MIME 556 Sustainable Materials Processing (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mining & Materials Engineering : Sustainability, population and environment impact, environmental impact indicators, materials flows, enthalpy flows, the carbon cycle, materials intensity, energy intensity, global warming potential, acidification potential, FACTOR-Two, -Four and -Ten, life-cycle-inventory/assessment, end-of-pipe strategies, supply-chain and flow-sheet redesign, recycling, waste treatment and materials case studies.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Frank A Mucciardi (Fall)

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  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor