Courses & Units

Separation Principles and Processes ZAS226

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

Chemical and physical separation principles underpin many industries of the modern world. In this unit you will extend your knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of substances and their interactions. Through laboratory-based and other activities you will investigate separation principles and they apply to processes such as distillation, extraction, adsorption and filtration in a variety of industries. You will consider complex problems as well as the challenges and opportunities relevant to the application of these processes in industry.

In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.

You will be introduced to:

- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.

You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.

Summary

Unit name Separation Principles and Processes
Unit code ZAS226
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Science
Coordinator

Jodie Lee

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain the chemical and physical principles and processes relating to the separation industries
  2. Apply chemistry knowledge, relevant to industry, in a practical setting
  3. Analyse and evaluate separation principles and processes such as adsorption, distillation, filtration and extraction
  4. Evaluate industry challenges and opportunities to propose improvements and innovations

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010599 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,701.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ZAS233 Applied Chemistry

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • Lectures online
  • Tutorials 1-2hrs per week
  • Labs/field trip - 5 days per term
Assessment

AT1: Separation in the Laboratory (30%)

AT2: Separation Process Investigation and Explanation (30%)

AT3: Separation Industry Problem (Wicked Problem) (40%)

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