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General information:
Name:
Materials from renewable sources
Course of study:
2017/2018
Code:
CIM-2-106-FM-s
Faculty of:
Materials Science and Ceramics
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Functional Materials
Field of study:
Materials Science
Semester:
1
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
prof. dr hab. inż. Pamuła Elżbieta (epamula@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
prof. dr hab. inż. Pamuła Elżbieta (epamula@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 is aware of the role of materials from renewable sources, its recycling and waste management in the context of sustainable development IM2A_K06, IM2A_K05 Activity during classes
Skills
M_U001 is able to characterize main types of bioreactors and materials used for their manufacturing IM2A_U11, IM2A_U16 Activity during classes
M_U002 is able to characterize unit operations in biotechnology and manufacturing technologies of materials from renewable sources IM2A_U11, IM2A_U16 Activity during classes
Knowledge
M_W001 has fundamental knowledge on biochemistry and biology essential for understanding basic bioprocesses, including those used in production of different materials IM2A_W15, IM2A_W04 Test
M_W002 has knowledge on production of novel materials from renewable sources and their applications in science and industry IM2A_W07, IM2A_W15, IM2A_W06, IM2A_W04 Test
M_W003 knows methods of materials production based on bioprocesses and mechanisms of materials degradation and biodegradation IM2A_W07, IM2A_W16, IM2A_W06, IM2A_W04 Test
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 is aware of the role of materials from renewable sources, its recycling and waste management in the context of sustainable development - - - - - + - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 is able to characterize main types of bioreactors and materials used for their manufacturing - - - - - + - - - - -
M_U002 is able to characterize unit operations in biotechnology and manufacturing technologies of materials from renewable sources - - - - - + - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 has fundamental knowledge on biochemistry and biology essential for understanding basic bioprocesses, including those used in production of different materials - - - - - + - - - - -
M_W002 has knowledge on production of novel materials from renewable sources and their applications in science and industry - - - - - + - - - - -
M_W003 knows methods of materials production based on bioprocesses and mechanisms of materials degradation and biodegradation - - - - - + - - - - -
Module content
Seminar classes:

1. Introduction: non-renewable fossil raw materials and materials from renewable biobased sources; definitions, carbon footprint
2. Structure and function of microorganisms, plant and animal cells
3. Introduction to molecular biology and biotechnology (DNA, RNA replication, gene expression)
4. Methods for the genetic modification of organisms, genetic engineering, transgenic organisms (GMOs)
5. Basic operations and processes in biotechnology, bioprocess optimization
6. Bioreactors – classification and selection
7. Enzymatic catalysis (biocatalysis)
8. The use of microorganisms in the exploitation of mineral resources – biohydrometallurgy.
9. Biotechnology in environmental protection (waste water treatment, bioremediation of soil)
10. Ecoenergy (biogas, biomass, biofuels)
11. Materials from renewable sources (e.g. polylactide, starch, hyaluronic acid, collagen) synthesis methods, physical and chemical properties, industrial and medical applications, recycling
12. Materials produced in from renewable sources and based on biotechnological processes (e.g. biopolietylen / green polyethylene, green PET)
13. Materials obtained by microbial biosynthesis and from GMO organisms, e.g. bacterial cellulose, poly (3-hydroxybutyrate), gellan gum, hyaluronic acid, collagen
14. Mechanisms of materials degradation (oxydegradation, hydrodegradation) and biodegradation
15. Sustainable materials, green materials, life cycle of materials, recycling

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 77 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in seminar classes 30 h
Preparation for classes 17 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 30 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Final grade is the average of the grades obtained for the tests and activity during classes

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Basic knowledge of physics, chemistry and organic chemistry

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1. Basic Biotechnology, third edition, Colin Ratledge, Bjørn Kristiansen, Editors, PWN, 2011
2.Chemicals and Materials from Renewable Resources, Editor(s): Joseph J. Bozell, Volume 784, 2001 American Chemical Society, Chapter 1, pp 1-9 DOI: 10.1021/bk-2001-0784.ch001
3. Functional Materials from Renewable Sources Editor(s): Falk Liebner, Thomas Rosenau, Volume 1107
Publication Date (Web): August 17, 2012 2012 American Chemical Society, Falk Liebner and Thomas Rosenau pp xi-xiii DOI: 10.1021/bk-2012-1107.pr001
3. Materials provided by the teacher

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

1. Małgorzata Krok, Elżbieta Pamuła, Poly (L-lacticide-co-glycolide) microporous membranes for medical applications produced with the use of polyethylene glycol as a pore former, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 125(2) 2012 spec. iss. Suppl. 2: Biopolymers and renewably sourced polymers s. E187–E199.
2. E. Pamula, E. Filova, L. Bacakova, V. Lisa, D. Adamczyk, Resorbable polymeric scaffolds for bone tissue engineering: The influence of their microstructure on the growth of human osteoblast-like MG 63 cells, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A 89(2), 2009 432–443.
3. E. Pamuła, E. Menaszek, In vitro and in vivo degradation of poly(L-lactide-co-glycolide) films and scaffolds, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 19(5), 2008 2063-70.

Additional information:

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