Code No: 58109/MT M.Tech.

– I Semester Supplementary Examinations, September, 2008 ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1.a) b)


Max. Marks:60

Explain the plume behaviour under various conditions of atmospheric stability. Write atmospheric dispersion equation and give solution to the equation. State the assumptions made and boundary conditions used in deriving the solution.

2.a) Describe how a cyclone separator is useful in the separation of particulate matter from gaseous streams. b) What are the advantages and disadvantages of electrostatic precipitator in removing suspended particulate matter? 3.a) With the help of a schematic diagram explain different types of aeration used in biological treatment. b) Explain the various techniques used in the pretreatment of waste water. 4. Describe with the help of a neat flow sheet the working of trickling filter. Write the advantages and disadvantages of trickling filter over activated sludge process. Elaborate on refinary liquid waste treatment methods.


6.a) Discuss the sources and characteristics of liquid wastes from a paper industry. b) What are the advantages and disadvantages of the following methods of solid waste disposal. i) Inceneration ii) Pyrolysis iii) Composting iv) Land fill Contd…2

Code No: 58109/MT



Explain the potential methods of disposal of solid waste.

8.a) What are the different types of lagoons used for the treatment of domestic water. b) Explain the various steps involved in the treatment and disposal of sludge from biological treatment plants. *****

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