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CHE4152 - Cleaner production technologies

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.063 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: D Brennan


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Waste minimisation in process synthesis; process and utility wastes; reaction systems; influence of basic chemistry and process control, batch and continuous systems, materials handling; waste minimisation in separation systems. Evaluating cleaner production performance at design and operational phases; integrating cleaner production objectives with economic and other criteria. Evaluating products and processing chains; lifecycle analysis, concepts and applications; recycling of products and materials. Case studies in cleaner production drawn from the process industries.


Examination: 50%
Assignments: 50%

Contact hours

2 lectures per week/8 practice classes


CHE3108 and CHE3109