MEDICAL PROCESSES AND CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES
4 credits during the 2nd year of 9018 Chemical Sciences (LM-54) GENOVA
4 credits during the 1st year of 9018 Chemical Sciences (LM-54) GENOVA
AIMS AND 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.
Fundamental principles of physical chemistry; unit operations; environmental issues and regulations.
An introduction to environmental issues
The evolution of the approach: from end-of-pipe to pollution prevention
Green Chemistry: definition and aims
Evaluating the environmental impact of a product (structure-properties relationships, environmental persistence, environmental fate, exposure pathways)
Life-cycle assessment (definition, methodology, uses)
Green Chemistry guidelines: feedstocks, solvents, catalysts, synthesis pathways
Designing safer chemicals: (Q)SARs
Unit operations and pollution prevention
Evaluating the environmental performance of a process
Ricevimento: Contact hours: free, by appointment only.
CAMILLA COSTA (President)