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How to Learn Multidisciplinary Ideas
Shigehiro Hashimoto
(pages: 1-7)

The HY-DE Model: An Interdisciplinary Attempt to Deal with the Phenomenon of Hyperattention
Erzsebet Dani
(pages: 8-14)

Open up or Close down - The new Era of “Openneers” and how they lead the Way to Future Success
Manuel Moritz, Tobias Redlich, Pascal Krenz, Sonja Buxbaum-Conradi, Sissy Basmer-Birkenfeld, Jens P. Wulfsberg
(pages: 15-22)

Developing Global Competency across the Disciplines: An Interdisciplinary Project
Madelyn Flammia, Houman Sadri
(pages: 23-27)

Knowledge Management Systems as an Interdisciplinary Communication and Personalized General-Purpose Technology
Ulrich Schmitt
(pages: 28-37)

Work Integrated Learning - a Marriage Between Academia and Working Life
Martin Gellerstedt
(pages: 38-46)

Alexander von Humboldt's Idea of Interconnectedness and its Relationship to Interdisciplinarity and Communication
Detlev Doherr
(pages: 47-51)

A Philosophy of Learning
Jeremy Horne
(pages: 52-56)

Fostering Innovation in Higher Education through Entrepreneurial Leadership
Ronald A. Styron Jr.
(pages: 57-61)

Informational Urbanism
Wolfgang G. Stock
(pages: 62-69)

A Silent Revolution in Reflexivity
Karl H. Müller
(pages: 70-81)

Innovative Approaches to Building Comprehensive Talent Pipelines: Helping to Grow a Strong and Diverse Professional Workforce
R. Cherinka, J. Prezzama
(pages: 82-86)

The Multiple Faces of Reflexive Research Designs
Karl H. Müller
(pages: 87-98)

Towards a New Cybernetic Interdisciplinary Approach to Pedagogic Challenge
Russell Jay Hendel
(pages: 99-104)

The Use of Narrative Medicine Literature for Interdisciplinary Communication through the Internet Learning System
Ya-Huei Wang, Pan-Fu Kao, Hung-Chang Liao
(pages: 105-115)

The Interdisciplinary Business Doctorate for Executives: A Novel Way to Bridge Academic Research and Practice
T. Grandon Gill, Matthew Mullarkey
(pages: 116-121)

Concept Mapping and Knowledge Modeling: A Multi-Disciplinary Educational, Informational, and Communication Technology
John W. Coffey
(pages: 122-128)

Multi-Disciplinary Research Experiences Integrated with Industry –Field Experiences
Suzanne Lunsford, Corrie Spradlin, Mary Sullivan, Phuong Khanh Quoc Nguyen
(pages: 129-131)

Consulting Informs Best Practice in Academia
Risa Blair
(pages: 132-133)


 

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Design and Implement a System of Wastewater Treatment Based on Wetlands

Martha L. Dominínguez-Patiño, Antonio Rodríguez-Martínez, Luis A. Jasso-Castillo


The wetlands are considered as a natural passive cleaning of waste water. Is a process characterizes by its simplicity of operation, low or zero-energy consumption and low waste production. These consist of shallow ponds planted with plants. The processes of decontamination are performed simultaneously by its physical, chemical and biological properties. The objectives of this work are design and implement a system of artificial wetlands as an alternative method for treating waste water produced from the Faculty of Chemistry Science and Engineering that allow to reduce the costs of operation, knowing the degree of water pollution to determine how efficient the wetland and, finally improve the health and environmental conditions of the irrigation water. So the first step was to know the degree of water pollution and quantity to determine the wetland process variables. The second step was to determine the kind of plants that allow reducing the water contaminants. The Manning formula was applied to evaluate the free flow and Darcy’s equation for the surface flow by wetlands. A micro-scale prototype was design and built based on buckets. The absorption capacity of several plants (Bacopa monnieri, Nephrolepis exaltata,Tradescantia zebrine) was determined. Also we use a natural filter consisting of Tezontle (first layer), sand (second layer), gravel (third layer), sand (fourth layer), Tezontle (fifth layer), gravel (sixth layer), sand (seventh layer) and, organic substrate (eighth layer). A wetland decreases more than 60% the cost compared to a water purification plant as everything is based biodegradable materials and not using any energy or sophisticated equipment to water filtration. Wetlands not only help to purify the water, but also help the conservation of flora and fauna that is dependent on wet conditions, as only biodegradable materials are used there is no pollution to the ground, helping the conservation of the environment. Today we are evaluating the wastewater flow because the prototype only allows treating from 0-1 L/min.

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