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SITE REMEDIATION AND SOLID WASTE TREATMENT

CODE 65934
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 3nd year of 8714 Chemical Engineering (L-9) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ICAR/03
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Chemical Engineering)
SEMESTER 1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course gives specific competences on the main tecnologies used for polluted site remediation and solid waste treatment (about 50% of the hours per item) trough frontal lessons, case studies analysis and visit to treatment plant. Beside plant design aspect, the course provides competences on process sustainability in order to compare different remediation technologies and different waste treatment plant, finding the better planning solution

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course consists of a huge analysis of soil and subsoil remediation and waste management with the aim to transfer to the students knowledge and competence in the application of environmental sustainable process.

Further aim is the knowledge of methods and technologies with low environmental impact.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

- knowledge of integreted waste management systems

- learning of Life Cycle methodology applied to waste management

- knowledge of main remediation technologies

- learning of risk analysis applied to polluted sites remediation

TEACHING METHODS

5 hours/week of frontal lessons, on tuesday between 14.00-16.00 and wednesday between 14.00-17.00

The course includes one visit to a waste treatment plant and the analisys of several case studies

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Main items of the course of "polluted sites remediation and solid waste treatment:

- introduction to environmental politics

- waste management - regulatory background

- waste classification

- separate collection

- recycling

- Life cycle analisys principles

- waste fraction

- landfill dismantling

- visit to a waste treatment plant

- analisys of 4 case studies of solid waste landfills

- composting

- analisys of 1 composting plant

- incineration

- direct combustion

- analisys of an incineration plant

- gassification and pyrolysis

- air, solid and liquid emissions treatment

- polluted sites remediation - regulatory background

- soil caractherisation

- soil and subsoil drains and treatments

- biologic, chemical and physical treatments

- risk analysis

- emergency and permanent safety measures

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Slides of the course and specific lecture notes will be available

TUA: National environmental law n.152 section IV

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MICHELA GALLO (President)

ADRIANA DEL BORGHI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

5 hours/week of frontal lessons, on tuesday between 14.00-16.00 and wednesday between 14.00-17.00

The course includes one visit to a waste treatment plant and the analisys of several case studies

LESSONS START

The course starts on tuesday,  20 September 2016 at 14.00

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The students have to attend an oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The students have to attend an oral exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
15/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/01/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
15/02/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale
17/07/2018 10:00 GENOVA Orale