|SCHOOL||AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES|
|COURSE TITLE||Waste Management|
|INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES
|TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK||ECTS|
|Lectures and laboratory course||5||5|
|LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS)||Greek|
|THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS||Yes (in English)|
|COURSE WEBSITE (URL)||http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/record/FOOD0014.shtml|
- TEACHING OUTCOMES
|After this course the students will be able to:
(a) Comprehend the environmental, financial and social importance of waste management.
(b) Understand and characterize the various wastes based on their properties.(c) Familiarize with the various disposal methods
|§ Independent work
§ Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
§ Development of inductive reasoning
- COURSE CONTENT
|1. Concepts – Definitions
2. Air pollution, anti-pollution techniques
3. Characteristics of wastewater and effluents I
4. Characteristics of waste water and effluents II
5. Characteristics of wastes from agricultural and food industries
6. Introduction to the stages of waste-water treatment
7. Sub-units of biological treatment systems I.
8. Sub-units of biological treatment systems II
9. Controlling and disposal of treated effluents
10. Solid waste management (burial, incineration)
11. Solid waste management (composting, recycling)
12. Processes in the treatment of liquid wastes
13. Processing and management applications
- TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
|DELIVERING METHOD||In classroom|
|IT USE||§ Power point, videos
|TEACHING ORGANIZATION||Activity||Semester workload
|Individual written assignments||15|
(25-hour workload per credit unit)
|Written examinations at the end of the semester (80%).
Individual written assignments (20%)
- PROPOSED LITERATURE
|§ Handbook of Waste management and co-product recovery in food processing. K. Waldron. CRC Press.
§ Handbook of solid waste management. G. Tchobanoglous, F. Kreith. McGraw-Hill Handbooks.