WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT IN FOOD INDUSTRIES

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΝΕΡΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ ΒΙΟΜΗΧΑΝΙΩΝ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ / WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT IN FOOD INDUSTRIES
CodeΝ328Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001921

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 126
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
600120687
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Ν001Υ GENERAL AND INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • Ν004Υ ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
  • Ν014Υ ECOLOGY
  • Ν017Υ SOIL SCIENCE
General Prerequisites
Students should be familiar with the use of computers.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Βe familiar with the scientific terms related to food industries and the relevant environmental pollution 2. Understand the wastes and pollutants, produced by food industries. 3. Know the necessity of the apropriate water management and the treatment and disposal of solid wastes and waste water produced by various food industries, in order to have safe food in a better environment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Management of Water and Wastes in Agricultural Industries Introduction and historical background of environmental pollution. definitions of relevant terms. Pollution of water, soil and atmosphere. Agriculture and environmental pollution. Food pollution. Waste and pollutants from food industries. Basic principles of waste management. Flowcharts. Waste separation. Mass balances. Rational use of water and recycling. Treatment and disposal of waste water. Limits values related to waste quality parameters. Relevant legislation. Primary treatment of wastewater. Secondary treatment (biological treatment). Wastewater treatment by the method of constructed wetlands. Tertiary treatment of wastewater. Water disinfection methods. Solid waste management. Byproducts utilisation in food industries. Decontamination cost . Waste management in dairy industry and dairy products, in fruit and vegetable processing industries, in olive processing and oil mills, in brewers, wineries and distilleries, in sugar industries, in meat, poultry, fish and mussels processing industries.
Keywords
Food industries, Industrial wastes, Environmental pollution, Water and waste management.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Powerpoint.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures75
Reading Assigment42
Written assigments20
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιομηχανία Τροφίμων και Περιβάλλον. Β.Χ. Γκέκας, Κ. Μπαλτά. Εκδ. Τζιόλα. 2005.
Last Update
23-01-2019