Environmental Engineering

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / Environmental Engineering
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000262


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course635

Programme of Study: PPS TPM - EISAKTEOI APO 2022 KAI EXĪS

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

Programme of Study: PPS TPM (EISACΗTHENTES EŌS KAI 2021)

Registered students: 414
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Core program for all studentsCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
1. ΤΥ2300
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
The students should be familiar with the basic principles of Hydraulics (closed conduits and open channels) and of wastewater and stormwater systems.
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of this course, a student will be able to: - recognize the concepts of climate change, greenhouse effect, acid rain. - understand the principles of air and water pollution - acknowledge the wastewater treatment processes - design a wastewater treatment plant - estimate the best dimensions for the corresponding tanks - have the knowledge of the limitations in the construction of such hydraulic works - know the pollution limits at the outlet of the WWTP
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pollution and environmental protection. Greenhouse effect, acid rain. Air pollution, suspended particulate matter, smog. Toxic substances, asbestos, lead, dioxins. Water quality. Eutrophication. Introduction to urban wastewater treatment. Environmental biochemistry and biotechnology. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of wastewater. Mechanical treatment (screens, grit chambers, sedimentation basins). Biological treatment (activated sludge bioreactors, trickling filters). Natural wastewater treatment systems. Chemical treatment. Disinfection and disposal. Biosolids treatment (thickening, stabilization and dewatering. Reuse of treated wastewater and biosolids.
Air pollution, water quality, wastewater treatment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
  • Educational trip-visit to WWTP
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work3
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities8
Written assigments6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Αθ. Κούγκολου "ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ Ρύπανση & Προστασία Περιβάλλοντος" - Το βιβλίο διατίθεται από τον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ (Κωδικός: 18548814), Εκδοτικός οίκος: "Τζιόλας", 2016. Θεσσαλονίκη Περιβαλλοντική - Χημεία και Μηχανική - Θεωρία και Εργαστηριακές Ασκήσεις, Ευθ. Νταρακάς, Μ. Πεταλά, Β. Τσιρίδης, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε. (2019), ISBN: 978960418640-2, ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 86054621 Ευθ. Νταρακά “ΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ, Διεργασίες επεξεργασίας νερού και υγρών αποβλήτων” - Το βιβλίο διατίθεται από τον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ (Κωδικός: 59380527), Εκδοτικός οίκος: "σοφία" , 2016, - Εθνικής Αμύνης 21, Θεσσαλονίκη
Additional bibliography for study
Α. Ζαφειράκου “Σημειώσεις Τεχνικής Περιβάλλοντος” – Σημειώσεις που διατίθενται στο e-learning του ΑΠΘ
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