. Student suggested activities report for 5 marks evaluated through appropriate rubrics.
3. Student feedback on course regarding Effectiveness of Delivery of instructions & Assessment Methods
 
Weightage of Marks and blue print of marks for SEE

Unit No

 

Unit Name

Hour

Questions to be set for

(5marks ) PART - A

Questions to be set for

(10marks) PART - B

Marks weightage

R

U

A

Ap

A

U/Ap

C

E

 

1

Introduction to Solid

waste

06

-

01

-

-

-

01

-

-

15

 

2

Collection of Solid waste

10

 

-

 

01

 

01

 

-

 

-

 

01

 

-

 

01

 

30

 

3

Treatment methods: Composting

12

 

-

02

01

 

-

 

01

01

-

 

 

35

4

Landfill

10

-

01

01

 

-

02

-

-

30

5

Incineration

08

-

-

-

 

-

02

-

 

20

 

 

6

Recent development in solid waste reuse and disposal

 

06

 

-

 

01

 

-

 

 

-

 

01

 

-

 

 

15

 

Total

52

09(45marks)

10(100 marks)

145

Legend: R; Remember, U: Understand A: Analysis Ap: Application, C:Creation, E:Evaluation

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