Academic Catalog

CHE495 GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL PROCESS ENGINEERING

Course Code: 5630495
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Chemical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. GRKAN KARAKA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5630203 | 5630204
The course set above should be completed before taking CHE495 GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL PROCESS ENGINEERING .

Course Content

Environmental laws, regulations, and issues related with chemical processes. Environmental risks associated with chemicals, production methods and exposures. Green chemistry and chemical processes. Risk assessment, sustainability and life cycle analysis of products and processes. Case studies related with carbon and water footprint of chemical processes.