XWT-50301 Capita Selecta Water Technology


Credits 1.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)ir. PHA van Dorenmalen
Examiner(s)dr. G Olivieri
dr. CM Plugge
dr. ir. BG Temmink
prof. dr. GJW Euverink (RUG)
Prof. dr. ir. KJ Keesman

Language of instruction:


Assumed knowledge on:

XWT-24305 Physical Chemistry in Water Technology; XWT-20305 Mathematical Principles in Water Technology; XWT-23805 Transport Phenomena in Water Technology; XWT-21805 Water Microbiology


To provide students with in-depth knowledge on a research topic within the field of water technology research.
The subject is not fixed. Students will choose their own topic and write a literature review/essay under guidance of a supervisor.

Learning outcomes:

After the course the student is able to:
- use various library and computer databases to search thoroughly for literature on a (to the student) unknown subject;
- analyze the literature and identify and select the information needed to write a report;
- perform various lab-experiments using advanced methods commonly used in water technology research (optional);
- write a paper and/or give a presentation stating the foremost findings from the literature, and is able to compare and discuss them.


Students are required to work individually on a certain subject by literature, desk- top studies and lab-experiments (optional).


Final paper and/or presentation (oral exam).


Starting literature will be provided.