Additional course evaluations for TE0014
Academic year 2020/2021Waste Management (TE0014-20140) 2020-11-02 - 2021-01-17
Academic year 2019/2020Waste Management (TE0014-20061) 2019-11-04 - 2020-01-19
Academic year 2018/2019Waste Management (TE0014-20072) 2018-11-06 - 2019-01-20
Academic year 2017/2018Waste Management (TE0014-20105) 2017-10-31 - 2018-01-14
Academic year 2016/2017Waste Management (TE0014-20043) 2016-10-24 - 2017-01-13
Academic year 2015/2016Waste Management (TE0014-20115) 2015-10-26 - 2016-01-17
Academic year 2014/2015Waste Management (TE0014-20054) 2014-10-27 - 2015-01-18
Academic year 2013/2014Waste Management (TE0014-20036) 2013-10-28 - 2014-01-19
Academic year 2012/2013Waste Management (TE0014-20042) 2012-10-29 - 2013-01-13
TE0014 Waste Management, 5.0 CreditsAvfallshantering
Education cycleSecond cycle
Advanced study in the main fieldSecond cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)
Prior knowledgeKnowledge equivalent to 120 credits, of which 70 credits in teknik/technology, at least 15 credits chemistry, 10 credits biology and 10 credits soil science or geoscience shall be included.
Knowledge equivalent to swedish B and english B from upper secondary school.
ObjectivesThe course aims at providing good knowledge on systems and technologies used for community waste management and on how the resources in waste can be well utilized and at the same time the environmental impacts minimized.
On completion of the course the student should:
- be able to give definitions, goals, laws and regulations and other control instruments for the waste management, to describe different treatment processes (incineration, anaerobic digestion, composting and landfilling) and be able to compare these considering effects on environment, health and resources,
- be able to calculate the yield and flows over incineration, anaerobic digestion and composting processes.
ContentOverview of the field of municipal waste management, history, laws, regulations and other control instruments in Sweden and EU. Waste characteristics, collection and treatment systems. Technologies, processes and dimensioning of composting, anaerobic digestion, incineration and to some extent landfilling processes.
Environmental systems analysis (life cycle analysis) of waste management systems.
Study visit to waste treatment plant.
Main activities in the course are:
- Scheduled activities: lectures, computer exercises (compulsory), examination and evaluation, supervised training (compulsory).
- Individual studies, not scheduled: written exercises, literature studies.
Formats and requirements for examinationPassed exams, passed assignments and active attendance at the compulsory parts of the course.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
- For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.