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Waste Management and Recycling I

Module name (EN): Waste Management and Recycling I
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA410
SAP-Submodule-No.: P110-0001
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA410 (P110-0001) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA410 (P110-0001) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA410 (P110-0001) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 4, mandatory course
UI-I-AK1 (P251-0001) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 6, mandatory course, civil and structural engineering
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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA680 Waste Management and Recycling II
BIBA682 Environmental Remediation
BIBA790 Waste Disposal Technology

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have a basic understanding of the processes, responsibilities and (legal) framework conditions in the field of waste management, as well as the technical design of waste management facilities. In addition, they will become familiar with the concepts of sustainability and responsibility in connection with environmental protection issues. Students will receive insight into the problem of contaminated sites.

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Module content:
Basics from the following areas will be taught:
 - Definition of terms _ Waste classification
 - Legal framework for waste management
 - Quantities and composition of waste
 - Collection and transport/logistics
 - Waste management approaches in terms of avoidance/recycling
 - Mechanical, biological and thermal waste treatment
 - Basics of landfill technology
 - Waste from the building industry/contaminated sites

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Recommended or required reading:
Bilitewski, Härdtle, Marek: Abfallwirtschaft
Cord-Landwehr: Einführung in die Abfallwirtschaft

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