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Jožef Stefan
Postgraduate School

Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 1 477 31 00
Fax: +386 1 477 31 10


Course Description

Environmental Protection Engineering


Ecotechnologies, second-level study programme


prof. dr. Peter Glavič


Environmenta protection engineering:
• Environmental contaminants
• Material and energy balances
• Unit operations
• Process systems engineering
Seminar work:
• An example of the process in environmental protection engineering


Understanding environmental protection engineering
Industrial environmental engineering
Pollutants and environmental fate
Energy and air conditioning

Green chemistry
Unit operation for pollution prevention
Evaluating environmental performance
Flow sheet analysis and environmental evaluation
Environmental cost accounting
Life-cycle concept and green engineering
Industrial ecology

Air and noice
Waste waters
Drinking water
Soil protection and sanitation
Waste and recycling
Integrated environmental engineering

Course literature:

D. T. Allen, D. R. Shonnard, Green engineering, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, 2002
U. Förstner, Umweltschutztechnik, Springer, Berlin, 2004.
P. A. Vesilind, S. M. Morgan, Introduction to Environmental Engineering, Thomson, Brooks/Cole, 2004.
T. E. Graedel, B. R. Allenby, Indzstrial Ecology, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle, 2003.
P. L. Bishop, Pollution Prevention, Waveland Press, Long Grove, 2004.
T. E. Graedel, J. A. Howard-Grenville, Greening the Industrial Facility, Springer, New York, 2005.
J. de Swaan Arons, H. van der Kooi, K. Sankaranarayanan, Efficiency and Sustainability in the Energy and Chemical Industries, Marcel Dekker, New York, 2004.
Greener Manufacturing and Operations, J. Sarkis, Ed., Greenleaf Publishing, 2001.

Significant publications and references:

GLAVIČ, Peter, LUKMAN, Rebeka. Review of sustainability terms and their definitions. J. clean. prod.. [Print ed.], Dec. 2007, vol. 15, iss. 18, str. 1875-1885.
KRAJNC, Damjan, MELE, Miro, GLAVIČ, Peter. The benchmarking of beet sugar plant - how to rate the environmental performance of a sugar plant against the sectors best. Int. Sugar J., Oct. 2006, vol. 108, no. 1294, str. 569-575.
GLAVIČ, Peter. Sustainability engineering education. Clean technol. environ. policy (Print), February 2006, vol. 8, no. 1, str. 24-39.
KRAJNC, Damjan, GLAVIČ, Peter. How to compare companies on relevant dimensions of sustainability. Ecological economics. [Print ed.], 2005, vol. 55, iss. 4, str. 551-536.
KRAJNC, Damjan, GLAVIČ, Peter. A model for integrated assessment of sustainable development. Resour. conserv. recycl.. [Print ed.], 2005, vol. 43, iss. 2, str. 189-208.


Active participation during the course, seminar and oral examination (100%)

Students obligations:

Coursework, projects.
Seminar and oral examination.