Wine production engineering and winery wastewater and waste treatment (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02748
Credits
9
Coordinator
David Bolzonella
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
IMPIANTISTICA ENOLOGICA 6 ING-IND/25-CHEMICAL PLANTS I sem. David Bolzonella
TRATTAMENTO REFLUI E RIFIUTI 3 ING-IND/25-CHEMICAL PLANTS I sem. David Bolzonella

Learning outcomes

Give basic info on the technological train in wine making facilities and its single unit operations as well as the definition and treatment of winery waste and wastewater

Syllabus

Main topics of the course are the following:
- basics of mass and energy balances and momentum
- grapes arriving (weighing, sampling, loading, transfer)
- destemminng and crushing
- pumping and head loss
- fermentation
- mixing
- solid / liquid separation by sedimentation, flotation and centrifguges
- solid/liquid separation by menas of membranes, vacuum drum filters
- heat management and freezing systems (heat exchangers)
- bottling
For the waste and winery treatment module

Normative framework for waste and wastewater management in cellars Italy.
Type and characteristics of wastes and wastewaters. Specific production of pollutants.
Analysis of the different process options for waste and wastewater biological treatment.
Chemical-physical and biological treatment of wastewaters: main characteristics and operational conditions of different chemico-physical and biological operations for wastewater treatment. Definition of anaerobic processes, waste activated sludge (aerobic) processes. Biological nitrogen removal, nitrification and denitrification. Biological phosphorous removal. Combined biological N & P removal. Chemical P removal.
Cellar solid waste
Quantity and characteristics of organic and inorganic waste, their catalogue definition and disposal.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final examination consists of a written test on definitions and numerical exercises on the main operational units and an oral examination