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Air Pollution Control Engineering

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IYS1401
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: YT 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2019-2020)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2019-2020

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
8I-ET-2N, I-EY-2V, I-YT-2N2019-09-02 – 2019-12-20Riitta NiemeläFinnish2019-08-19 – 2019-09-09

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2021-2022.

Learning Outcomes

The student is familiar with the most common air pollution control technologies and their applications.


Combustion. Emission control and monitoring. Removal of particles, oxides of sulphur and nitrogen from exhaust gases. Reduction of VOC emissions. Dispersion modeling.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material prepared by the teacher or suitable parts of the book: de Nevers, Noel 2000. Air Pollution Control Engineering. 2. p. Singapore. McGraw-Hill

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, excursion and calculation exercises.

Assessment Methods

Exam, assignment and excursion report. Numerical assessment.