ΤΙΤΛΟΣ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ: ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΓΡΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ Ι

COURSEUNITTITLE:

CONTROL ENGINEERING OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTANTS

 

COURSEUNIT

CODE:

 

TYPE OF

COURSE:

 

Compulsory

LEVEL OF

COURSE:

 

First cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF

STUDY:

5th

 

NUMBER OF ECTS:

6

MODE OF DELIVERY:

PowerPoint presentations of the principles of Control Engineering of Atmospheric Pollutants, gaseous and particulate. Virtual Laboratory demonstration and exercises.   Extra material deposited in the e-class.

CONTACT TIME-

LECTURES:

Six hours per week/ thirteen weeks

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Principles of Pollution Control Engineering of Atmospheric Pollutants. Atmospheric Pollutants, the need for their control. Particulate Pollutants and laws that define their atmospheric behavior. Stoke’s law, aerodynamic particle diameter. Size, distribution and other physical properties of Particulate matter.  Devises that remove PM from gas streams. Gravity settlers, centrifugal separators, electrostatic precipitators, surface filters, depth filters, wet scrubbers. Control of volatile organic compounds, sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, ammonia. The motor vehicle problem

 

LABORATORY WORK

Six exercises for the virtual design and performance of devises discussed in theory.

INSTRUCTOR:

 

Professors S. Rapsomanikis and K. Elmasidis

ASSISTING PERSONELL

The Ph.D. students of both Laboratories

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

  1. Basic principles of Pollution Control Engineering of atmospheric  Pollutants, S. Rapsomanikis and E. Kastrinakis, Tziolas Press (in Greek) 2009.
  2. Additional notes, publications, and example case studies in the e-class

PREREQUISITES:

Calculus, Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry, Atmospheric Physics, Applied Statistics, Atmospheric Pollution.

 

LEARNING

OUTCOMES

ANDCOMPETENCES:

 

  1. Knowledge based
  • Understanding the chemical and physical principles of Atmospheric Pollutant need for control.
  • Control of particulate Pollution based on their size.
  • Design equations for each control device
  • Understanding the use of each device for various industries.
  • Gas stream pre-treatment by coarse device before using device proper.
  • Calibration and efficiency calculations.

 

2. Skills / Competences acquired

  • Students will be able to recognize, evaluate and recommend devices for specific environmental problems.
  • Students will be able to recognize the limitation of each technique.
  • Students will be able to recommend devices for a complete solution to the environmental problem
  • Students will be able to propose use, determine efficiencies and design devices in their future employment.

 

ASSESSMENTMETHODS:

Written examination at the end of the semester but multiple choice examination, before each exercise.

 

LANGUAGE: 

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr