C6890 Technology of Environmental Protection

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2013
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc. (lecturer)
Dipl. Ing. Zdeněk Horsák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Jitka Bečanová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc.
RECETOX - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc.
Supplier department: RECETOX - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Thu 9:00–12:50 D29/252-RCX1
Prerequisites
Evironmental chemistry I-III (recommended)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
- understand the environemntal impact of anthropogennic technologies
- describe the main types of technologies which affect the environment
- understand the main technological principles for the providing of clean air, water tretment and purification, waste disposal
- characterize and discuss the principles of the best available techniques and best environemntal practices and also to the disposal of the persistent substances and waste with their contents
- know the methods applicable for the remediation of contaminated soils and sediments
Syllabus
  • I. History of the environmental protection technologies development technologií na ochranu
  • I.1 – History of water management
  • I.1.1 - History od water management from the antiquity up to 19. century
  • I.1.2 – Modern history of water management
  • I.2 – History of waste management
  • I.2.1 – History of waste management the antiquity up to 19. century
  • I.2.2 - Modern history of waste management
  • I.3 – History of air protection
  • I.4 – History of soil protection, nature and lanscape
  • II. Tools in promoting the interests of environmental protection
  • II.1. – Tools for ensuring the objectives of protecting the environment
  • II.1.1. – Administrative tools (concepts and strategies, legislation, standards)
  • II.1.2. – Economic instruments (fees, support, taxes, fines)
  • II.1.3 - Other tools (organizational, institutional, information, education and training, volunteering, research and development programs and conventions)
  • II.2. - Options promoting the interests of environmental protection and regulation of waste with chemical substances at the international level, the global goals
  • II.2.1. - International organization promoting the interests of environmental protection and health programs aimed at promoting policies in the field of environment and chemical substances
  • II.2.2. – International conventions and agreements on global (Stockholm Convention, Rotterdam Convention, the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol, Minamata Convention) and regional level (accident prevention, transboundary air pollution)
  • II.2.3. – Principle of best available techniques (BAT, BREF, IPPC)and best environmental practice BEP)
  • II.3. – Legislation of the EU and CR
  • II.3.1. – Focus and structure of legislation in the field of environment and control the management of ChS
  • II:3.2. – Cornerstones of the constituent legislation in the field of environmental protection
  • III. Technology designed to ensure clean air
  • III.1 - Main air pollution technologies (table overview)
  • III.2 – Technology designed to ensure clean air
  • III.2.1 – Desuphurication
  • III.2.2 – Denitrification
  • III.2.3 - Separation of solid particles
  • III.2.4 - Fuels treatment
  • III.2.5 – Reducing emissions from chemical and petrochemical processes
  • III.2.5 – REducing emissions from traffic
  • III.3 – Modern trenda in the field of air protection
  • IV. Water treatment
  • IV.1 – Overview of types of natural, municipal and industrial water pollution (table overview)
  • IV.2 – Wter treatment technologies
  • IV.2.1 – Technologies for treatment of water for drinking purposes
  • IV.2.2 – Technologies for treatment of water for technological purposes
  • IV.2.3 – Technologies for treatment of water for special purposes
  • IV.3 – Water purification technologies
  • IV.3.1 – Wastewater treatment plants
  • IV.3.2 – Industrial waters treatment plants
  • IV.3.3 – Small wastewater treatment systems
  • IV. 4 – Sludge management, treatment and disposal of sludge
  • IV.5 – Modern trends in water management
Literature
  • Kirk Othmer: Chemical technology and environment, I, II. ISBN 978-0-470-10540-5
  • KURAŠ, Mečislav, Vojtech DIRNER, Vladimír SLIVKA and Milan BŘEZINA. Odpadové hospodářství. Vyd. 1. Chrudim: Vodní zdroje Ekomonitor, 2008. 143 s. ISBN 9788086832340. info
  • SLIVKA, Vladimír, Vojtech DIRNER and Mečislav KURAŠ. Odpadové hospodářství. praktická příručka. 1. vyd. Ostrava: Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2007. 130 s. ISBN 8024812452. info
  • SLIVKA, Vladimír, Vojtech DIRNER and Mečislav KURAŠ. Odpadové hospodářství. (ukládání odpadů do podzemních prostor) : praktická příručka. 1. vyd. Praha: MŽP ČR, 2007. 179 s. ISBN 9788024816456. info
  • ELLIOTT, David. Energy, society and environment : technology for a sustainable future. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 1997. xxv, 252. ISBN 0415145074. info
  • KURAŠ, Mečislav. Odpady, jejich využití a zneškodňování. Praha: Český ekologický ústav, 1994. 241 s. ISBN 8085087324. info
Teaching methods
Lectures
Assessment methods
Written test
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018.
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