MEDICAL PROCESSES AND CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES

MEDICAL PROCESSES AND CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES

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Code
61428
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
4 credits during the 3nd year of 8757 Chemistry and Chemical Technologies (L-27) GENOVA

4 credits during the 1st year of 9018 Chemical Sciences (LM-54) GENOVA

4 credits during the 2nd year of 9018 Chemical Sciences (LM-54) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Chemistry and Chemical Technologies)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A first knowledge of environmentally preferable approaches to the design and operation of the chemical processes; a sufficient awareness of the main environmental issues not only within the context of chemical production but also during other stages of a chemical’s life cycle (transportation, use, recycle, disposal).

Teaching methods

Lecture

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

An introduction to environmental issues

The evolution of the approach: from end-of-pipe to pollution prevention

Sustainable development

Green Chemistry: definition and aims

Evaluating the environmental impact of a product (structure-properties relationships, environmental persistence, environmental fate, exposure pathways)

Designing safer chemicals

Life-cycle assessment (definition, methodology, uses)

Green Chemistry guidelines: feedstocks, solvents, catalysts, synthesis pathways

Unit operations and pollution prevention

Evaluating the environmental performance of a process

Process Intensification

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Always, by appointment.

Exam Board

CAMILLA COSTA (President)

ALBERTO SERVIDA

ANTONIO COMITE

ALDO BOTTINO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lecture

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination

Assessment methods

The oral exam is always conducted by two teachers of the School and has a duration of at least 1 hour. In this way the commission can verify with high accuracy if the student has reached the learning outcomes. The depth and coherence of the knowledge of the most important concepts and equations will be evaluated. Moreover the ability to apply them to simple specific cases will be assessed. If the commission ascertain that the learning oucomes have not been reached, the students are invited to repeat the exam.