MEDICAL PROCESSES AND CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES

MEDICAL PROCESSES AND CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES

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Code
61428
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
4 credits during the 3nd year of 8757 Chemistry and Chemical Technologies (L-27) GENOVA

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

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

AIMS AND CONTENT

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.

PREREQUISITES

Fundamental principles of physical chemistry; unit operations; environmental issues and regulations.

Teaching methods

Lectures

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)

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

Process Intensification.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Contact hours: free, by appointment only.

Exam Board

CAMILLA COSTA (President)

ALBERTO SERVIDA

ANDREA REVERBERI

ANTONIO COMITE

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
15/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
16/09/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale