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BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore-560019
(Autonomous Institute, Affiliated to VTU, Belgaum)
December 2013 I January 2014 Semester End Main Examinations

Course: INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL Duration: 3 Hours


Course Code: 11IE7DEIPC Max Marks: 100
Date: 10.01.2014
Instructions: Answer FIVE FULL questions, choosing one from each unit.

UNIT -1
1. a) What is Pollution? How many types of pollutions affect human beings? 06
b) What are the fundamental approaches to waste-water treatment? 06
c) What is purpose of Environmental Legislations? Explain with examples. 08

UNIT-2
2. a) What are the ways in which Biological Oxidation Units work? Mention any 06
three ways.
b) Explain with a line diagram the Reverse Osmosis process of removal of 06
Chromium.
c) What are the methods used for treatment of liquid effluents containing 08
Mercury?
UNIT-3
3. a) Explain Oxidation/Reduction method employed for the removal of S02 from 10
the exhaust gases.
b) Write short notes on: 5x2=10
(i) NOx emission control for automotive.
(ii) NOx control for combustion operation.

OR
4. a) Briefly explain about: 6x2=12
(i) Harmful effects of Sulphur dioxide
(ii) lSI Standards pertaining to S02 emission
b) Explain about Catalytic reduction ofNOx. 08

UNIT-4
5. a) Explain the general consid~rations in the pollution control aspects of fertilizer 10
industries.
b) What is radioactive wastes? Explain its treatment methods. 10

UNIT-5
6. a) Explain any two incidents of nuclear disasters across the world. 10x2=20
OR
7. a) Briefly explain about: 10x2=20
(iii) Heavy Metal Contamination
(iv) Incentives for Pollution prevention
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