Bioresource Management (GÜ)
Untertitel:This course is part of the module: Bioresources and Biorefineries
DozentIn:PD Dr. Ina Körner, Dipl.-Ing.
Veranstaltungstyp:Übung (Lehre)

In the context of limited fossil resources, climate change mitigation and increasing population growth, Bioresources has a special role. They have to feed the population and in the same time they are important for material production such as pulp and paper or construction materials. Moreover they become more and more important in chemical industry and in energy provision as fossil substitution. Although Bioresources are renewable, they are also considered as limited resources.   The availability of land on our planet is the main limitation factor. The sustainable and reliable supply of non-food biomass feedstock is a critical for successful and long term perspective on production of bioenergy and other bio-based products. As the consequence, the increasing competition and shortages continue to happen at the traditional sectors.  On the other side, huge unused but potentials residue on waste and wastewater sector exist.  Nowadays, a lot of activities to develop better processes, to create new bio-based products in order to become more efficient, the inclusion of secondary and tertiary bio-resources in the valorisation chain are going on.

The lecture deals with the current state-of-the-art of bioresource management. It shows deficits and potentials for improvement especially in the sector of utilization of organic residues for material and energy generation:

Lectures on:

  • Bioresource generation and utilization including lost potentials today
  • Basic biological, mechanical, physico-chemical and logistical processes
  • The conflict of material vs. energy generation from wood / waste wood
  • The basics of pulp & paper production including waste paper recycling
  • The Pros and Cons from biogas and compost production

Special lectures by invited guests from research and practice:

  • Pathways of waste organics on the example of Hamburg`s City Cleaning Company
  • Utilization options of landscaping materials on the example of grass
  • Increase of process efficiency of anaerobic digestions
  • Decision support tools on the example of an municipality in Indonesia

Optional: Technical visits

Ort:nicht angegeben
Semester:WiSe 23/24
Zeiten:Do. 11:30 - 13:00 (wöchentlich) - For topic, location (present, zoom or others) see File "Lecture Plan" in the Folder for "Biorefinery Technology" and follow the announcements.
Erster Termin:Donnerstag, 19.10.2023 11:30 - 13:00
Weitere Informationen:
Heimatinstitut: Institut für Abwasserwirtschaft u. Gewässerschutz (B-2)
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