Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the completion of the course, the students will be able to
understand a bioproduct mill as a whole
create mass and energy balances for bioproduct mills
identify possibilities for product and process development

Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.09.2021 - 21.10.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tapani Vuorinen

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Bioproduct mill processes for recovery of byproducts, recycling process waters, regeneration of process chemicals and production of heat and power. Mass and energy balances.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Written reports, laboratory working.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching 45 h (lectures, calculation excercises, laboratory works), independent work 90 h


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    To be announced later.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    (2020, 2021) - No teaching

    2021-2022 Autumn I

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.