Course Code: M302 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Environmental Engineering • Field of study: Environmental Engineering
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Roxana Nadina Bostan
Seminar tutor: Roxana Nadina Bostan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

Acquiring knowledge of the principles of separation of pollutants from heterogeneous systems, methods of their absorption and desorption.
Knowledge of installations for the protection of emissions of polluting gases into the atmosphere.
Knowledge of methods for reducing the emission of gaseous pollutants into the atmosphere, the ability to choose the optimal method of elimination or reduction of gaseous pollutants.
Quantification of emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere using engineering computing systems.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Classification and characteristics of different sources of pollution of the atmosphere. Methods and analysis equipment. 2. Laws and Regulations. 3. Fuels combustion. 4. Nitrogen Oxides Control 5. Sulfur Oxides Control 6. Carbon monoxide and dioxide control 7. Elimination of hydrogen sulfide from gases 8. Elimination of volatile organic compounds 9. Methods and installations for the protection of the atmosphere. Separation of heterogeneous systems. 10. Quantification of emissions - calculation applications 11. Case study- practical laboratory activities

Teaching methods:

Lectures, discussions, conversations, case studies, practical applications

Learning outcomes:

C1: Explanation of mechanisms, processes and effects of anthropogenic or natural origin that cause and influence environmental pollution C.1.2. Use of basic scientific knowledge in defining and explaining concepts specific to engineering and environmental protection C2 Managing and solving specific environmental problems for sustainable development. C2.4 Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of natural phenomena and anthropogenic activities on the quality of environmental factors C2.5 Identifying the best technical and technological solutions in order to implement professional engineering and environmental protection projects

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Exam from theoretical knowledge (60%) and evaluation of the practical laboratory and seminar activity (40%)

Recommended reading:

M. B. Hocking, Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control, Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Elsevier, 2006, 780.
J.R.Richards, Control of Gaseous Emissions- Student Manual, APTI Course 415 Third Edition,, ICES Ltd, United States, 2000, 340.
Environment Protection Authority, Emission Testing Methodology for Air Polution, version 2, Adelaide, South Australia, 2012, 128.