Study programme 2020-2021Français
Environmental Concepts, Industrial Processes and Sustainable Development
Programme component of Bachelor's in Engineering à la Faculty of Engineering

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UI-B1-IRCIVI-009-MCompulsory UEDE WEIRELD GuyF506 - Thermodynamique, Physique mathématiques
  • BAELE Jean-Marc

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français241200033.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
I-TRMO-001Environmental Concepts, Industrial Processes and Sustainable Development2412000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Implement an engineering approach dealing with a set problem taking into account technical, economic and environmental constraints
    • Identify and describe the problem to be solved and the functional need (of prospective clients) to be met considering the state of technology
  • Understand the theoretical and methodological fundamentals in science and engineering to solve problems involving these disciplines
    • Identify, describe and explain basic scientific and mathematical principles
    • Identify, describe and explain the basic principles of engineering particularly in their specialising field
  • Collaborate, work in a team
    • Interact effectively with other students to carry out collaborative projects.
  • Communicate in a structured way - both orally and in writing, in French and English - giving clear, accurate, reasoned information
    • Argue to and persuade customers, teachers and a board both orally and in writing
    • Give an effective oral presentation, using presentation materials appropriately
  • Demonstrate thoroughness and independence throughout their studies
    • Identify the different fields and participants in engineering
    • Direct their choice of modules within their degree programme in order to develop a career plan in line with the realities in the field and their profile (aspirations, strengths, weaknesses, etc.)
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness

Learning Outcomes of UE

 Demonstrate expertise and versatility in the sciences and technology;
 Formulate and analyse complex problems;
 Adopt an applied scientific approach;
 Be a responsible person, in step with the stakes of society.

Content of UE

Natural environment (spheres, cycles, mineral and energy resources);
Entropic impact (greenhouse effect, ozone layer, acid rain);
Energy and mineral consumption;
sustainable development;
Systems of conversion, production of energy and their impacts;
Impact of full industrial process : raw material, energy consumption , gases emissions, waste, ...) ;
Wastewater treatment, gases treatments, waste management.

Prior Experience

Basic knowledge in chemistry and in physics

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

A written examination covering all parts of the ex-cathedra course. If the mark is higher or equal than  8/20 : written examination 67 % of the mark  and work and oral presentation  33%. If the mark is lower than 8/20 : written examination 100 % of the mark.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

A written examination covering all parts of the ex-cathedra course; 100 % of the mark,

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
I-TRMO-001Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
I-TRMO-001Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
I-TRMO-001Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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