University College Cork

Sustainability in Process Engineering

PE3011

Iowa State Course Substitution

CH E Professional Elective

CH E

Course Info
International Credits:
5.0
Converted Credits:
3.0
Semester:
spring
Country:
Ireland
Language:
English
Course Description:
Sustainability and sustainable development; frameworks, concepts, constructs, models and values. Concepts of progress, resilience, redundancy, growth and consumption (versus biophysical limits), system complexity (versus separation and reduction), non-equilibrium thermodynamics and process change and as they relate to engineering practice and values, historical context and drivers for change and transformation. Technological innovations in process engineering. Environmental management systems, energy management, life cycle assessment, carbon management. Cleaner technology as applied to product development and energy supply.

Review

Evaluation Date:
September 16, 2015
Evaluated:
Monica Lamm
Comments:
Use as CH E elective or Professional elective