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Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Francés (French), Portugués (europeo), Español (Spanish)

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Nivel intermedio

Aprox. 11 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4-6 hours/week...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Francés (French), Portugués (europeo), Español (Spanish)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
4 horas para completar

An introduction to faecal sludge management

This first week of this course includes an overview of what faecal sludge is, and the importance of an integrated approach to faecal sludge management. It provides an introduction to what is currently lacking, weak links in the service chain, and also presents positive examples of what is working. ...
8 videos (Total 70 minutos), 6 readings
8 videos
1.1 Course Overview8m
1.2 The Global Situation8m
1.3 Sanitation research in Sub-Saharan Africa12m
1.4 Systems Based Approach10m
1.5 What is faecal sludge?8m
1.6 What is working?11m
1.7 Wrap-up6m
6 lecturas
Important information to succeed in this course10m
Further reading10m
Connect with your peers10m
How to give feedback to the course team?10m
Further reading - Week 1s
Slides - Week 110m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

Overview of fundamentals for design and selection of treatment technologies

The second week of this course is based on an integrated engineering design approach, and will introduce fundamentals and required information for the design and selection of technologies, including objectives, mechanisms, quantification and characterization. It also includes the collection and transport of faecal sludge to treatment....
8 videos (Total 63 minutos), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
2.2 Overview of Treatment Mechanisms8m
2.3 Resource recovery8m
2.4 Market-driven approach to select treatment products9m
2.5 Characterization7m
2.6 Quantification8m
2.7 Collection and transport technologies7m
2.8 Wrap-up5m
2 lecturas
Further reading - Week 2s
Slides - Week 210m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 1&245m
Semana
3
4 horas para completar

Treatment technologies for faecal sludge

The third week of this course focuses on engineering aspects of how to size and properly operate treatment technologies....
9 videos (Total 84 minutos), 2 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
3.2 Settling-thickening tanks8m
3.3 Unplanted drying beds9m
3.4 Planted Drying Beds9m
3.5 Co-composting10m
3.6 Co-treatment with Wastewater14m
3.7 Effluent treatment technologies9m
3.8 Design example of a treatment plant10m
3.9 Wrap-up4m
2 lecturas
Further reading - Week 3s
Slides - Week 310m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 345m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

Integrated approach to faecal sludge management

Sanitation solutions do not rely on technology alone, and are prone to failure if an integrated planning approach that includes stakeholder involvement and the development of appropriate institutional, management and financial arrangements is not implemented. Presented in week 4 is the full picture, in addition to technology, that needs to be considered for sustainable solutions....
8 videos (Total 75 minutos), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
4.2 Assessment of the Initial situation8m
4.3 Stakeholder Analysis and Engagement9m
4.4 Institutional Frameworks10m
4.5 Financial transfers and flows models10m
4.6 Operation and maintenance of treatment plans8m
4.7 Engineering Economics11m
4.8 Wrap-up6m
2 lecturas
Further reading - Week 4s
Slides - Week 410m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 445m
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por BDJun 11th 2018

It was an excellent learning opportunity with a new challenging field of research. I am keen to register more subjects in the future in related subjects under your mentoring. RegardsDr. Bhaskar Das

por TSJun 9th 2017

Highly recommended course for anyone who wants to learn about the basics of Faecal Sludge Management. I thank the instructors and the entire team for a thorough coverage of topics in FSM.

Instructor

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Dr. Linda Strande

Group leader
Management of Excreta, Wastewater and Sludge (MEWS), Eawag-Sandec

Acerca de École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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