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Waste Management and Recycling I

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Waste Management and Recycling I
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: BIBA410
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA410 (P110-0001) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA410 (P110-0001) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 4, mandatory course
BIBA410 (P110-0001) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, mandatory course
UI-I-AK1 Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 6, mandatory course, civil and structural engineering
UI-I-AK1 Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 6, mandatory course, civil and structural engineering, course inactive since 20.09.2023
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBA680 Waste Management and Recycling II
BIBA682 Environmental Remediation
BIBA790 Waste Disposal Technology

[updated 08.01.2014]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur

[updated 11.12.2013]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have a basic understanding of the processes, responsibilities and (legal) framework conditions in the field of waste management, as well as the technical design of waste management facilities. In addition, they will become familiar with the concepts of sustainability and responsibility in connection with environmental protection issues. Students will receive insight into the problem of contaminated sites.

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Module content:
Basics from the following areas will be taught:
 - Definition of terms _ Waste classification
 - Legal framework for waste management
 - Quantities and composition of waste
 - Collection and transport/logistics
 - Waste management approaches in terms of avoidance/recycling
 - Mechanical, biological and thermal waste treatment
 - Basics of landfill technology
 - Waste from the building industry/contaminated sites

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Recommended or required reading:
Bilitewski, Härdtle, Marek: Abfallwirtschaft
Cord-Landwehr: Einführung in die Abfallwirtschaft

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