Energy and Industrial Processes
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Departamento de Ciências e Engenharia do Ambiente
Teacher in charge
Maria da Graça Madeira Martinho
At the end of this course the students should have learned:
-Basic concepts of energy and industrial processes
-Unit Operations in Chemical and Environmental Processes
-Calculate Mass and Energy Balances
-Best Available Technologies;Integrated Prevention and Pollution Control Techniques
Students should have aquired competences to support Environmental Audits and Environmental Impact Assessments
Knowledge of Chemistry Principles is recommended.
Process diagrams and Flow Sheets for several chemical industries.
Identification of point sources of Pollution.
Case studies on mass balances.
Case studies on Energy Balances.
European Directive on Integrated Prevention and Pollution Control. Best Available Technologies.
Production of Energy.
Advantages and Disadvantages of various ways of Energy production.
Chemical Engineers HandBook – McGraw-Hill, 7ª ed, 2000
Solar Living Source Book, John Schaeffer 12th edition 2005, New Society Publishers
Política Energética Europeia - Green Paper - http://europa.eu.int/comm/energy/green-paper-energy/index_en.htm
An Energy Policy for Europe,Communication from the Commision to the European Council.COM(2007)1final.Brussels10.01.2007
Renewable Energy Road Map. Renewable energies in the 21th Century.Commisssion of the European Communities. COM(2006)848 final
Action Plan for Energy Efficiency.Commission of the European Communities,COM(2006)545final
Development of student´s competences is done through the method of case studies relevant to environmental an industrial procesess