KF2070 Pulp and Paper Processes, Minor Course 6.0 credits
Massa- och pappersprocesser, mindre kurs
This course is dormant.
Pulp and Paper Processes
The course covers the technologies and processes involved in making paper from wood
Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)D
Subject areaChemistry and Chemical Engineering
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
After completed course the student should be able to:
- Give a description of the equipment and processes used in pulp and paper production and the methods for pulp property evaluation
- Define and assess pulps with respect to the properties of the end-product
- Evaluate the impact of process changes on the economy of the pulp and paper production
- Summarise scientific information obtained both from published literature and from own results and present it orally and in written reports
Course main content
Production of papermaking pulps according to different methods (mechanical and chemical) from different wood materials, including wood properties and wood handling. Evaluation of pulp properties and the effects of process conditions. Chemical recovery systems and equipment.
The flow sheet in papermaking systems, retention chemistry and the processes for stock preparation, forming, pressing, drying, calendaring and coating.
- TEN1 - Examination, 6.0 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
CHE/Fibre and Polymer Technology
Mikael Lindström, firstname.lastname@example.org, 08-790 62 07
Mikael Lindström, email@example.com
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.