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On completion of this module students should be able to: Explain the waste management hierarchy. Describe the key waste management legislation at national and EU levels. Specify the essential elements to be included in a waste management plan. Calculate land requirements in a nutrient management plan. Outline the main features in the design and operation of a modern landfill. Describe the design principles and operation of composting facilities. Highlight the key features and calculate design parameters and efficiencies of waste-to-energy technologies such as anaerobic digestion, incineration and gasification.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Literature review and report based on a waste to energy process||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Assignment on waste topic.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Group Project: Siting of waste management facility.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback provided post-assessment.
|Dr Rajat Nag||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 13:00 - 13:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Tues 12:00 - 12:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Wed 11:00 - 11:50|