Insegnamento
SUSTAINABLE AND RENEWABLE RESOURCES / RISORSE SOSTENIBILI E RINNOVABILI
IN01122726, A.A. 2016/17

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
IN1825, ordinamento 2010/11, A.A. 2016/17
1146472
Crediti formativi 6.0
Denominazione inglese SUSTAINABLE AND RENEWABLE RESOURCES
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile e Ambientale (ICEA)
Sito E-Learning https://elearning.unipd.it/dicea/course/view.php?idnumber=2016-IN1825-000ZZ-2016-IN01122726-N0
Obbligo di frequenza No
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE
Sede PADOVA

Docenti
Responsabile SIGRID KUSCH

Dettaglio crediti formativi
Tipologia Ambito Disciplinare Settore Scientifico-Disciplinare Crediti
CARATTERIZZANTE Ingegneria per l'ambiente e territorio ICAR/03 6.0

Modalità di erogazione
Periodo di erogazione Secondo semestre
Anno di corso I Anno
Modalità di erogazione frontale

Organizzazione della didattica
Tipo ore Crediti Ore di
Corso
Ore Studio
Individuale
Turni
LEZIONE 6.0 48 102.0 Nessun turno

Calendario
Inizio attività didattiche 27/02/2017
Fine attività didattiche 09/06/2017

Commissioni d'esame
Commissione Dal Al Membri
7 2015 sess. rec. e invern. 01/10/2015 15/03/2017 SALANDIN PAOLO (Presidente)
RAGA ROBERTO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisiti: Basic understanding of environmental issues is requested. Non-engineering students need ability and readiness to study the course topics under a technology-oriented perspective. The course is taught entirely in English.
Conoscenze e abilita' da acquisire: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have acquired an integrated understanding of resources management, including renewable resources, and will have gained the competence to address sustainability of resources utilisation. This includes the basic skills to assess material and energy flows in engineered environments. This further includes the ability to identify and apply suitable strategies, methodologies and technologies.
Modalita' di esame: Examination will be in the form of one written exam at the end of the course.
During the course, students have the opportunity to collect bonus points (not mandatory), as specified in the beginning of the course.
Criteri di valutazione: Knowledge of the specific contents of the course will be assessed in the exam.
Completion of non-mandatory activities (homeworks, student presentation) will be assessed under a bonus scheme, as specified in the beginning of the course.
Contenuti: A) Fundamentals of sustainability (incl. Planetary Boundaries, SDGs; Measuring sustainability)
B) Types of resources, incl. renewable resources; Pools, cycles and sinks of resources; Dynamics in resources consumption (key trends, cycles); Strategies for sustainable use of resources; Decoupling of resources use from prosperity
C) Concept of Industrial Ecology; Industrial metabolism; Material and energy flows
D) Circular economy; Perspectives from industry; Cleaner production
E) The challenge “energy”; Renewable energy
F) The challenge “food”; The resource biomass
G) Resources and urban growth; Innovative concepts
Attivita' di apprendimento previste e metodologie di insegnamento: Frontal teaching (lecture), personal studies;
In addition, students are offered the possibility to complete homeworks (not mandatory) and to give student presentations on selected topics (not mandatory).
Eventuali indicazioni sui materiali di studio: Together with additional information, the presentation slides used during classroom teaching are made available to students.
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