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Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

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Lectures 2021/22

Applied Life Sciences

> Chemistry in Packaging Technology ILV
Industrial Packaging Technology more

Chemistry in Packaging Technology ILV

Lector: Dr. Christian Kirchnawy, Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

3SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

General and inorganic chemistry:
- Atomic structure and atomic models
- Periodic table of the elements
- Chemical bonds
- Stoichiometry
- Acid-base concept
- Conservation laws and consequences
- States of matter
- Chemical equilibrium
- Types of bonds
Organic chemistry:
- Properties of org. compounds
- Functional groups (alcohols, phenols, ethers, sulphur compounds, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines, epoxides);
- Nomenclature of alkanes
- Polymers: basics
Biochemistry/natural product chemistry:
- Amino acids, peptides and proteins: structure, composition and properties, denaturation
- Carbohydrates & sugars: structure, composition and properties, starch and cellulose
- Fats & oils: structure, composition and properties

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Exercises, intermediate exams, written final exam

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures, exercises and repetitions during the classroom sessions, exercises and e-learning units including book chapters and teaching videos.

Language

German

> Microbiology Laboratory Exercises UE
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Microbiology Laboratory Exercises UE

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Lukas Prielinger, BSc, Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

1SWS
2ECTS

Lecture contents

- Basics of microbiological work (hygiene measures, sterile work, safety)
- Cultivation and inoculation of microorganisms
- Microscopy and staining techniques
- Microbial counts and hygiene monitoring tests
- Hygiene testing of food packaging

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
The performance assessment consists of an online course (blended learning microbiology), the assessment of the practical work in the laboratory and the laboratory protocol.

Teaching methods

This course is conducted as a practical exercise. The students work independently on given tasks.
The course is accompanied by a teaching event on Moodle, where scripts, videos and other information material are available.

Language

German

> Chemistry in resource management ILV
Sustainable Resource Management more

Chemistry in resource management ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing.in Dr. techn. Elisabeth Pinter, Dipl.-Ing. Lukas Prielinger, BSc, Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

General and inorganic chemistry:
- Atomic structure and atomic models
- Periodic table of the elements
- Chemical bonds
- Acid-base concept
- Conservation laws and consequences
- States of matter
- Chemical equilibrium
Organic chemistry:
- Bonding types
- Classes of substances (ges. and unges. hydrocarbons, arom. compounds, halogen alkanes, alcohols, phenols, ethers, sulphur compounds, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, carbonic acid and derivatives, amines);
- Acid/base strength of organic compounds
- Reaction mechanisms
Environmental chemistry:
- Environmental pollutants
- Environmental analysis
- Selected case studies
Chemical exercises
- Safety in the chemical laboratory
- Record keeping
- Handling of basic laboratory equipment
- Semiquantitative analysis of inorganic anions and cations using colourimetric rapid tests
- Quantitative analysis by volumetric methods (acid base titration, redox titration, complexometry)
- pH value and pH determination methods

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Active participation, individual and/or group tasks, exam

Teaching methods

Blended learning consisting of lectures, practical exercises, online quizzes, self-study and e-learning units.

Language

German

> Environmental Biology and Hygiene ILV
Sustainable Resource Management more

Environmental Biology and Hygiene ILV

Lector: Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc, Lola-Charlotte Wenger, MSc

2SWS
4ECTS

Lecture contents

Ecological basics
- Environmental conditions and resources
- Habitats
- Populations and communities
- Biodiversity
Microbiology and hygiene
- Properties and distinctions of prokaryotes and eukaryotes
- Cell shapes, cell assemblies and microscopy
- Energy production and metabolism
- Basics of hygiene
- Sterile work
- Food pathogens
Ecotoxicity
- Toxicity
- Selected contaminants and their effects
Microbiological laboratory exercises
- Introduction to sterile work
- Isolation and cultivation of microorganisms
- Microscopy and staining methods
- Determination of bacterial counts

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
- Intermediate exam and final exam (written or online)
- Seminar paper(s)
- Writing a laboratory protocol

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by lecturers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units

Language

German

> Industry specialisation 1 ILV
Sustainable Resource Management more

Industry specialisation 1 ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DIin DIin Dr.in Victoria Krauter, Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Economic and legal framework conditions
- Technologies
- Value chain
- Case Studies Resource Management
For the following sectors:
- Food manufacturers
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Chemical industry,
- Packaging industry
Excursions to selected companies

Assessment methods

Module exam

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by teachers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units

Language

German

> Industry specialisation 2 ILV
Sustainable Resource Management more

Industry specialisation 2 ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DIin DIin Dr.in Victoria Krauter, Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

2.5SWS
5ECTS

Lecture contents

- Economic and legal framework conditions
- Technologies
- Value chain
- Case Studies Resource Management
- Entrepreneurship and Management
For the following industries:
- Metal industry
- Vehicle manufacturers
- Electrical and electronics industry
- Construction
- Wood processors
Excursions to selected companies

Assessment methods

Module exam

Teaching methods

Blended learning, consisting of lectures by teachers, practical exercises, presentations by students and e-learning units

Language

German

> Scientific Working ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Scientific Working ILV

Lector: FH-Prof.in DI.in Dr.in Silvia Apprich, FH-Prof.in DIin DIin Dr.in Victoria Krauter

1.5SWS
3ECTS

Lecture contents

- Literature survey databases
- How to prepare a scientific text
- Citation of scienitific literature
- Avoiding plagiarism
- Presentation techniques
- Basics in design of experiment (DoE)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment (including assessment methods such as preliminary test, intermediate test, homework, students´ collaboration, and final exam)

Teaching methods

Blended learning (including learning methods such as frontal teaching, distance learning, exercises, work tasks, students´ presentations, etc.)

Language

English

> Packaging Testing Systems and Technology ILV
Packaging Technology and Sustainability more

Packaging Testing Systems and Technology ILV

Lector: Luis Castillon Gandara, MSc, Dr.techn. Bernhard Rainer, MSc

3SWS
6ECTS

Lecture contents

- Conventional and novel testing systems and technology,
- chemical, physical and microbial tests,
- non-destructive testing systems and technology,
- specific material testing procedures for packaging made of paper, board or plastic
- test programs and parameters,
- interpretation of test results

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Continuous assessment
• Online test
• Homework – preparation for the laboratory course
• Laboratory protocol

Teaching methods

Blended learning
- frontal teaching and presentations
- distance learning and online courses & tests
- laboratory exercise
- writing of a laboratory protocol

Language

English

Publications

The publications of Bernhard Rainer written at FH Campus Wien can be found in our publication database, others in the personal web space.