CE 5358. SOLID WASTE ENGINEERING. 3 Hours.
This course provides an overview of the various aspects of integrated municipal solid waste management (with the exception of landfilling, covered in CE 5375). Topics covered include waste generation, characterization, and collection; source reduction; waste processing; design of facilities for materials recovery (recycling centers) and energy recovery (combustors and anaerobic digesters); life cycle analysis of solid waste management facilities; case study project. Credit not granted for both CE 4354 and CE 5358. Prerequisite: CE 3334 or CE 5321 or consent of instructor.