Credits: 5

Schedule: 07.01.2020 - 08.04.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Marjatta Louhi-Kultanen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III – IV, first time in spring 2020

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course student:

- Understands the outline and context of process development
- Can preliminary design processes and size processing equipment
- Knows how to create preliminary investment and profitability calculations
- Is able to assess the effects of industrial processes and processing to health, safety and environment
- Knows the basic principles of process integration
- Can apply different purification methods for water, air and soil treatment
- Knows basic things in waste and chemicals legislation
- Can apply principal principles of Environmental impact assessment (EIA), Life cycle analysis (LCA) and circular economy
- Can apply the principles of sustainability and Health, safety and environment (HSE) for the assessment of chemical engineering processes

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Process development path from idea to production
- Elementary issues of processes and processing equipment
- Principles of process R&D
- Basics of process design, documents and investment calculations s
- Project lifecycle of industrial plant, engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM)
- Maintenance and operation of plants
- Health, safety and environment, environmental impact assessment
- Waste water treatment, emission control and soil remediation,
- Circular economy (primary and secondary materials), waste to products and energy, industrial symbiosis
- Life cycle analysis
- Holistic evaluation of processes

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, exercises, group work, exam

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

5 cr = 135 h
Lectures 24‐30 h, exercises 24‐30 h, exam 5 h
Home assignments, self‐studying, group work 70 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecturing materials, calculation exercises, group work outputs

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Fail, 1 – 5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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