Course detail

Technology of Environmental Protection

FCH-BCO_TZPAcad. year: 2017/2018

This course is to acquaint students with the basic technological processes that don't extremely pollute the environment, and the technological processes that reduce the content of harmful substances in environmental media.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Obtaining knowledge about the occurrence of contaminants in environmental components and modern methods and technologies focused on environmental protection and basic knowledge in technology of environmental protection and their application in industry branches which pollute atmosphere, hydrosphere, pedosphere and biosphere.

Prerequisites

classified course credit from ecology

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

E-learning: https://www.vutbr.cz/elearning/course/view.php?id=71804 (CS)
STRNADOVÁ N., JANDA V. Technologie vody I. Praha: VŠCHT, 1999. (CS)
ZÁBRANSKÁ J. a kol. Laboratorní metody v technologii vody. Praha: VŠCHT, 2001. (CS)
GUPTA K. S., ROOS J. W., NIYOGI K. Modern hydrology and sustainable water development. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley, 2010. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Graded coure-unit credit will be given on the base of written test.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Block 1:
Basic problems of environmental pollution. Fate of pollutants in the environment. Short-term and long-term sources of pollution. Ways of pollutants distribution. Block 2:
Economic instruments for air protection.
Block 3:
Air protection technology.
Block 4:
Composition and properties of natural waters. Water treatment technologies, protection of surface water and water resources. Wastewater.
Block 5:
Soil protection technology. Short-term and long-term soil contamination.
Block 6:
Waste treatment technologies, waste types (industrial and municipal waste, waste resulting from extraordinary events). Overview of waste disposal technologies. Toxic and radioactive waste treatment.

Aims

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with modern methods and technologies aimed at environmental protection.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Teaching will be checked by seminar work.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BKCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BKCO_CHTOZP , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPCP_CHCHT Bachelor's

    branch BPCO_CHTOZP , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme CKCP_CZV lifelong learning

    branch CKCO_CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer