226.056 Thermische Abfallverwertung
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 1.0h, 1.5EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

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

  • demonstrate regional metabolisms
  • explicate thermal waste treatment plant
  • verify and optimise environmental impacts of thermal waste treatment plant
  • develop of energy and mass balances for thermal waste treatment plants
  • name and describe the sources and treatments of emissions of  thermal waste treatment plants
  • explain the treatment and final disposal of incineration residues



Subject of course

Goals of thermal waste treatment. Chemical and physical basics of incineration. Energy and material balances. Emissions. Deposition of residuals. Relevance for regional material balances. Environmental considerations regarding incineration plants. Innovative processes.

Teaching methods

  • Lecture with discussions
  • Excursion to a thermal waste treatment plant (please note,  FFP2-masks are obligatory, 3G applies)

If there are health concernse regarding the excursion, please contact Sabine Dworak (sabine.dworak@tuwien.ac.at).

Mode of examination


Additional information

Zuordnung im Masterstudium Bauingenieurwesen (Studienkennzahl: 066 505):
Modul 2 der Vertiefungsrichtung Wasser & Ressourcen
Modul 3 der anderen Vertiefungsrichtungen


The content and objective of this course will be briefly described at the information event on 5. Oct. 2021, 09:00 am (zoom-meeting), participation in this information event is not compulsory.

Meeting-ID: 968 0537 5082
Passwort: MU9nzvm0




Course dates

Thu16:00 - 17:1511.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98163201442 (LIVE)Online-Diskussion
Thu16:00 - 18:0018.11.2021 https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODNlN2QyMTctNTkxOC00MjhjLWE0MzUtY2NmMTdkNjMzNWFm%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%222df2bcec-2017-4339-b493-e3d7b3a460c8%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22cefbc39a-2c1e-47aa-bf94-5a9b2aeed715%22%7d (LIVE)Exkursion Spittelau online
Thu16:00 - 17:1516.12.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98163201442 (LIVE)Online-Diskussion

Examination modalities

Written exam

Participation excursion


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu10:00 - 11:3007.07.2022Hörsaal 15 written13.05.2022 12:00 - 06.07.2022 12:00TISS226.056 Thermische Abfallverwertung 7. Juli 2022

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2021 00:01 16.11.2021 23:59

Registration modalities

Please inscribe to the lecture if you plan to participate in the excursion.

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Exkursion MVA Spittelau, 00:0014.11.2021 23:59
Exkursion MVA Spittelau, 00:0014.11.2021 23:59



No lecture notes are available.