SEE4203 - Advanced Treatment and Management of Solid and Municipal Waste

Offering Academic Unit
School of Energy and Environment
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23, Semester B 2022/23

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with up-to-date knowledge regarding ever-growing and intricate problems of managing and processing the waste due to urban development. It covers issues concerning economic, legislative and regulatory development involved in the management of solid waste and technology including waste collection, transfer, recycling, waste-to-energy, incineration, hazardous waste management and landfill disposal. Students will be able to design an integrated waste management system for source reduction and disposal by combining the available options. Life-cycle assessment (LCA) in making engineering decisions will be discussed.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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