ĶVT421 Principles of Cleaner Production

Code ĶVT421
Name Principles of Cleaner Production
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Chemistry and Chemical Technology
Faculty Department of General Chemical Engineering
Academic staff Valdemārs Ščerbaks
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Within the study subject framework is explained production technology corresponding to the environmental authority’s and environmental protection regulations. Environmental policy, environmental convention’s and EU guidelines for entrepreneurship planning, consumer and customer de facto overall demand. Cleaner production base criteria – best accessible technical methods (BAT, BREF), and World Bank’s recommendations. Within practical assignments, students have an opportunity to develop recommendations for implementing cleaner manufacturing principles in a specific production, justifying the chosen solution and defending their work during the presentation. Role-play the analyzing the recommendations of other students and make decisions..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Production technology corresponding to the environmental authority’s and environmental protection regulations. Environmental policy, environmental convention’s and EU guidelines for entrepreneurship planning. Consumer and customer de facto overall demand. Cleaner production base criteria – best accessible technical methods (BAT, BREF), best manufacturing practice (GMP), best laboratory practice (GLP).
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Student is able to analyze BAT and BREF recommendations taking into consideration the Declaration of the Government objectives in the area of environmental protection. - Student prepares a report about the assigned theme.
Student is capable of developing and justifying cleaner technology implementation in the prepared technological scheme - Type of the test: Home assignment is presented during the class. Criteria: Student justifies the developed recommendations. Student has to be able to answer the questions of the auditory and the professor.
Student is able to develop a technological scheme complying with the requirements of the better manufacturing practice. - Student prepares a report about the assigned theme. In the end exam.
Course prerequisites Previous specific knowledge is not required

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