ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL PROCESSES

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Code
61428
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
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
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • Chemistry and Chemical Technologies 8757 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTIONS 72564
  • Chemistry and Chemical Technologies 8757 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTIONS 72564
  • Chemistry and Chemical Technologies 8757 (coorte 2019/2020)
  • MATHEMATICAL INSTITUTIONS 72564
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; mass and heat transfer; 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 and Sustainable 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

Office hours: Contact hours: free, by appointment only (email: camilla.costa@unige.it)

Exam Board

CAMILLA COSTA (President)

ANDREA REVERBERI

ANTONIO COMITE (President Substitute)

ALBERTO SERVIDA (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures

LESSONS START

March 2022

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral exam is always conducted by two teachers of the School and has a duration of about 1 hour.

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.

In case of emergency and only according to specific indications by the University of Genoa, the assessment method for the exam might be changed, including the possibility of an online procedure.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
02/02/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale E' necessario inviare una email di conferma al docente (camilla.costa@unige.it) almeno cinque giorni prima della data stabilita, esplicitando l’oggetto: prenotazione esame Processi chimici e tecnologie pulite.
16/02/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale E' necessario inviare una email di conferma al docente (camilla.costa@unige.it) almeno cinque giorni prima della data stabilita, esplicitando l’oggetto: prenotazione esame Processi chimici e tecnologie pulite.
25/05/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale E' necessario inviare una email di conferma al docente (camilla.costa@unige.it) almeno cinque giorni prima della data stabilita, esplicitando l’oggetto: prenotazione esame Processi chimici e tecnologie pulite.
15/06/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale E' necessario inviare una email di conferma al docente (camilla.costa@unige.it) almeno cinque giorni prima della data stabilita, esplicitando l’oggetto: prenotazione esame Processi chimici e tecnologie pulite.
13/07/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale E' necessario inviare una email di conferma al docente (camilla.costa@unige.it) almeno cinque giorni prima della data stabilita, esplicitando l’oggetto: prenotazione esame Processi chimici e tecnologie pulite.
14/09/2022 11:00 GENOVA Orale E' necessario inviare una email di conferma al docente (camilla.costa@unige.it) almeno cinque giorni prima della data stabilita, esplicitando l’oggetto: prenotazione esame Processi chimici e tecnologie pulite.