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Environmental Remediation

Module name (EN): Environmental Remediation
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA682
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 4
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBA682 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA682 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA682 Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 6, mandatory course
DFBCE-608 European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 6, mandatory course
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):
BIBA410 Waste Management and Recycling I

[updated 08.01.2014]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Dr. Friedwalt Weber

[updated 08.01.2014]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be familiar with investigating, assessing, securing and remediating contaminated sites. Building-related aspects (e.g. construction in existing contexts, land recycling) will be emphasized Students will have a clear understanding of soil protection issues and be able to expand their knowledge independently.

[updated 28.09.2020]
Module content:
This module provides knowledge from the following areas:
- General connections and effects of soil pollution/definitions/soil science
- Legal basis/Federal Soil Protection Act
- Regional survey and initial evaluation of suspected areas/information management
- Site-specific preliminary investigations (historical exploration, data on natural regions)
- Digestion method/scope of analysis/relevant parameters/preparing samples
- Risk assessment using relevant reference value lists (including BBodSchV - Federal Soil Protection and Contaminated Sites Ordinance)
- Remediation planning
- Procedures for securing hazardous wastes (horizontal/vertical systems, immobilization, excavation/relocation)
- Remediation methods (reactive walls, soil vapour extraction, hydraulic measures, washing methods, thermal treatment, biological treatment)

[updated 05.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
Fischer: Köchling, Praxisratgeber Altlastensanierung
Franzius: Sanierung kontaminierter Standorte und Bodenschutz
Lehr- und Handbuch der Abwassertechnik: Biologische und weitergehende Abwasserreinigung

[updated 05.02.2020]
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