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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2019/2020
Scuola Scuola di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione
Insegnamento 099251 - BIO-ENERGY AND WASTE-TO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (I.C.)
  • 099250 - BIO-WTE TECH: ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS
Docente Grosso Mario
Cfu 5.00 Tipo insegnamento Modulo Di Corso Strutturato

Corso di Studi Codice Piano di Studio preventivamente approvato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Insegnamento
Ing - Civ (Mag.)(ord. 270) - MI (489) INGEGNERIA PER L'AMBIENTE E IL TERRITORIO - ENVIRONMENTAL AND LAND PLANNING ENGINEERING*AZZZZ099251 - BIO-ENERGY AND WASTE-TO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (I.C.)
Ing Ind - Inf (Mag.)(ord. 270) - BV (477) ENERGY ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA ENERGETICA*AZZZZ099251 - BIO-ENERGY AND WASTE-TO-ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (I.C.)

Obiettivi dell'insegnamento

The course is dedicated to the environmental and engineering aspects involved in the energy exploitation of biomass and waste materials. The module on environmental aspects is focused on giving a perspective on the environmental impacts of biomass and waste valorisation for energy purposes. This includes the technologies for the control of atmospheric emissions and the management of solid residues of different energy conversion routes of the raw materials. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is then introduced and applied as a tool to evaluate the environmental implications of different energy conversion routes from waste and biomass.


Risultati di apprendimento attesi

Lectures will allow students to:

* know the characteristics of waste and understand a laboratory report
* understand and apply the proper legislation on waste
* understand the operation of a waste sorting and recycling plant
* understand and control the environmental impacts of waste-to-energy facilities
* critically assess different options of waste management 

The exercises will allow students to:

* preliminarily design a mechanical-biological treatment plant and a waste-to-energy plant
* write a technical report describing the plant main features
* quantitatively apply LCA to a waste treatment plant


Argomenti trattati
  1. Waste management scenario. The current waste generation and management in the world, EU and Italy. Emerging trends and future challenges.

  2. Feedstock characterization. Physical and chemical properties of waste materials.

  3. Recycling. Strategies and technologies for the recovery of materials from waste.

  4. Mechanical-biological treatment. MBT applied to the residual waste for the production of Solid Recovered Fuels (SRF) and for the recycling of materials.

  5. Anaerobic digestion for biogas production: technological options, plant start up and operation.

  6. Pollution control: technologies and configuration of flue gas treatment plants; solid and liquid residues. Environmental implications of SRF co-combustion in non-dedicated plants.

  7. Environmental assessment: environmental impact indicators; life-cycle assessment; assessment of biogenic vs. fossil CO2 emission.

The class will be organized in lectures, precepts and seminars. A field visit will be arranged to biomass-/waste-to-energy plants.


Prerequisiti

A basic knowledge of chemistry is a prerequisite


Modalità di valutazione

The evaluation will be based on the result of a mandatory final written exam (including theoretical questions and exercises) and an optional interview. Access to the oral interview is subjected to the satisfactory accomplishment of the written test (i.e. >= 18/30)

An optional midterm exam will be held around the middle of the semester. A positive result in the midterm exam will substitute the first half of the written exams held during the first exam session.

During the exam, the student must:

  1. demonstrate to know the main routes for the energy exploitation of waste, their main features and limitations;
  2. discuss waste-based processes by describing in qualitative and quantitative forms their energy, technical and economic performances;
  3. be able to preliminary design some energy conversion processes for waste.

Bibliografia
Risorsa bibliografica facoltativaThomas H. Christensen, Solid Waste Technology & Management, Editore: WILEY, Anno edizione: 2011

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Forme didattiche
Tipo Forma Didattica Ore di attività svolte in aula
(hh:mm)
Ore di studio autonome
(hh:mm)
Lezione
32:30
48:45
Esercitazione
17:30
26:15
Laboratorio Informatico
0:00
0:00
Laboratorio Sperimentale
0:00
0:00
Laboratorio Di Progetto
0:00
0:00
Totale 50:00 75:00

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