811357 Biology, chemistry and microbiology for civil engineering

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


General introduction – risk and legal requirements for water quality assessment
Chemical, physical and microbiological processes
Design of water monitoring programs
-Chemical and microbiological parameters,
- Sampling and analytical methods
Special chapter: Disinfection and micropollutants
Presence of microorganisms in different water types
Biological stability of water
Methods in microbiology for water analysis (traditional and modern approaches)
Interrelation and interpretation between microbiological and chemical data.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Lecture on the fundamentals of chemical and microbiological water quality assessment of drinking water, wastewater and surface water according to chemical and microbiological quality
Identification of potential factors influencing data assessment and interpretation
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