XWT-50305 Capita Selecta Water Technology


Credits 5.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Independent study0
Course coordinator(s)ir. PHA van Dorenmalen
Examiner(s)dr. CM Plugge
dr. ir. BG Temmink
dr. ir. AJB Kemperman
prof. dr. ir. RGH Lammertink
Prof. dr. ir. KJ Keesman
dr. ir. H Bruning

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 them) unknown subject;
- can analyze the literature and identify and select the information needed to write a report;
- is able to perform various lab-experiments using advanced methods commonly used in water technology research (optional);
- is able to 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.