Faculty of Engineering
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Dr David Kearns(Clayton); Dr Poh Phaik Eong (Malaysia)
This unit will explore cleaner production and sustainability concepts, the principles of process design and development and associated flow sheets, systematic approaches to waste minimisation in process and utility systems, the methodology of life cycle assessment and application of life cycle assessment to processes and products. These themes will be developed in lectures and supported by student project work related to selected industrial processes.
At the end of this unit, students should be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 60%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.
3 hours lectures, 2 hours project work and 7 hours of private study per week
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