226.055 Abfallwirtschaft und Entsorgungstechnik
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VU, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to..

  • analyze the legal situation of waste management systems
  • design waste sampling campaigns based on statistics
  • establish waste management concepts for industries
  • analyze and evaluate waste management processes and systems

Subject of course

Historical view on waste management and current situation: European and national laws and standards; waste types, amounts and properties; characterisation methods for waste (incl. sampling and sampling theory); important recycling and disposal technologies (thermal treatment, mechanical and biological treatment,  recycling, and landfilling). In addition to technical aspects of waste management also economic and ecological  aspects are presented and discussed.

Teaching methods

- Calculation of exercises

- Discussion of case studies


Mode of examination


Additional information

 ATTENTION: The lecture starts at 12:30 pm

The presentation of the content and goals of our Master's courses for the summer semester 2023 will take place on March 7th, 2023 from 9-9:30 a.m. in the seminar room AD 03 - 1 (Karlsplatz 13, 3rd floor, staircase 5).

Additional information

If, due to the requirements of the federal government or the TU Wien, it is not possible to hold the course and the examination or parts of the course in attendance, the format will be switched to online. . When switching to the online format, the following methods and modes apply:
Method when switching to online format:
Recordings in TUWEL, zoom meetings
Exam mode when switching to online format:
Written, under supervision (Zoom Meeting)
Assessment scheme for the online exam:
See “exam modalities”; no change by switching to online format
Required technical equipment for participation in the course and examination:
Device with internet access (notebook, PC, tablet, smartphone)
Certificate of achievement:
See “exam modalities”; no change by switching to online format



Course dates

Thu12:00 - 14:0002.03.2023 - 15.06.2023Sem.R. DA grün 03 A VU Abfallwirtschaft und Entsorgungstechnik
Abfallwirtschaft und Entsorgungstechnik - Single appointments
Thu02.03.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Einführung und rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen
Thu09.03.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Abfälle
Thu16.03.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Abfallprobenahme und Analytik, Ausgabe Übung 1
Thu23.03.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Behandlung- und Entsorgungsprozesse I
Thu30.03.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Sammlung, Transport, Logistik I
Thu20.04.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Sammlung, Transport, Logistik II, Ausgabe Übung 2
Thu27.04.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Kosten und Erlöse in der Abfallwirtschaft
Thu04.05.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Behandlung- und Entsorgungsprozesse III, Ausgabe Übung 3
Thu25.05.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Behandlung- und Entsorgungsprozesse II, Ausgabe Übung 4
Thu01.06.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Behandlung- und Entsorgungsprozesse IV, Abgabetermin aller Übungen
Thu15.06.202312:00 - 14:00Sem.R. DA grün 03 A Abfallwirtschaftskonzepte und Abfallvermeidung

Examination modalities

For a positive grading, both, the exercises (usually 4 different exercises) as well as the written exam, need to be passed. For the grading, the results of the exercises and the final exams are weighted in a ratio of 40:60.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu12:00 - 14:0027.06.2024Seminarraum AC 02 - 1 - UIW written20.05.2024 08:00 - 25.06.2024 23:59TISS1. Prüfungstermin
Thu12:00 - 14:0011.07.2024Seminarraum AC 02 - 1 - UIW written03.06.2024 08:00 - 09.07.2024 23:59TISS2. Prüfungstermin

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
26.02.2023 00:00 25.06.2023 23:59 25.06.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 434 Materials Sciences Not specified
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Mandatory elective
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory elective


The presentation slides will be made available at TUWEL