330.262 Ressource Efficiency
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

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

  • understand the current resource situation (with a focus on metals)
  • recognise the mutual influence of different measures against the threatening scarcity of resources
  • make an active contribution to the circular economy in their later careers.

Subject of course

  • Background (14 critical mineral raw materials report of the European Commission, water, energy, …)
  • Economic, social and political impacts of resource scarcity
  • State-of-the-art of possible solutions:
    - Design for Environment
    - Cleaner Production and industrial symbiosis
    - Alternative use models (product-service-shift)
    - End-of-Life Management (Collection, refurbishment, re-use of product and components, material recycling, energy recovery)
  • Practical case studies from leading companies
  • End of waste – when will waste become a resource?
  • Future trends in research and industry

Teaching methods

All preparatory lecture material (PDFs) will be uploaded to TUWEL before the first webmeeting.

 

Tuesday 02.03.2021:

Webmeeting „Welcome & Introduction“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Welcome and short introductions
  • Questions & Answers

 

Tuesday 09.03.2021:

Individual studying of preparatory material for next webmeeting

 

Tuesday 16.03.2021:

Webmeeting „Background & Motivation“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Short recap of preparatory material
  • Questions & Answers

 

Tuesday 23.03.2021:

Individual studying of preparatory material for next webmeeting

 

Tuesday 13.04.2021:

Webmeeting „Understanding Eco-efficiency (Learning Unit A) “:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Short recap of preparatory material
  • Questions & Answers

 

Tuesday 20.04.2021:

Individual studying of preparatory material for next webmeeting

 

Tuesday 27.04.2021:

Webmeeting „Exploring Eco-efficiency (Learning Unit B) & Implementing Eco-efficiency (Unit C)“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Short recap of preparatory material
  • Questions & Answers

 

Tuesday 04.05.2021:

Individual studying of preparatory material for next webmeeting

 

Tuesday 11.05.2021:

Webmeeting „Environmental Impacts of electronic products“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Short recap of preparatory material
  • Questions & Answers
  • Any questions related to individual project presentations

 

Tuesday 18.05.2021:

Individual preparation of project presentation

 

Tuesday 01.06.2021:

Individual preparation of project presentation

 

Tuesday 08.06.2021:

Webmeeting „Project presentations (group A)“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Project presentations (group A)
  • Discussion

 

Tuesday 15.06.2021:

Videokonferenz „Project presentations (group B)“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Project presentations (group B)
  • Discussion

 

Tuesday 22.06.2021:

Videokonferenz „Project presentations (group C)“:

Meeting-ID

Time: 09.00 – 11.00 Uhr CET

Content:

  • Project presentations (group C)
  • Discussion

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue00:00 - 00:0002.03.2021 TERMINE SIEHE LVA BESCHREIBUNG (LIVE)TERMINE SIEHE LVA BESCHREIBUNG

Examination modalities

Participation and individual presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
27.01.2021 08:00 07.02.2021 23:59 30.06.2021 08:00

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in production, logistics, quality, process and project management

Language

English