Modelling and simulating wastewater treatment plants

Using WEST

An instructor-led online course | November 2022

Learn how to use WEST to identify solutions and improve your wastewater treatment plant’s operational efficiency.

Course details

Modules

This online course is divided into four 2-hour sessions hosted on Tuesdays from 08:00-10:00 UTC. Module 1 includes a 1-hour introduction to the course.

Tuesday 8 November 2022 (08:00-11:00)
Module 1 | WWTP layout implementation   
Topics: Intro to Activated Sludge Models, guided user interface, block and model library, building virtual WWTP configuration 

Tuesday 15 November 2022 (08:00-10:00)
Module 2 | Model input definition and model simulations

Topics: Influent characterization and fractionation, steady state and dynamic simulations, generation and analysis of model output

Tuesday 22 November 2022 (08:00-10:00)
Module 3 | Use of controllers in WWTP operation

Topics: Typical controllers in WWTPs, implementation and  testing of control rules in WEST, sensors, top-level quantities, data input tool

Tuesday 29 November 2022 (08:00-10:00)
Module 4 | Evaluation of WWTP performance
 
Topics: Variable-process-cost calculators, operational  characteristics of simulated WWTP, energy consumption, cost evaluation

Instructors

Fabio Polesel, PhD, is a wastewater engineer working at DHI’s urban water department in Denmark. Fabio has extensive experience in process modelling in biological wastewater treatment systems. His responsibilities at DHI include wastewater modelling projects, technical support and training in the WEST software.

MSc, Environmental Engineering, Universitá degli Studi di Padova, Italy
PhD and PostDoc, Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Enrico Remigi, PhD, is a wastewater process modeller at DHI, responsible for model implementation and technical support. Enrico is a member of the WEST development team and has extensive experience in WEST modelling projects and training.

MSc, Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and IFA-Tulln, Austria
PhD, Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
PostDoc, University of kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Pricing tiers

Regular Registration

900 excl. VAT
  • Full access to WEST during course
  • 60-day training license
  • 10% discount on a WEST perpetual license or annual subscription package when purchased by 29 May 2023
  • Training certificate upon completion

Discounted Registration*

810 excl. VAT
  • Full access to WEST during course
  • 60-day training license
  • 10% discount on a WEST perpetual license or annual subscription package when purchased by 29 May 2023
  • Training certificate upon completion

Student Registration*

200 excl. VAT
  • Full access to WEST during course
  • 60-day training license
  • 10% discount on a WEST perpetual license or annual subscription package when purchased by 29 May 2023
  • Training certificate upon completion

*Customers with an active SMA or subscription

What our clients are saying

Discover WEST

Easy and intuitive user interface

Dedicated library of controllers

Detailed energy & costs evaluation

Registration

5 online sessions: 03, 10, 17, 24 and 31 October 2019. Choose your preferred time below – morning or afternoon.

Price: € 600 excl. vat.

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