Course detail

Environmental Safety II

FCH-BC_EB2Acad. year: 2021/2022

Characteristics of severe chemical, radiation and biological accidents. Characteristics of serious natural disasters. Prevention of accidents. Definitions and basic characteristics and concepts of individual chemical, biological and radiation technologies. Particular attention will be paid to the basic concepts of radiation technologies and current trends.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Increasing knowledge and competencies of students will be reflected in the following areas:
a) Graduates of the subject will understand mutual relationships in the prevention of serious chemical accidents.
b) Graduates of the subject will understand mutual relationships in the prevention of serious radiation accidents.
c) Graduates of the subject will understand mutual relationships in the prevention of serious biotechnological accidents.
d) Graduates of the subject will understand the mutual relations in the prevention of major traffic accidents.

Prerequisites

Regular completion of the previous specialised courses. Special knowledge of courses in chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, physical chemistry and climatology.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kutílek, M. a spol.:Homo adaptabilis, 2013, ISBN:978-80-7363-563-3 (CS)
Lomborg B. Skeptický ekolog: Jaký je skutečný stav světa?, Praha 2006, ISBN:80-8638-942-4 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The subject is taught in the form of lectures and audiovisual presentations. The e-learning basic system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students. During the semester, students can use the tutorial tutorial as needed.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The study of the subject will be finished the final consultation and the oral examination according to the presented lectures related to the class of study.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Basics principle of chemical technologies.
2. Basics principle of radiation technologies.
3. Basics principle of biotechnology.
4. Causes of technological accidents.
5. Transport of material.
6. Characteristics of natural disasters.
7. Climate phenomena.

Aims

The aim of the subject is to provide students with basic information on the characteristics of chemical, radiation and biotechnological accidents on their prevention and risk assessment. The focus is on the interpretation of organizational and technical measures in the field of chemical, radiation and biotechnological safety. It also includes the assessment of natural disasters applied to our climatic region. Through lectures, students will gain basic knowledge of the prevention of these accidents in all major areas in accordance with valid legislation.

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

Attendance at lectures is not compulsory, but is recommended.
Controls of teaching in combination study perform at laest three compulsory consultations during the term.
Controls of teaching in attendance study realize through discussion forum at lectures, after ending the block of lectures.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BKCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory
  • Programme BPCP_ECHBM Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer