Material on Moodle
Laxen, T. & Tikka, P. 2008. Soap and Tall oil. In Fardim, P. (ed.) Chemical Pulping Part 2, Recovery of Chemicals and Energy. Paper Making Science and Technology. Helsinki: Fapet Oy 360-380.
KnowPap AEL / Proledge Oy.
KnowPulp AEL / Proledge Oy.
Distant lectures, classroom lectures, homework assignments, group work, discussions, visiting lecturers, laboratory work and an exam.
Grading is based on completing group work (20 p), laboratory work (10 p) and exam (40 p).
Home assignments earn max + 5 points.
Exam is a compulsory part of the course (40 points).
Group work (compulsory part of the course): Different pulping methods (max 20 points)
Maximum points of the course is 60 points (exam, group work, lab work + potential extra points from homeworks).
Activity during the course increases the grade in borderline cases.
30.08.2021 - 19.12.2021
10.06.2021 - 10.09.2021
Cross-study in the Tampere Universities Community, Degree Programme in Bioproduct and Process Engineering, students who began in 2014-2018
TAMK Main Campus
Exam day is set during the course together with the students.
International study group.
50 hours contact lessons (including possible excursion/laboratory work and exam)
Self-studying time 85 hours
Following topics are covered, detailed agenda will clarify during the course depending on the timetables of visitors:
Raw materials of pulping
Chemical pulping (sulfate pulp)
Chemi-mechanical pulping (CTMP, BCTMP, CMP)
Recycled pulp processing
Unit operations in pulping
Quality and process control
Pulp properties & analytics
Environmental & economical implications
Future outlook of pulping
The student fails the exam (at least 50 % of the maximum points to pass the course) and/or does not do required assignments.
Exam, group work and laboratory report are completed with minimum requirements = grade 1. Can recognize and define field-related phenomena and basic concepts.
Student manages the assigned tasks under supervision.
Can work in a group and do his/her part in an acceptable manner.
Exam, home assignments, group work and laboratory report are completed well.
Student manages the assigned tasks independently and is committed to group work. The student demonstrates good knowledge in the exam.
Acts responsibly in the group work and lab work.
Can give and receive feedback actively and constructively.
Can cooperate responsibly in group assignments and is ready to develop his/her interaction skills. Recognizes and follows the important courses of action in the field.
Takes responsibility and commits to the group activities in addition to his/her own work.
Student demonstrates excellent knowledge in the exam.
Student can combine information from different sources and make excellent conclusions of various topics in the written documents (group work, exam answers, lab report, voluntary home assignments). Understands extensive entities and relations between them.
The student has spent also a lot of their own time in searching for information. The student is very active during the lectures and the assignments are very well prepared and demonstrate his/her own own thinking and capabilities on drawing conclusions. Takes active and constructive role in the group work.
Student can cooperate productively in the group work and do his/her part in a responsible manner as well as drives the group to successful result. Student works responsibly and in a committed manner considering the community and deadlines. Student utilizes the possibility to learn during the visitor lectures/laboratory work and aims to personal development.