TECHNOLOGIES FOR ENVIROMENTAL PROTECTION

ING-IND/27 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff

IGNAZIO BLANCO
Email: iblanco@unict.it
Office: edificio 10/ piano terra - Viale A. Doria 6
Phone: 0957382819
Office Hours: Lunedì 11-13 Giovedì 9-11


Learning Objectives

The course aims to introduce students to the priciples of Green and Sustainable Chemistry, to the knowledge of the main environmental issues related to the Chemical Industry, thus providing the right tools for the evaluation of environmental impact in order to develope a sustainable chemical industry.


Course Structure


The course consists of lectures and practise exercises on technologies, information technology and laboratory, for environmental protection.



Detailed Course Content

Principles of Sustainable and Green Chemistry, Chemistry and Environment, Chemistry and Sustainable Development, LCA: a tool for the right assessments of processes and products, Catalysis and Biocatalysis, Fuel Cells: a tool for clean energy, Biomass and Biorefinery, Biomaterials



Textbook Information

- Lecture notes

- C.J. Gonzalez and D.J.C. Constable, "Green Chemistry and Engineering. A pratical design approach. J Wiley & Sons. Hoboken, N.J. 2011

- G. Vinci, D. Restuccia, F. Pirro, "Industria Chimica e Sviluppo Sostenibile: la Chimica Verde" Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma 2007




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