Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
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.
|Unit name||Separation Principles and Processes|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain the chemical and physical principles and processes relating to the separation industries
- Apply chemistry knowledge, relevant to industry, in a practical setting
- Analyse and evaluate separation principles and processes such as adsorption, distillation, filtration and extraction
- Evaluate industry challenges and opportunities to propose improvements and innovations
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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ZAS233 Applied Chemistry
AT1: Separation in the Laboratory (30%)
AT2: Separation Process Investigation and Explanation (30%)
AT3: Separation Industry Problem (Wicked Problem) (40%)
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