226.059 Environmental and Economic Assessment
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.5h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

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

  • list the most common methods for environmental assessment
  • select an appropriate assessment method for a certain issue
  • apply assessment methods in practice
  • interpret and communicate obtained results

Subject of course

Subject will be taught in English

  • The need for an evaluation of material flow systems
  • risks and opportunities of evaluation
  • presentation of the most relevant scientific and technical evaluation methods such as Life Cycle Assessment, "geogenic vs antropogenic"-approaches, Total Materials Requirement (TMR), Sustainable Process Index (SPI), Cost-Benefit Analysis, Exergy, Entropy, Risk Analysis
  • analysis of shortcomings
  • working on case studies covering the presented evaluation tools

Teaching methods

  • Lecture with discussions
  • Exercises
  • Question & answer to Exercises

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

For further questions concerning the lecture, please contact sara.neuburg@tuwien.ac.at

The presentation of the content and goals of our Master's courses for the summer semester 2024 will take place on March 5th, 2024 from 09-9:30 a.m. in the seminar room AC 02 – 1UIW (Karlsplatz 13, 2nd floor, staircase 5).

Participation in this presentation is not mandatory.

 

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

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

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue15:00 - 17:0005.03.2024 - 25.06.2024Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue15:00 - 17:0014.05.2024Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 SEA-Statistical Entropy Analysis, Exercise 2
Environmental and Economic Assessment - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue05.03.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue12.03.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue19.03.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue09.04.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue16.04.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue23.04.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue30.04.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue07.05.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue14.05.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 SEA-Statistical Entropy Analysis, Exercise 2
Tue14.05.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue28.05.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue04.06.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue11.06.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue18.06.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment
Tue25.06.202415:00 - 17:00Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 Environmental and Economic Assessment

Examination modalities

The grade is composed of the evaluation of the exercises (15 Points) and of the performance at the written exam (45 Points)

  • Two assignments with focus on the application of specific methods to a waste management problem
  • Points received from the exercises are only taken into account if the assignments were finished before the written exam
  • Written exam (first possibility at the end of the lecture series)
  • Insight into the completed exam is only possible with an appointment (E-Mail).

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu11:00 - 13:0027.06.2024Seminarraum AD 03 - 1 written02.04.2024 10:00 - 25.06.2024 10:00TISS226.059 Environmental and Economic Assessment Exam
Tue11:00 - 13:0002.07.2024Seminarraum AC 02 - 1 - UIW written18.06.2024 12:00 - 01.07.2024 12:00TISS226.059 Environmental and Economic Assessment Exam
Tue13:00 - 15:0002.07.2024Seminarraum AC 02 - 1 - UIW written18.06.2024 12:00 - 01.07.2024 12:00TISS226.059 Environmental and Economic Assessment Exam
Tue10:00 - 12:0016.07.2024Seminarraum AC 02 - 1 - UIW written03.07.2024 11:00 - 14.07.2024 11:00TISS226.059 Environmental and Economic Assessment Exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
23.01.2024 00:00 26.04.2024 23:59 27.07.2024 23:59

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 505 Civil Engineering Science Not specified
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory

Literature

The presentation slides will be made available at TUWEL

Language

English