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CE 527 Solid Waste Management Fall 2001
Iowa State University Department of Civil & Construction Engineering
Instructor:
S.K. Ong, 486 Town, Tel. No. 294-3927, [email protected]
Office Hours: Tuesday 2 - 4 pm.
Objectives:
• to develop an understanding of the characteristics of municipal solid waste
• to develop an understanding of various disposal and materials recovery methods:
landfilling, thermal, composting, resource recovery and recycling
Text:
Integrated Solid Waste Management, Tchobanoglous et al., McGraw-Hill, (1993)
Grading:
Midterm Exam –
35 % (take home)
Final Exam –
35 %
Homework –
10 %
Project –
20 %
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Week
Dates
Topics
Reading
Assignment
1
Aug. 25
Introduction and Legislation
Chap 1
2
Sept. 1
Legislation/Sources and Properties of Solid Waste
2, 3, 4, 5
3
Sept. 8
Waste Generation/Handling/Collection/Transfer
6, 7, 8, 10
4
Sept. 15
Disposal - Landfills
11
5
Sept. 22
Disposal - Landfills
11
6
Sept. 29
Landfill Design
11
7
Oct. 6
Landfill - Water Balances/HELP model
Notes
8
Oct. 13
Site Visit – Landfill /Recycling and/or Ames Resource Recovery Plant
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9
Oct. 20
Landfill- Water Balances/HELP model
Notes
10
Oct. 27
Materials/Resource Recovery Facility (MRF)
9, 12
11
Nov. 3
Materials/Resource Recovery Facility (MRF)/Recycling
9, 12
12
Nov. 10
Disposal – Thermal/Final Project Evaluation
13
13
Nov. 17
Thanksgiving Break
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14
Nov. 24
Disposal – Thermal/Other Disposal Methods (Composting)
13
15
Dec. 1
Other Disposal Methods
13
16
Dec. 8
Dead Week /Other Disposal Methods
17
Dec. 15
Final Exam
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