Course - Industrial Ecology, Project - TEP5100
TEP5100 - Industrial Ecology, Project
Examination arrangement: Work
Grade: Letter grades
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This subject addresses the systems analysis of environmental issues from a technical, economic and societal perspective. It involves use of life-cycle assessment, input-output analysis, systems engineering, material flow analysis, cost-benefit analysis, risk analysis or related techniques. It addresses technical systems, product-service systems, or production-consumption systems such as households or organizations. The project may be conducted in connection with a company or institution, or with ongoing research activity.
The student shall acquire knowledge for:
- How the problem investigated in the project has been investigated by different disciplines in engineering, environmental science, economics and other relevant fields.
- Theory and methods of industrial ecology and environmental systems analysis related to the selected topic.
The student shall build skills to:
- Approach a new topic, including to conduct literature review, identify important issues, relate to different approaches and be able to describe the contribution of work by others.
- Define concrete research questions to be answered.
- Choose, adapt, describe and utilize transparent and reproducible methods to analyze the system and answer research question(s).
- Manage, express and critically evaluate research data and research results.
- Reflect on stakeholder interests and consequences of sustainability measures to address a problem and be able to give recommendations and priorities from research.
- Draw conclusions from own work and identify own contribution to the research front.
- Present and discuss own work and that of peers in the context of industrial ecology and sustainability transition, in writing and in oral form.
The student shall attain general competence to understand research questions and the scientific approach, conduct an independent research project and contribute to sustainability science.
Learning methods and activities
Supervised independent project. Supervision will be provided in English.
Participation in group activity connected with parts of the learning outcome is required.
Recommended previous knowledge
It is recommended to have one year of study background in relevant programs at Master's level, e.g., the MSc in Industrial Ecology programme at NTNU, specialization in Energy Planning and Environmental Analysis of the Master in Energy and Environment Engineering, or equivalent study background.
To be defined together with the teacher, and in line with the nature of the project.
Credits: 15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: AUTUMN 2023
Language of instruction: English, Norwegian
- Industrial Ecology
- Anders Hammer Strømman
- Daniel Beat Mueller
- Edgar Hertwich
- Francesca Verones
- Francesco Cherubini
- Helge Brattebø
- Johan Berg Pettersen
- Juudit Ottelin
- Karl Klingsheim
- Sigrun Jorid Jahren
Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering
Examination arrangement: Work
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