Present Status of Waste Management in India and Recommendations

Solid Waste Management In India

Present Status of Waste Management in India and Recommendations by Aravind E S, IIT Madras Storage of waste at source is lacking  Domestic waste  thrown  on streets  Trade waste on roads / streets  Construction  waste  are left  unattended  Biomedical wastes are  disposed into  municipal waste stream Industrial waste often disposed of in open areas In … Read more Present Status of Waste Management in India and Recommendations

A Study on Various Lakes In Kerala and Environmental Issues

Lakes in Kerala

A Study on Various Lakes In Kerala and Environmental Issues by ARAVIND ES Kerala is popularly called as “GOD’S OWN COUNTRY”. Kerala is rich with 44 rivers which together yield 70300 Mm³of water annually. Major rivers includes The Periyar, the Bharathapuzha, the Pamba, the Chalakudy Puzha, the Kadalundipuzha and the Achancoil. The Lakes in Kerala … Read more A Study on Various Lakes In Kerala and Environmental Issues

Green Chemistry – History, Principles with Diagram

Green Chemistry Chart

Green Chemistry – History, Principles with Diagram by Aravind E S, IIT Madras Introduction Green Chemistry is defined as the practice of chemical science and manufacturing in a manner that is safe,sustainable and non-polluting and that consumes minimum amounts of materials and energy while producing little or no waste material.Green chemistry, also called sustainable chemistry. … Read more Green Chemistry – History, Principles with Diagram

Detailed Study on Biofilters In Controlling Air Pollution – Seminar Presentation

Photograph of four Biofilters being installed in Arlington, TX At Central Regional Wastewater System Plant

Detailed Study on Biofiltration In Controlling Air Pollution – Seminar Presentation by Shreyash Gupta & Avichal Sharma Overview Industries, agriculture transport many more modern socio-economic practices pollute our environment. Gas Bio-filtration is a relatively new technology used to purify contaminated air from volatile organic and inorganic compounds VOC’S and VIC’S, aromatic compounds and other toxic … Read more Detailed Study on Biofilters In Controlling Air Pollution – Seminar Presentation

Green Buildings for Quality Living | Merits | Criteria

Green Building

Green Buildings for Quality Living Introduction Green buildings are eco-friendly, resource efficient and are very energy efficient and are designed and commissioned to ensure they are healthy for its occupants. They are more comfortable and easier to live with due to low operating and owning costs. Merits Lower operating costs (by 30%- 40%) Improve occupant … Read more Green Buildings for Quality Living | Merits | Criteria

Activated Sludge Process and Kinetics of ASP

Flow Diagram of ASP

Activated Sludge Process and Kinetics of ASP     Introduction Activated Sludge Process is the suspended-growth biological treatment process, based on providing intimate contact between the sewage and activated sludge. The Activated Sludge is the sludge obtained by settling sewage in presence of abundant O2 so as to enrich with aerobic micro-organisms. Activated sludge in … Read more Activated Sludge Process and Kinetics of ASP

Design fundamentals of sedimentation tanks

sedimentation tank

Design fundamentals of sedimentation tanks   What is sedimentation and sedimentation tank??? Sedimentation is a process used for various stages within a wastewater treatment plant to reduce the concentration of settleable and suspended matter. Sedimentation tanks, commonly referred to as clarifiers, are described as primary, intermediate and final clarifiers dependent upon the process stage. Primary … Read more Design fundamentals of sedimentation tanks

Earthquakes

earthquake

Earthquakes Outline —  What is Earthquake —  Types of Seismic Waves —  Effects of Earthquakes —  Site Selection —  Building Construction Materials —  Building Planning | Earthquake Resistant Buildings —  Earthquake Resistant Techniques —  Summary and Conclusion What is Earthquake? Earthquake is a sudden tremor or movement of the earth’s crust, which originate naturally at … Read more Earthquakes

Biological Processes for wastewater treatment

Biological Processes for wastewater treatment

Biological Processes for wastewater treatment OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION An overview of biological wastewater treatment. Important aspects in microbial metabolism. Principal organisms responsible for wastewater treatment. key factors governing biological growth and waste  treatment kinetics. BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES OF WASTE WATER TREATMENT Biological TP: a method of contact between microbes and substrate. Suitable temperature, pH, nutrients etc. … Read more Biological Processes for wastewater treatment