TKP4565 - Pulp, Paper and Biorefinery, Specialization Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 100/100 D

Course content

The specialization consists of modules giving a total sum 7.5 stp. Modules are chosen from the following list:
Pulping: Basics, properties and production (3,75 ECTS).
Papermaking: Basics, properties and production (3,75 ECTS).
Chemical engineering, special topics (3,75 ECTS). Biorefining and biomaterials 3,75 ECTS. Special topics from other advanced courses at the Department or other departments/faculties may also be chosen.

Learning outcome

At the end of the course the students should:
- Understand the central unit operations in a biorefinery, a pulp mill or a paper mill.
- Understand the central chemical processes and reactions in a biorefinery, a pulp mill or a paper mill.
- Be able to perform basic calculations over central unit operations.
- Assemble unit operations to a biorefinery, pulp mill or paper mill system for different products, product qualities or product portfolios and, on the basis of product quality demands, give the reasons for the choices of unit operations.
- Assess the suitability of various process configurations.
- Perform simple economic calculations on the economy of using wood and agricultural waste as an industrial raw material.

Learning methods and activities

The modules are given as lectures, seminars, problem sessions, group- or individual studies.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Chemical Engineering (MSCHEMENG)
Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (MIKJ)
Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (MTKJ)

Course materials

Given at course start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TKP4750 7.5 2007-09-01


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Oral examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 100/100 D 2017-12-01 09:00
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.