CME361 Syllabus - Carbon Footprint Estimation And Reduction Techniques - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME361 Syllabus - Carbon Footprint Estimation And Reduction Techniques - 2021 Regulation Anna University

CME361

CARBON FOOTPRINT ESTIMATION AND REDUCTION TECHNIQUES

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1 To introduce climate change and carbon footprint
2 To study the principle of product life cycle and Green House Gas emissions accounting
3 To study the Methodology for Carbon Footprint Calculation
4 To learn emission mitigation and carbon sink
5 To study the case study of carbon footprint.

UNIT I

CLIMATE CHANGE AND CARBON FOOTPRINT

9

Green House Effect and Climate Change - Causes and Impacts of Climate Change – Economic implications of Climate Change -IPCC Reports and Projected Climate Change Scenarios – Green House Gas (GHG) Emission – Carbon footprint of Activities, Processes, Products and Services of Organisations – GHG Emission factors and Calculations

UNIT II

PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE AND GHG EMISSIONS

9

Life‐cycle GHG Accounting - Principles of Product Life Cycle GHG Accounting and Reporting - Fundamentals of Product Life Cycle GHG Accounting - Establishing the Scope of a Product Inventory- GHG Emission Inventories and Accounting - Collecting Data and Assessing Data Quality- Allocation and Assessing Uncertainty


UNIT III

METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CARBON FOOTPRINT

9

Methodology for Carbon Footprint Calculation in Crop and Livestock Production, End of Life Scenarios and Carbon Footprint of Wood Cladding, Carbon Footprints and Greenhouse Gas Emission Savings of Alternative Synthetic Biofuels, Making Food Production GHG Efficient, Carbon Footprint of Wood-Based Products and Buildings, Challenges and Merits of Choosing Alternative Functional Units, modeling aspects of carbon footprint, Quantifying Spatial–Temporal Variability of Carbon Stocks and Fluxes

UNIT IV

EMISSION MITIGATION AND CARBON SINK

9

Setting GHG Reduction Targets and Tracking Inventory Changes – Non-Fossil Fuel based Energy Systems - Carbon Dioxide capture and Storage Technologies –Mitigation potentials of different Sectors and systems – Innovation, Technology Development and Transfer, - Social aspects of mitigation –Polcies, Institutions and international corporations – Carbon Pricing and Finance –GHG Offsetting and Green marketing.

UNIT V

CASE STUDIES

9

Carbon Footprint Estimation from Building Sector - Urban Carbon Footprint Evaluation - Applications of carbon footprint in urban planning – Mechanical Equipment and Electronic Product Carbon Footprint - Carbon Footprint of Aqua and Agriculture products- GHG Emissions from Municipal Wastewater Treatment and Solid waste management

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: At the end of the course the students would be able to
1. Explain the climate change and carbon footprint
2. Discuss the principle of product life cycle and Green House Gas emissions accounting
3. Explain the Methodology for Carbon Footprint Calculation
4. Discuss emission mitigation and carbon sink
5. Explain the case study of carbon footprint.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors, Volume 1, by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014 edition (23 August 2016), ISBN-10 : 9811011737
2. Assessment of Carbon Footprint in Different Industrial Sectors, Volume 2, by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, Springer Nature; 2014th edition (30 April 2014), ISBN-10 : 9814585742

REFERENCES:
1. Subramanian, Senthil Kannan, Muthu (2016), Carbon Foot Print Handbook, CRC Press
2. Subramanian, Senthil Kannan, Muthu (2016), Environmental Carbon Foot Print Industrial case Studies, Butterworth Heinemann Publishers
3. World Resources Institute, Green House Gas Protocol - Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard
4. ISO 14067 -2018, Green House gases and carbon footprint, Requirements and Guidelines for Quantification, International Organisation for Standardisation.
5. IPCC (2022) –Sixth Assessment Reports – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, United Framework convention on Climate Change.

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