Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Recycling of materials

MSE-463

Lecturer(s) :

Leterrier Yves

Language:

English

Summary

Students understand the issues and key factors of a waste recycling process. They know the sorting and recycling technologies of various materials and are able to compare the environmental impact of recycling with that of using raw material resources.

Content

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Seminars and discussions, visits of companies and recycling sites

Expected student activities

- Participation to the course, seminars and visits

- Group project on a selected topic (recycling of silicon from solar modules, recycling of textiles ...)

Assessment methods

The examination is in the form of a group project, which is evaluated with a "1 slide" oral presentation in english in the class and a written report in english. The final grade is the average of the following 5 grades :

1. Quality of the report (spelling, quality of the figures)

2. Bibliography (relevance of the information; all sources MUST be cited!)

3. Case study (data quality and novelty)

4. Synthesis and conclusions of the project

5. Quality of the 1-slide presentation (clarity, content and timing)

Resources

Notes/Handbook

Copy of the course presentations

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Materials Science and Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Materials Science and Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Environmental Sciences and Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Environmental Sciences and Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Minor in Integrated Design, Architecture and Durability, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Recycling of materials
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14CE1106
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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