Suchergebnis: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2016

Umweltnaturwissenschaften Master Information
Ergänzungen
Ergänzung in Nachhaltige Energienutzung
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
701-0967-00LProjektentwicklung im Bereich erneuerbarer Energien Information Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 30
W2 KP2GR. Rechsteiner, A. Appenzeller, A. Wanner
KurzbeschreibungUmsetzung von Projekten im Geschäftsfeld der erneuerbaren Energien, Analyse der gesetzlichen Rahmenbedingungen und der Geschäftsrisiken.
Sie lernen Geschäftsmodelle von Investoren in den Technikfeldern Windenergie, Wasserkraft und Solarenergie kennen.
Gruppenübungen anhand von Beispielen mit konkreten Projekten von erfahrenen Experten.
LernzielÜberblick über die regulativen, rechtlichen und betriebswirtschaftlichen Anforderungen an erneuerbare-Energien-Projekte
Übungen anhand von konkreten Projekt-Beispielen in Gruppen im Feld Windenergie, Photovoltaik und Wasserkraft
Erkennen von Chancen und Risiken erneuerbarer Energien-Projekte
InhaltGeschäftsmodelle unterschiedlicher Investoren
Einführung in Markt-Trends, Projektstrukturierung, technologische Trends
Einführung in das regulatorische Umfeld von erneuerbaren Energien in der Schweiz und im EU-Strombinnenmarkt.
Kriterien für die Wirtschaftlichkeit von Projekten
Konkrete Projektentwicklung: Beispiele aus den Bereichen
Windenergie
Wasserkraft,
Photovoltaik
Due diligence
Country-Assessment
http://www.rechsteiner-basel.ch/index.php?id=27
SkriptUnterrichtsmaterial (PPT) wird abgegeben (auf deutsch)
special frames:
http://www.rechsteiner-basel.ch/index.php?id=27
LiteraturLonglist: http://www.rechsteiner-basel.ch/uploads/media/edoc_literaturliste_1404.pdf
REN21 Renewables GLOBAL STATUS REPORT http://www.ren21.net
Mit einer grünen Anlage schwarze Zahlen schreiben Link
UNEP: Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investments http://fs-unep-centre.org
Renewable Energy World: Market Status http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/magazine/renewable-energy-world
Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger: Wind Technologies Market Report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory https://emp.lbl.gov/publications/2014-wind-technologies-market-report
IEA PVPS: TRENDS 2014 IN PHOTOVOLTAIC APPLICATIONS http://www.iea-pvps.org/index.php?id=92&eID=dam_frontend_push&docID=2795
Bundesamt für Energie: Perspektiven für die Grosswasserkraft in der Schweiz http://www.news.admin.ch/NSBSubscriber/message/attachments/33285.pdf
Windenergie-Report Deutschland Link
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesZum Zweck der Gruppenübungen mit Präsentation wird die Teilnehmerzahl auf 35 Studierende beschränkt. Für die Übungen werden Gruppen gebildet.
701-1346-00LCarbon Mitigation Information W3 KP2GN. Gruber
KurzbeschreibungFuture climate change can only kept within reasonable bounds when CO2 emissions are drastically reduced. In this course, we will discuss a portfolio of options involving the alteration of natural carbon sinks and carbon sequestration. The course includes introductory lectures, presentations from guest speakers from industry and the public sector, and final presentations by the students.
LernzielThe goal of this course is to investigate, as a group, a particular set of carbon mitigation/sequestration options and to evaluate their potential, their cost, and their consequences.
InhaltFrom the large number of carbon sequestration/mitigation options, a few options will be selected and then investigated in detail by the students. The results of this research will then be presented to the other students, the involved faculty, and discussed in detail by the whole group.
SkriptNone
LiteraturWill be identified based on the chosen topic.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesExam: No final exam. Pass/No-Pass is assigned based on the quality of the presentation and ensuing discussion.
051-0551-00LEnergie- und Klimasysteme I Information W2 KP2GA. Schlüter
KurzbeschreibungEs werden für Architekten relevante Konzepte und physikalische Grundlagen technischer Systeme für die effiziente und nachhaltige Klimatisierung und Versorgung von Gebäuden vermittelt. Interaktionen mit dem architektonischen Entwurf und mit der Konstruktion werden aufgezeigt. Anhand von Berechnungen lernen Studierende relevante Grössen zu ermitteln und Lösungen zu quantifizieren.
LernzielDas Ziel der Vorlesung ist die Kenntnis der physikalischen Grundlagen und technischer Komponenten relevanter Systeme für die effiziente und nachhaltigen Klimatisierung und Versorgung von Gebäuden und deren Wechselwirkung mit dem architektonischen Entwerfen und Konstruieren. Durch das Erlernen überschlägiger Berechnungsmethoden wird die Ermittlung relevanter Grössen und die Identifikation wichtiger Parameter möglich. Auf diese Weise können passende Ansätze für den eigenen Entwurf ausgewählt, qualitativ und quantitativ bewertet und synergetisch eingesetzt werden.
Inhalt1. Einführung: Bedeutung und Geschichte
2. Heizen und Kühlen
3. Aktive und Passive Lüftung
4. Strom im Gebäude
SkriptDie Folien der Vorlesung dienen als Skript und sind als download erhältlich.
LiteraturEine Liste weiterführender Literatur ist am Lehrstuhl erhältlich.
227-0731-00LPower Market I - Portfolio and Risk Management Information W6 KP4GD. Reichelt, G. A. Koeppel
KurzbeschreibungPortfolio und Risiko Management für Energieversorgungsunternehmen, Europäischer Strommarkt und -handel, Terminkontrakte, Preisabsicherung, Optionen und Derivate, Kennzahlen für das Risikomanagement, finanztechnische Modellierung von Kraftwerken, grenzüberschreitender Stromhandel, Systemdienstleistungen, Regelenergiemarkt, Bilanzgruppenmodell
LernzielErwerb von umfassenden Kenntnissen über die weltweite Liberalisierung der Strommärkte, den internationalen Stromhandel sowie die Funktion von Strombörsen. Verstehen der Finanzprodukte (Derivate) basierend auf dem Strompreis. Abbilden des Portfolios aus physischer Produktion, Verträgen und Finanzprodukten. Beurteilen von Strategien zur Absicherung des Marktpreisrisikos. Beherrschen der Methoden und Werkzeuge des Risiko Managements.
Inhalt1. Europäischer Strommarkt und –handel
1.1. Einführung Stromhandel
1.2. Entwicklung des Marktes
1.3. Energiewirtschaft
1.4. Spothandel und OTC-Handel
1.5. Strombörse EEX

2. Marktmodell
2.1. Marktplatz und Organisation
2.2. Bilanzgruppenmodell / Ausgleichsenergie
2.3. Systemdienstleistungen
2.4. Regelenergiemarkt
2.5. Grenzüberschreitender Handel
2.6. Kapazitätsauktionen

3. Portfolio und Risiko Management
3.1. Portfoliomanagement 1 (Einführung)
3.2. Terminkontrakte (EEX Futures)
3.3. Risk Management 1 (m2m, VaR, hpfc, Volatilität, cVaR)
3.4. Risk Management 2 (PaR)
3.5. Vertragsbewertung (HPFC)
3.6. Portfoliomanagement 2
3.7. Risk Management 3 (Energiegeschäft)

4. Energie & Finance I
4.1. Optionen 1 – Grundlagen
4.2. Optionen 2 – Absicherungsstrategien
4.3. Einführung Derivate (Swaps, Cap, Floor, Collar)
4.4. Finanztechnische Modellierung von Kraftwerken
4.5. Wasserkraft und Handel
4.6. Anreizregulierung
SkriptHandouts mit den Folien der Vorlesung
Voraussetzungen / Besonderes1 Exkursion pro Semester, 2 Case Studies, externe Referaten für ausgewählte Themen.
Kurs Moodle: https://moodle-app2.let.ethz.ch/course/view.php?id=2196
227-1631-00LEnergy System Analysis Information W4 KP3GG. Hug, S. Hellweg, F. Noembrini, A. Schlüter
KurzbeschreibungThe course provides an introduction to the methods and tools for analysis of energy consumption, energy production and energy flows. Environmental aspects are included as well as economical considerations. Different sectors of the society are discussed, such as electric power, buildings, and transportation. Models for energy system analysis planning are introduced.
LernzielThe purpose of the course is to give the participants an overview of the methods and tools used for energy systems analysis and how to use these in simple practical examples.
InhaltThe course gives an introduction to methods and tools for analysis of energy consumption, energy production and energy flows. Both larger systems, e.g. countries, and smaller systems, e.g. industries, homes, vehicles, are studied. The tools and methods are applied to various problems during the exercises. Different conventions of energy statistics used are introduced.

The course provides also an introduction to energy systems models for developing scenarios of future energy consumption and production. Bottom-up and Top-Down approaches are addressed and their features and applications discussed.

The course contains the following parts:
Part I: Energy flows and energy statistics
Part II: Environmental impacts
Part III: Electric power systems
Part IV: Energy in buildings
Part V: Energy in transportation
Part VI: Energy systems models
SkriptHandouts
LiteraturK. Blok: Introduction to Energy Analysis, Techne Press, Amsterdam 2006, ISBN 90-8594-016-8
529-0193-00LRenewable Energy Technologies I
Die Lerneinheiten Renewable Energy Technologies I (529-0193-00L, im HS) und Renewable Energy Technologies II (529-0191-01L, im FS) können unabhängig voneinander besucht werden.
W4 KP3GA. Wokaun, A. Steinfeld
KurzbeschreibungScenarios for world energy demand and CO2 emissions, implications for climate. Methods for the assessment of energy chains. Potential and technology of renewable energies: Biomass (heat, electricity, biofuels), solar energy (low temp. heat, solar thermal and photovoltaic electricity, solar chemistry). Wind and ocean energy, heat pumps, geothermal energy, energy from waste. CO2 sequestration.
LernzielScenarios for the development of world primary energy consumption are introduced. Students know the potential and limitations of renewable energies for reducing CO2 emissions, and their contribution towards a future sustainable energy system that respects climate protection goals.
InhaltScenarios for the development of world energy consumption, energy intensity and economic development. Energy conversion chains, primary energy sources and availability of raw materials. Methods for the assessment of energy systems, ecological balances and life cycle analysis of complete energy chains. Biomass: carbon reservoirs and the carbon cycle, energetic utilisation of biomass, agricultural production of energy carriers, biofuels. Solar energy: solar collectors, solar-thermal power stations, solar chemistry, photovoltaics, photochemistry. Wind energy, wind power stations. Ocean energy (tides, waves). Geothermal energy: heat pumps, hot steam and hot water resources, hot dry rock (HDR) technique. Energy recovery from waste. Greenhouse gas mitigation, CO2 sequestration, chemical bonding of CO2. Consequences of human energy use for ecological systems, atmosphere and climate.
SkriptLecture notes will be distributed electronically during the course.
Literatur- Kaltschmitt, M., Wiese, A., Streicher, W.: Erneuerbare Energien (Springer, 2003)

- Tester, J.W., Drake, E.M., Golay, M.W., Driscoll, M.J., Peters, W.A.: Sustainable Energy - Choosing Among Options (MIT Press, 2005)

- G. Boyle, Renewable Energy: Power for a sustainable futureOxford University Press, 3rd ed., 2012, ISBN: 978-0-19-954533-9

-V. Quaschning, Renewable Energy and Climate ChangeWiley- IEEE, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-470-74707-0, 9781119994381 (online)
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesFundamentals of chemistry, physics and thermodynamics are a prerequisite for this course.

Topics are available to carry out a Project Work (Semesterarbeit) on the contents of this course.
Ergänzung in Globaler Wandel und Nachhaltigkeit
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
701-0015-00LSeminar on Transdisciplinary Research for Sustainable DevelopmentW2 KP2SC. E. Pohl, M. Stauffacher
KurzbeschreibungThe seminar is designed for students and researchers (MA, PhD, PostDoc) who use inter- and transdisciplinary elements in their projects. It addresses the challenges of this research: How to integrate disciplines? How (and in what role) to include societal actors? How to bring results to fruition? We discuss these questions based on case studies and theories and on the participant's projects.
LernzielThe participants understand the specific challenges of inter- and transdisciplinary research in general and in the context of sustainable development in particular. They know methods and concepts to address these challenges and apply them to their research projects.
InhaltThe seminar covers the following topics:
(1) Theories and concepts of inter- and transdisciplinary research
(2) The specific challenges of inter- and transdisciplinary research
(3) Involving stakeholders
(4) Collaborating disciplines
(5) Exploration of tools and methods
(6) Analysing participants' projects to improve inter- and transdisciplinary elements
LiteraturLiterature will be made available to the participants
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThe seminar is specifically suitable for PhD or PostDoc researchers. It is open to master students (minor "global change and sustainability") and further interested people, who preferably are preparing, or working on, a project/thesis.
701-1551-00LSustainability AssessmentW3 KP2GP. Krütli, C. E. Pohl
KurzbeschreibungThe course deals with the concepts and methodologies for the analysis and assessment of sustainable development. A special focus is given to the social dimension and to social justice as a guiding principle of sustainability as well as to trade-offs between the three dimensions of sustainability.

The course is seminar-like, interactive.
LernzielAt the end oft he course students should

Know:
- core concepts of sustainable development, and;
- the concept of social justice - normatively and empirically - as a core element of social sustainability;
- important empirical methods for the analysis and assessment of local / regional sustainability issues.

Understand and reflect on:
- the challenges of trade-offs between the different goals of sustainable development;
- and the respective impacts on individual and societal decision-making.
InhaltThe course is structured as follows:
- Overview of rationale, objectives, concepts and origins of sustainable development;
- Importance and application of sustainability in science, politics, society, and economy;
- Sustainable (local / regional) development in different national / international contexts;
- Analysis and evaluation methods of sustainable development with a focus on social justice;
- Trade-offs in selected examples.
SkriptHandouts.
LiteraturSelected scientific articles & book chapters
851-0594-00LInternational Environmental Politics
Besonders geeignet für Studierende D-ITET, D-USYS
W3 KP2VT. Bernauer
KurzbeschreibungThis course focuses on the conditions under which cooperation in international environmental politics emerges and the conditions under which such cooperation and the respective public policies are effective and/or efficient.
LernzielThe objectives of this course are to (1) gain an overview of relevant questions in the area of international environmental politics from a social sciences viewpoint; (2) learn how to identify interesting/innovative questions concerning this policy area and how to answer them in a methodologically sophisticated way; (3) gain an overview of important global and regional environmental problems.
InhaltThis course deals with how and why international cooperation in environmental politics emerges, and under what circumstances such cooperation is effective and efficient. Based on theories of international political economy and theories of government regulation various examples of international environmental politics are discussed: the management of international water resources, the problem of unsafe nuclear power plants in eastern Europe, political responses to global warming, the protection of the stratospheric ozone layer, the reduction of long-range transboundary air pollution in Europe, the prevention of pollution of the oceans, etc.

The course is open to all ETH students. Participation does not require previous coursework in the social sciences.

After passing an end-of-semester test (requirement: grade 4.0 or higher) students will receive 3 ECTS credit points. The workload is around 90 hours (meetings, reading assignments, preparation of test).

Visiting students (e.g., from the University of Zurich) are subject to the same conditions. Registration of visiting students in the web-based system of ETH is compulsory.
SkriptAssigned reading materials and slides will be available at http://www.ib.ethz.ch/teaching.html (select link 'Registered students, please click here for course materials' at top of that page). Log in with your nethz name and password. Questions concerning access to course materials can be addressed to Mike Hudecheck (Mike Hudecheck <michaehu@student.ethz.ch>). All assigned papers must be read ahead of the respective meeting. Following the course on the basis of on-line slides and papers alone is not sufficient. Physical presence in the classroom is essential. Many books and journals covering international environmental policy issues can be found at the D-GESS library at the IFW building, Haldeneggsteig 4, B-floor, or in the library of D-USYS.
LiteraturAssigned reading materials and slides will be available at http://www.ib.ethz.ch/teaching.html (select link 'Registered students, please click here for course materials' at top of that page). Log in with your nethz name and password. Questions concerning access to course materials can be addressed to Mike Hudecheck (Mike Hudecheck <michaehu@student.ethz.ch>).
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesNone
Ergänzung in Transdisziplinarität für nachhaltige Entwicklung
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
701-1543-00LTransdisciplinary Methods and ApplicationsW3 KP2GP. Krütli, M. Stauffacher
KurzbeschreibungThe course deals with transdisciplinary (td) methods, concepts and their applications in the context of case studies and other problem oriented research projects. Td methods are used in research at the science-society interface and when collaborating across scientific disciplines.
Students learn to apply methods within a functional framework. The format of the course is seminar-like, interactive.
LernzielAt the end of the course students should:

Know:
-Function, purpose and algorithm of a selected number of transdisciplinary methods

Understand:
-Functional application in case studies and other problem oriented projects

Be able to reflect on:
-Potential, limits, and necessity of transdisciplinary methods

Be prepared for:
-Transdisciplinary Case Study 2017
InhaltThe lecture is structured as follows:

- Overview of concepts and methods of inter-/transdisciplinary integration of knowledge, values and interests (approx. 20%)
- Analysis of a selected number of transdisciplinary methods focusing problem framing, problem analysis, and impact (approx. 50%)
- Practical application of the methods in a broader project setting (approx. 30%)
SkriptHandouts are provided by the lecturers
LiteraturSelected scientific articles and book-chapters
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesThis course is recommended and helpful for students participating in the Transdisciplinary Case Study 2017.
701-1551-00LSustainability AssessmentW3 KP2GP. Krütli, C. E. Pohl
KurzbeschreibungThe course deals with the concepts and methodologies for the analysis and assessment of sustainable development. A special focus is given to the social dimension and to social justice as a guiding principle of sustainability as well as to trade-offs between the three dimensions of sustainability.

The course is seminar-like, interactive.
LernzielAt the end oft he course students should

Know:
- core concepts of sustainable development, and;
- the concept of social justice - normatively and empirically - as a core element of social sustainability;
- important empirical methods for the analysis and assessment of local / regional sustainability issues.

Understand and reflect on:
- the challenges of trade-offs between the different goals of sustainable development;
- and the respective impacts on individual and societal decision-making.
InhaltThe course is structured as follows:
- Overview of rationale, objectives, concepts and origins of sustainable development;
- Importance and application of sustainability in science, politics, society, and economy;
- Sustainable (local / regional) development in different national / international contexts;
- Analysis and evaluation methods of sustainable development with a focus on social justice;
- Trade-offs in selected examples.
SkriptHandouts.
LiteraturSelected scientific articles & book chapters
Ergänzung in Ökobilanz
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
101-0577-00LAn Introduction to Sustainable Development in the Built EnvironmentW3 KP2GG. Habert
KurzbeschreibungThis year the UN Conference in Paris will shape future world objectives to tackle climate change.
This course provides an introduction to the notion of sustainable development when applied to our built environment
LernzielAt the end of the semester, the students have an understanding of the term of sustainable development, its history, the current political and scientific discourses and its relevance for our built environment.

In order to address current challenges of climate change mitigation and resource depletion, students will learn a holistic approach of sustainable development. Ecological, economical and social constraints will be presented and students will learn about methods for argumentation and tools for assessment (i.e. life cycle assessment).

For this purpose an overview of sustainable development is presented with an introduction to the history of sustainability and its today definition as well as the role of cities, urbanisation and material resources (i.e. energy, construction material) in social economic and environmetal aspects.

The course aims to promote an integral view and understanding of sustainability and describing different spheres (social/cultural, ecological, economical, and institutional) that influence our built environment.

Students will acquire critical knowledge and understand the role of involved stakeholders, their motivations and constraints, learn how to evaluate challenges, identify deficits and define strategies to promote a more sustainable construction.

After the course students should be able to define the relevance of specific local, regional or territorial aspects to achieve coherent and applicable solutions toward sustainable development.

The course offers an environmental, socio-economic and socio-technical perspective focussing on buildings, cities and their transition to resilience with sustainable development. Students will learn on theory and application of current scientific pathways towards sustainable development.
InhaltThe following topics give an overview of the themes that are to be worked on during the lecture.

- Overview on the history and emergence of sustainable development
- Overview on the current understanding and definition of sustainable development

- Case Study 1: Sustainable construction, the role of construction industry (national/international)
- Case Study 2: Cities, forms of settlements
- Case Study 3: Material resources, scenarios, energy, construction materials, urban metabolism
- Case Study 4: Buildings, heating/cooling, consumers, prosumers and other stakeholder, cooperations

- Method 1: Life cycle assessment (planning, construction, operation/use, deconstruction)
- Method 2: Economics for sustainable construction
- Method 3: Construction, flexibility, modularity

- Synthesis 1: Climate Change mitigation and adaptation in cities
- Synthesis 2: Transition to sustainable development
SkriptAll relevant information will be online available before the lectures. For each lecture slides of the lecture will be provided.
LiteraturA list of the basic literature will be offered on a specific online platform, that could be used by all students attending the lectures.
102-0317-00LAdvanced Environmental Assessments Information
Masterstudierende Umweltingenieurwissenschaften mit Modul Ecological Systems Design dürfen die 102-0317-00 (3KP) nicht belegen, da diese bereits in 102-0307-01 Advanced Environmental, Social and Economic Assessments (5KP) enthalten ist.
W3 KP2GS. Hellweg, R. Frischknecht
KurzbeschreibungThis course deepens students' knowledge of the environmental assessment methodologies and their various applications.
LernzielThis course has the aim of deepening students' knowledge of the environmental assessment methodologies and their various applications. In particular, students completing the course should have the
- Ability to judge the scientific quality and reliability of environmental assessment studies, the appropriateness of inventory data and modelling, and the adequacy of life cycle impact assessment models and factors
- Knowledge about the current state of the scientific discussion and new research developments
- Ability to properly plan, conduct and interpret environmental assessment studies
- Knowledge of how to use LCA as a decision support tool for companies, public authorities, and consumers
Inhalt- Inventory developments, transparency, data quality, data completeness, and data exchange formats
- Allocation (multioutput processes and recycling)
- Hybrid LCA methods.
- Consequential and marginal analysis
- Recent development in impact assessment
- Spatial differentiation in Life Cycle Assessment
- Workplace and indoor exposure in Risk and Life Cycle Assessment
- Uncertainty analysis
- Subjectivity in environmental assessments
- Multicriteria analysis
- Case Studies
SkriptNo script. Lecture slides and literature will be made available on the lecture homepage.
LiteraturLiterature will be made available on the lecture homepage.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesBasic knowledge of environmental assessment tools is a prerequisite for this class. Students that have not done classwork in this topic before are required to read an appropriate textbook before or at the beginning of this course (e.g. Jolliet, O et al. 2016: Environmental Life Cycle Assessment. CRC Press, Boca Raton - London - New York. ISBN 978-1-4398-8766-0 (Chapters 2-5.2)).
102-0317-03LAdvanced Environmental Assessment (Computer Lab I)W1 KP1US. Pfister
KurzbeschreibungDifferent tools and software used for environmental assessments, such as LCA are introduced. The students will have hands-on exercises in the computer rooms and will gain basic knowledge on how to apply the software and other resources in practice
LernzielBecome acquainted with various software programs for environmental assessment including Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Risk Assessment, Probabilistic Modeling, Material Flow Analysis.
102-0317-04LAdvanced Environmental Assessment (Computer Lab II) Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Not for master students in Environmental Engineering choosing module Ecological System Design as already included in Environment and Computer Laboratory I (Year Course): 102-0527-00 and 102-0528-00.
W2 KP2PS. Pfister
KurzbeschreibungTechnical systems are investigated in projects, based on the software and tools introduced in the course 102-0317-03L Advanced Env. Assessment (Computer Lab I). The projects are created around a complete but simplified LCA study, where the students will learn how to answer a given question with target oriented methodologies using various software programs and data sources for env. assessment
LernzielBecome acquainted with utilizing various software programs for environmental assessment to perform a Life Cycle Assessment and learn how to address the challenges when analyzing a complex system with available data and software limitations.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesPrerequisite is enrolment of 102-0317-00 Advanced Environmental Assessments and of 102-0317-03 Advanced Environmental Assessments (Computer Lab I) in parallel or in advance (both courses in HS).
Ergänzung in Analytische Chemie
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
529-0041-00LModerne Massenspektroskopie, gekoppelte Analysenmethoden, ChemometrieW6 KP3GR. Zenobi, M. Badertscher, B. Hattendorf, P. Martinez-Lozano Sinues
KurzbeschreibungModerne Massenspektrometrie, Kopplung von Trenn- mit Identifikationsmethoden, Speziierung, Oberflächenanalytische Methoden, und Chemometrie
LernzielUmfassende Kenntnis der vorgestellten analytischen Methoden und ihre Anwendungen in der Praxis.
InhaltKopplung von Trenn- mit Identifikationsmethoden wie GC-MS, LC-MS, GC-IR, LC-IR, LC-NMR etc.; Wichtigkeit der Speziierung. Moderne Massenspektrometrie: Flugzeit- und Ionen-Cyclotron-Resonanz-Massenspektrometrie, ICP-MS. Weiche Ionisationsmethoden, Desorptions-Methoden, Spray-Methoden. Oberflächenanalytische Methoden (ESCA, Auger, SIMS, Rastermikroskopie-Verfahren). Einsatz der Informatik zur Verarbeitung analytisch-chemischer Daten (Chemometrie).
SkriptEin Skript wird zum Selbstkostenpreis abgegeben.
LiteraturHinweise zur aktuellen Literatur werden in der Vorlesung bezw. im Skript gegeben
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesÜbungen sind in die Vorlesung integriert
Voraussetzung:
529-0051-00 "Analytische Chemie I (3. Semester)"
529-0058-00 "Analytische Chemie II (4. Semester)"
(oder äquivalent)
529-0043-00LAnalytical StrategyW7 KP3GR. Zenobi, M. Badertscher, P. S. Dittrich, D. Günther
KurzbeschreibungSelbständige Erarbeitung von Lösungsvorschlägen für konkrete analytische Fragestellungen.
LernzielFähigkeit zur selbständigen Erarbeitung von Lösungsvorschlägen für konkrete analytische Fragestellungen.
InhaltSelbständiges Erarbeiten von Strategien zum optimalen Einsatz von chemischen, biochemischen und physikalisch-chemischen Methoden der Analytik zur Lösung vorgegebener Probleme. Zusätzlich zu den Dozenten präsentieren Experten aus Industrie und Behörden konkrete analytische Problemstellungen aus ihrem Tätigkeitsbereich.
Grundlagen der Probenahme.
Aufbau und Einsatz mikroanalytischer Systeme.
SkriptKopien der Aufgabenstellungen und Lösungsblätter werden kostenlos abgegeben
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesTeilnahmebedingungen: Besuch der Veranstaltungen
529-0051-00 "Analytische Chemie I (3. Semester)"
529-0058-00 "Analytische Chemie II (4. Semester)"
(oder äquivalent)
Ergänzung in Biogeochemie
NummerTitelTypECTSUmfangDozierende
701-1313-00LIsotopic and Organic Tracers in Biogeochemistry Information W3 KP2GR. Kipfer, S. Ladd
KurzbeschreibungThe course introduces the scientific concepts and typical applications of tracers in biogeochemistry. The course covers stable and radioactive isotopes, geochemical tracers and biomarkers and their application in biogeochemical processes as well as regional and global cycles. The course provides essential theoretical background for the lab course "Isotopic and Organic Tracers Laboratory".
LernzielThe course aims at understanding the fractionation of stable isotopes in biogeochemical processes. Students learn to know the origin and decay modes of relevant radiogenic isotopes. They discover the spectrum of possible geochemical tracers and biomarkers, their potential and limitations and get familiar with important applications
InhaltGeogenic and cosmogenic radionuclides (sources, decay chains);
stable isotopes in biogeochemistry (nataural abundance, fractionation);
geochemical tracers for processes such as erosion, productivity, redox fronts; biomarkers for specific microbial processes.
Skripthandouts will be provided for every chapter
LiteraturA list of relevant books and papers will be provided
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesStudents should have a basic knowledge of biogeochemical processes (BSc course on Biogeochemical processes in aquatic systems or equivalent)
701-1315-00LBiogeochemistry of Trace ElementsW3 KP2GA. Voegelin, M. Etique, L. Winkel
KurzbeschreibungThe course addresses the biogeochemical classification and behavior of trace elements, including key processes driving the cycling of important trace elements in aquatic and terrestrial environments and the coupling of abiotic and biotic transformation processes of trace elements. Examples of the role of trace elements in natural or engineered systems will be presented and discussed in the course.
LernzielThe students are familiar with the chemical characteristics, the environmental behavior and fate, and the biogeochemical reactivity of different groups of trace elements. They are able to apply their knowledge on the interaction of trace elements with geosphere components and on abiotic and biotic transformation processes of trace elements to discuss and evaluate the behavior and impact of trace elements in aquatic and terrestrial systems.
Inhalt(i) Definition, importance and biogeochemical classification of trace elements. (ii) Key biogeochemical processes controlling the cycling of different trace elements (base metals, redox-sensitive and chalcophile elements, volatile trace elements) in natural and engineered environments. (iii) Abiotic and biotic processes that determine the environmental fate and impact of selected trace elements.
SkriptSelected handouts (lecture notes, literature, exercises) will be distributed during the course.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesStudents are expected to be familiar with the basic concepts of aquatic and soil chemistry covered in the respective classes at the bachelor level (soil mineralogy, soil organic matter, acid-base and redox reactions, complexation and sorption reactions, precipitation/dissolution reactions, thermodynamics, kinetics, carbonate buffer system).
This lecture is a prerequisite for attending the laboratory course "Trace elements laboratory".
701-1341-00LWater Resources and Drinking WaterW3 KP2GS. Hug, M. Berg, F. Hammes, U. von Gunten
KurzbeschreibungThe course covers qualitative (chemistry and microbiology) and quantitative aspects of drinking water from the resource to the tap. Natural processes, anthropogenic pollution, legislation of groundwater and surface water and of drinking water as well as water treatment will be discussed for industrialized and developing countries.
LernzielThe goal of this lecture is to give an overview over the whole path of drinking water from the source to the tap and understand the involved physical, chemical and biological processes which determine the drinking water quality.
InhaltThe course covers qualitative (chemistry and microbiology) and quantitative aspects of drinking water from the resource to the tap. The various water resources, particularly groundwater and surface water, are discussed as part of the natural water cycle influenced by anthropogenic activities such as agriculture, industry, urban water systems. Furthermore legislation related to water resources and drinking water will be discussed. The lecture is focused on industrialized countries, but also addresses global water issues and problems in the developing world. Finally unit processes for drinking water treatment (filtration, adsorption, oxidation, disinfection etc.) will be presented and discussed.
SkriptHandouts will be distributed
LiteraturWill be mentioned in handouts
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