5 cr / 135 hours of work
|Language of instruction
This course will teach first time in Autumn 2020, period 2.
This course replaces course 488221S Environmental Load of Industry.
The student is able to identify the essential features of the environmental load in different types of (chemical, wood, metallurgical,...) industry. He/she is able to explain the type, quality, quantity and sources of the emissions. The student is familiarized with the main emission control systems and techniques in different industrial sectors. The student can explain the environmental management system of an industrial plant and is able to apply it to an industrial plant.
Effluents: types, quality, quantity, sources. Unit operations in managing effluents, comprehensive effluent treatment. Environmental management systems, environmental licences, environmental reporting and BAT.
|Mode of delivery
|Learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures 40 h, self-study 93h.
Master’s degree students of the Process and Environmental Engineering study programmes.
|Prerequisites and co-requisites
The courses 477011P Introduction to Process and Environmental Engineering I, 488011P Introduction to Process and Environmental Engineering II, 488204S Air Pollution Control Engineering and 488110S Water and Wastewater Treatment recommended beforehand.
|Recommended or required reading
Material represented in lectures and in the Optima environment.
|Assessment methods and criteria
Written final exam or a learning diary.
Read more about the course assessment and grading systems of the University of Oulu at https://www.oulu.fi/forstudents/assesment-criteria
The course unit utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail
|Working life cooperation
The course mainly consists of specific lectures presented by experts who are invited from industry.
This course will teach as online course in Fitech in Spring Term 2020.