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COURSE SYLLABUS

Waste Science and Technology 7.5 Credits

Avfallsteknik
First cycle, A0013B
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2017 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 07 Feb 2011

Last revised
by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies Eva Gunneriusson, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering 16 Jun 2017

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Subject
Environmental Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Environmental Care and Enivronmental Protection

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language + Swedish upper secondary school courses Physics 1b1/1a, Mathematics 2a/2b/2c (specifik entry A7). Or: Swedish upper secondary school courses Physics A, Mathematics B (specifik entry 7)


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.



Course Aim

After completing the course the student should have gained knowledge about wastemanagement systems, waste characteristics, waste treatment, recycling, final disposal and be able to discuss strategies for sustainable waste management.


Contents

- Municipal and industrial wastes
- Waste management legislation.
- Waste collection, recycling and energy recovery
- Waste treatment and final disposal
- Waste statistics
- Sustainable waste management


Realization
Lectures, laborative assignment, seminar task, and study visit.

Examination
Written exam,laborative assignment, seminar task, and study visit   

Examiner
Ivan Carabante

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2014 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
- Solid Waste Technology and Management (2010), Thomas Christensen (Editor), 1024 pages, Förlag: Wiley, ISBN: 978-1-4051-7517-3 (e-book)
- Additional material provided by the teachers

Course offered by
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

Items/credits
NumberTypeCreditsGrade
0001Exam3.0G U 3 4 5
0002Seminartask2.3U G#
0003Laboratory and field trips2.2U G#

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.