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Environmental Remediation

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Environmental Remediation
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: DFBCE-608
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: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

[updated 05.02.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBA682 (P110-0007) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.04.2009 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA682 (P110-0007) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, mandatory course
BIBA682 (P110-0007) Civil and structural engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 6, mandatory course
DFBCE-608 (P630-0058) European Civil Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 6, mandatory course
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:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur
Lecturer: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Frank Baur

[updated 09.08.2020]
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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