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Waste treatment and valorization


At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):
- industrial pollution : environment, nature and scope of pollutant emissions, strategies for effluent
- the legal and usual definitions of wastes  in France. Waste  characterisation
- unit operations and processes commonly used in waste reduction, treatment and recovery (chemical, biochemical and thermal processes).
- the principles of risk assessment methods and treatment processes for polluted soils  
The student will be able to:
- identify basic legislation and policies for an environmental situation and apply them to a specific problem or propose an appropriate solution
- quantify the effects of industrial pollution on the environment (dispersion of pollutants, oxygen deficit ...)
-  determine the recovery potential for an industrial waste (liquid, solid or gas)
- select and design processes for waste treatment or recovery (liquid, solid or gas)
- understand the risk assessment report of a site

Needed prerequisite

All the basic Chemical Engineering courses
Physical, chemical, biological and mathematical fundamentals
Metrology, environment and risks

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...