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INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

CODE 98731
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 5 credits during the 1st year of 10376 CHEMICAL AND PROCESSES ENGINEERING (LM-22) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/27
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (CHEMICAL AND PROCESSES ENGINEERING)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main properties and characteristics of the most prominent families of industrial chemical products as well as their manufacturing processes will be described and discussed. In particular, polymeric materials, lubricants and plasticizers, surfactants and detergents, dyes and pigments, solvents, pest control agents and other fine chemicals, will be considered. Procedures for calculating mass balances in complex chemical processes will also be discussed, with practical exercises

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Attendance and active participation in the proposed training activities (lectures, exercises and numerical exercises) and individual study will allow the student:

1. to evaluate the characteristics required of organic industrial chemistry products and acquire a thorough knowledge of their properties and mechanisms of action.

2. to acquire competences and knowledge related to the formulation of the final products of the chemical industry

3. to evaluate, in practical terms and on the basis of the composition of raw materials, as well as the thermodynamic, kinetic, economic and environmental aspects, the reasons for the technical choices of the processes and products of the chemical industry.

4. to critically analyze the processes of organic industrial chemistry and carry out material balances on complex industrial processes.

TEACHING METHODS

The module is teached in blended learning mode and/or classroom lectures and a laboratory activity. The presentation of theoretical contents alternates with tutorials (exercises and numerical exercises) aimed at promoting the learning and discussion of specific examples of industrial chemical plants. The module foresees the visit to industrial plants.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Polymerization processes and industrial polymers characteristics (plastics, synthetic fibers and elastomers). Properties and production processes of detergents, solvent, lubricants, surfactants, dyes and pigments and fine chemical products. Mass balances on complex industrial processes.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The teaching material (in English) will be made available to students through Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GUIDO BUSCA (President)

GABRIELLA GARBARINO

ROBERTO MILLINI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The module is teached in blended learning mode and/or classroom lectures and a laboratory activity. The presentation of theoretical contents alternates with tutorials (exercises and numerical exercises) aimed at promoting the learning and discussion of specific examples of industrial chemical plants. The module foresees the visit to industrial plants.

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam descriptions is reported in the course - 56534 INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The assessment methods are described in the course - 56534 INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
04/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date sono inserite come scritto più orale. La data dell'orale verrà poi concordata con i docenti commissari
31/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
03/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date sono inserite come scritto più orale. La data dell'orale verrà poi concordata con i docenti commissari
01/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date sono inserite come scritto più orale. La data dell'orale verrà poi concordata con i docenti commissari
07/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date sono inserite come scritto più orale. La data dell'orale verrà poi concordata con i docenti commissari
31/08/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto + Orale Le date sono inserite come scritto più orale. La data dell'orale verrà poi concordata con i docenti commissari