226.059 Environmental Assessment
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • list the most common methods for environmental assessment
  • select an appropriate assessment method for a certain issue
  • apply assessment methods in practice
  • interpret and communicate obtained results

Subject of course

Subject will be taught in English

  • The need for an evaluation of material flow systems
  • risks and opportunities of evaluation
  • presentation of the most relevant scientific and technical evaluation methods such as Life Cycle Assessment, "geogenic vs antropogenic"-approaches, Total Materials Requirement (TMR), Sustainable Process Index (SPI), Cost-Benefit Analysis, Exergy, Entropy, Risk Analysis
  • analysis of shortcomings
  • working on case studies covering the presented evaluation tools

Teaching methods

  • Lecture with discussions
  • Exercises
  • Question & answer to Exercises

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

 

For further questions concerning the lecture, please contact stefan.spacek@tuwien.ac.at



The presentation of our courses for the summer term 2020 will take place on March 3, 2020 at 09:30, lecture room AD0117, (Entrance Resselgassse 3, via ramp to staircase 5, 1st floor).
Participation is not mandatory.

 


 

Zuordnung im Masterstudium Bauingenieurwesen (Studienkennzahl: 066 505):
Modul 2 der Vertiefungsrichtung Wasser & Ressourcen
Modul 3 der anderen Vertiefungsrichtungen

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue15:00 - 17:0010.03.2020 - 09.06.2020 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Environmental Assessment - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue10.03.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue17.03.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue24.03.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue31.03.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue21.04.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue28.04.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue05.05.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue12.05.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue19.05.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue26.05.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment
Tue09.06.202015:00 - 17:00 Karlsplatz 13, Stiege V, 1. Stock (AD0117)226.059: Environmental Assessment

Examination modalities

  • The grade is composed of the evaluation of the exercises (30 Points) and of the performance at the final exam (50 Points).
    • Exercises: 2 assignments which focus on the application of specific methods to a waste management problem.
    • Written exam (first possibility at the end of the lecture series)
    • Insight into the completed exam is only possible with an appointment (E-Mail).

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue - 10.11.2020HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL written05.10.2020 15:00 - 08.11.2020 23:59TISSEnvironmental Assessment 2020S

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

English