Course schedule

Monday, September 6

09:00 – 09:15    Welcome to membrane course

09:15 – 10:15    Fundamentals of membrane processes (L1)

10:15 – 10:45    Fika

10:45 – 11:30    Membrane structures and materials (L2)

11:30 – 12:15    Mass transport in membrane processes (L3)

12:15 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 14:15    Fouling and cleaning (L4)

14:15 – 15:15    Membrane challenges in my world (E1)

15:15 – 15:45    Fika

15:45 - 16:30     Presentations and discussions (E1 cont.)

Tuesday, September 7

09:15 – 10:15    Process design and hybrid processes (L5)

10:15 – 10:45    Fika

10:45 – 12:15    Membrane modules incl. spiral autopsy and pilot hall visit (L6)

12:15 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 14:15    Microfiltration and ultrafiltration (L7)

14:15 – 15:15    How to design a membrane plant (E2)

15:15 – 15:45    Fika

15:45 - 16:30     Calculations and discussions (E2 cont.)

Wednesday, September 8

 09:15 – 10:15   Nanofiltration and reverse osmosis plus forward osmosis (L8)

10:15 – 10:45    Fika

10:45 – 12:15    Gas separation, pervaporation and vapour permeation (L9)

12:15 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 14:15    Electrodialyis (L10)

14:15 – 15:15    Membrane contactor (L11)

15:15 – 15:45    Fika

15:45 - 16:30     Membranes in Chemical Engineering including Biorefineries (12)

Thursday, September 9

09:15 – 16:45    Membrane Lab

Friday, September 10

09:15 – 10:15    Membranes in Biotechnology (L14)

10:15 – 10:45    Fika

10:45 – 12:15    Membranes in Food technology (L15)

12:15 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30 – 14:15    Membranes in water and wastewater treatment (L16)

15:15 – 15:45    Fika

15:45 - 16:30     Concluding remarks

Post-course work

  • Lab-report
  • Company visits (Liqtech, Aquaporin, Cmembrane, Purac, Stora Enso)
  • Group project
  • Examination 
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