Air Pollution Control Engineering

Course Information
TitleΔιαχείριση Αερίων Αποβλήτων / Air Pollution Control Engineering
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20000714

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
  • Spanish (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to analyse atmospheric pollution problems related to industrial processes, to understand how the latter are connected and contribute to climate change, to propose related solutions and to design and estimate the dimensions of installations and technologies for industrial gas cleaning.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The problem of air pollution. History of air pollution. Scales of atmo-spheric pollution. Global changes. Air pollutants. Photochemical pollution. Effects of air pollution on human health. Green house effect. Stratospheric ozon depletion. Air pollution measurements. Alert, warning and emergency pollutant levels. Atmospheric stability. Inversions. Air pollutant concentration models. Design of suspending particle collectors (Gravity settlers, aerocyclon separators, electrotatic precipitators, bag-filters, depth filters). Control of sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds. Catalytic converters.
Atmospheric pollution, gas cleaning technologies, climate change
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Lectures with powerpoint presentations Digital training material Email communication with the Professors
Course Organization
Laboratory Work3
Written assigments10
Student Assessment
On the basis of final report and the completion of a study project during the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βασικές αρχές αντιρρυπαντικής τεχνολογίας ατμοσφαιρικών ρύπων, Καστρινάκης Ε.Γ., Ραψομανίκης Σ.Χ. 2009 Εκδ. Τζιόλα
Additional bibliography for study
Fundamentals of Air Quality Engineering, Flagan R.C. and Seinfeld J.H. 1988 Prentice Hall Fundamentals of Air Pollution 4th ed., Vallero D.A. 2008 Elsevier
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