EAS702 Environmental Technologies

Code EAS702
Name Environmental Technologies
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Environmental Engineering and Management
Faculty Department of Environment and Energy Systems
Academic staff Dagnija Blumberga
Credit points 11.0 (16.5 ECTS)
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Annotation The Environmental technologies course is related with various innovative solutions and approaches to reduce effect on environment from the manufacturing processes and maximize resource efficiency, including improving and developing management systems and optimizing manufacturing processes. Issues end-of-pipe technologies, cleaner production strategies and climate technologies are looked closely..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To gain knowledge about various environmental technologies and their environmental benefits, reduction of impact on environment and improvement energy efficiency. To understand the different degree of suitability of environmental technologies in production processes and the machete in choosing the optimal environmental technology types for solution of specific problems and / or non-compliance problems.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
To be able to evaluate various end-of-pipe technologies. - Examination: exam,. Assessment criteria: Able to understand the various end-of-pipe technologies and the nature of use for real situations.
To be able to analyze the principles of cleaner production and use of them to improve production processes and phases. - Examination: Exam. Criteria: Able to understand the cleaner production strategies and identify the suitable solution for existing problems.
To be able to understand the nature of climate technologies and concepts, incl. to be able to evaluate different optimize and improvement solutions for production processes. - Examination: exam. Assessment criteria: Able to analyze different posibilities of application and solutions of technologies in various production processes and technological stages.
To be able to be competent between different environmental technologies, incl. to be able to evaluate different optimization and improving solutions of production processes. - Examination: exam. Assessment criteria: Able to analyze different posibilities of technologies applications and solutions for various production processes and technological stages.
Course prerequisites Physics and Thermal and Mass Transfer

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