Module Notes
Faculty Member (Members):
Undergraduate, 10th Semester (5th Year, Spring)
Module Category: Thematic Unit Electives, Group A
Module Type: Advanced Chemical Engineering
Teaching Language: Greek
Course Code: CHM_E_A5
Credits: 3
ECTS Credits: 4
Teaching Type: Lectures (3h/W)
Module Availability on Erasmus Students: No
Course URL: E-Class (CMNG2144)
Module Details

Ability to apply mass and energy balances to solid waste management processes

Knowledge of mass and energy balances and unit operations as they apply in thermal and biological processes of solid waste managament

Ability to design and assess mechanical, chemical and biological processes for integrated solid waste management

Abiity to develop and implement new technologies and methods pertaining in solid waste management

There are no prerequisites for this module. However, students should have basic knowledge of mass and energy balances and unit operations.

Qualitative and quantitative characteristics of solid wastes. Integrated solid waste management. Special wastes. Source sorting and recycling. Design of solid waste collection systems. Mechanical separation into fractions. Landfill design, operation and closure. Thermal conversion processes (incineration, pyrolysis, gasification). Biological conversion processes (composting, anaerobic digestion). Economic and environmental assessment of alternative integrated solid management scenarios.

Teaching Organization


Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):

106 Hours

The assessment of each student’s performance is based on tests given to students each week (60% of total mark) and the final written examination (40% of total mark).

  1. "Βιώσιμη Διαχείριση Αστικών Στερεών Αποβλήτων", Δ. Χ. Παναγιωτακόπουλος, Εκδ. Ζυγός, 2002, Θεσσαλονίκη, ISBN: 960-8065-31-3
  2. "Εγχειρίδιο Διαχείρισης Στερεών Αποβλήτων", G. Tchobanoglous, F. Kreith. Μετάφραση:Α. Κούγκολος, Α. Καραγιαννίδης, Π. Σαμαράς, Εκδ. Τζιόλα, 2010, Θεσ/νίκη. ISBN 978-960-418-247-3