Chemical Processes of Energetic or Envi-ronmental Importance

Course Information
TitleΧημικές Διεργασίες Ενεργειακού ή Περιβαλλοντικού Ενδιαφέροντος / Chemical Processes of Energetic or Envi-ronmental Importance
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600015540

Programme of Study: GSP CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING (2020- until now)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ENERGY-ENVIRONMENTCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)217

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
He/She will be able to evaluate the sustainability of a chemical process He/She will be able to calculate the carbon footprint of a chemical process He/She will be able to identify those stages of the process that are most environmentally and energy-burdensome and suggest ways to reduce the footprint
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Application of the basic principles and knowledge of Chemical Engineering in chemical processes of energy and environmental interest with emphasis on reactor systems Process overview will include: - Basic Process Features - Flow Diagrams - Thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical reactions - Reactor design principles (fixed, moving, fluid bed, membrane reactors, gas-solid) Processes under study: - Cleaning flue gases from mobile and stationary sources - CO2 capture from flue gases of energy-intensive industries (cement, power plants) - Production of alternative fuels (H2, CH3OH, synthetic fuels) - Production of environmental fossil fuels Intensification of energy processes - Application of intensification to hydrogen production - Combined reaction and separation of products using solid sorbents
intensification, reactor, carbon footprint, kinetics, thermodynamics, chemical processes, energy, environment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work50.2
Interactive Teaching in Information Center60.2
Written assigments100.3
Student Assessment
Project + presentation 25% Written exams 75%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
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