Fundamentals of Solid Waste Management(3 credit hours/3 HSW Hours)
In this course we will define several terms related to solid waste management, discuss the characteristics of solid waste, generation rate and effect of climate and other pertinent factors in generation of solid waste. We will also discuss the process for storage, collection, treatment, if any, disposal procedure and perspectives as well. We will also solve a few problems related to moisture content, density, and energy content determination for mixed solid waste.
M. A. Karim
Be able to define, classify, and characterize solid waste.
Be able to describe the process for storage, collection, treatment, and disposal.
Be able to illustrate the waste management hierarchy.
Be able to discuss the ultimate disposal options for solid waste.