Environmental biotechnology (CH762)


M.Tech (IBT)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (4-0-0)


Qualitative and Quantitative characterization of wastes; Waste disposal norms and regulations; Waste water treatment-aerobic & anaerobic processes; Biological means of stabilization and disposal of solid wastes; Treatment of hazardous and toxic wastes; Biodegradation of xenobiotic substances; Bioremediation; Phytoremediation; Bioaugmentation; Biostimulation; Sampling of air and water pollutants.


Environmental Biotechnology by C.F.Froster&D.A.J.Wase, PHI 1987
Environmental Biology for engineers and Scientists by DA Vaccari et al. Wiley Interscience 2006.
Waste water Engineering, Treatment, Disposal & Reuse by Metcalf & Eddy,.
Martin Alexander, Biodegradation and Bioremediation, 2nd Edition, Academic Press, 1999.
Bruce Rittman, Perry L. McCarty. Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2000.


Chemical Engineering

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Karnataka, India.

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