Solid waste processing

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Name

Alexander Feil

Deputy head of department

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+49 241 80 95712

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Contact

Name

Christoph Jansen

Research assistant

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+49 241 80 95704

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Contents of lecture:

  • Basic operations of mechanical processing
  • Comminution methods and machines
  • Classification and sieving machines
  • Dry sorting methods according to density, shape, magnetic and electric susceptibility
  • Optical sorting methods
  • Wet sorting methods according to density
 

Contents of tutorial and lab:

  • Functionality of mechanical processing machines
  • Evaluation of the results of comminution processes
  • Grain-size distribution curves and effect of technical sieving
  • Results of sorting methods in separation
 

Learning objectives:

Introduction to basic operations of mechanical processing as well as characterization of raw materials; proper choice of methods and units for diverse tasks of waste management and recycling.