Physical and Chemical Processes in RecyclingCourse code: 181417 | 6 ECTS credits
Level of Studies:Undergraduate applied studies
Year of Study:2
Goal:The adoption of basic knowledge on the physical and chemical characteristics of recyclable materials, students can independently monitor the engineering, material and energy flows in recycling technologies.
Outcome:Acquisition of engineering knowledge necessary for further training in the recycling field of metals, non-metals, polymers, composites. Introduction to process-technological aspects of obtaining useful components from waste, by- products and secondary raw materials.
Contents of the course
The aim and importance of recycling. Recycling and sustainable development.
Collection, sorting and preparation of waste for processing. Material and energy balance.
Blending and separation. Metallurgical processing.
Recycle batteries and accumulators.
Specific flows of electrical and electronic waste.
Hazardous and radioactive waste.
Recycling of glass, ceramics and construction materials.