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Environmental Remediation

Module name (EN): Environmental Remediation
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA682
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0007
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA682 (P110-0007) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA682 (P110-0007) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA682 (P110-0007) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, mandatory course
DFBCE-608 (P630-0058) European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 6, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 120 hours (equivalent to 4 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBA410 Waste Management and Recycling I

[updated 08.01.2014]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Dr. Friedwalt Weber

[updated 08.01.2014]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with investigating, assessing, securing and remediating contaminated sites. Building-related aspects (e.g. construction in existing contexts, land recycling) will be emphasized Students will have a clear understanding of soil protection issues and be able to expand their knowledge independently.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Module content:
This module provides knowledge from the following areas:
- General connections and effects of soil pollution/definitions/soil science
- Legal basis/Federal Soil Protection Act
- Regional survey and initial evaluation of suspected areas/information management
- Site-specific preliminary investigations (historical exploration, data on natural regions)
- Digestion method/scope of analysis/relevant parameters/preparing samples
- Risk assessment using relevant reference value lists (including BBodSchV - Federal Soil Protection and Contaminated Sites Ordinance)
- Remediation planning
- Procedures for securing hazardous wastes (horizontal/vertical systems, immobilization, excavation/relocation)
- Remediation methods (reactive walls, soil vapour extraction, hydraulic measures, washing methods, thermal treatment, biological treatment)

[updated 05.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Fischer: Köchling, Praxisratgeber Altlastensanierung
Franzius: Sanierung kontaminierter Standorte und Bodenschutz
Lehr- und Handbuch der Abwassertechnik: Biologische und weitergehende Abwasserreinigung

[updated 05.02.2020]
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