Green Engineering in Forest Industries
Semester Course: 2nd
Credits: 2.5 ECTS
Lecturers: Carmen Iglesias Web Site: www.udl.cat
To incorporate environmental objectives and criteria into forest products and their industrial transformation. This course deals about some of the main aspects of forest products industry and their environmental healthy management.
- Programme topics:
1. Main products and processes.
2. Water and energy in forest industries.
3. Discharge of wastes generated in manufacturing and processing through watercourses, air and final disposal.
4. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA). Carbon footprint. Tools.
Course requirements include the presentation of a class summary (20%), a class project (50%)and a final exam (30%).