C6890 Technology and Tools of Environmental Protection I

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc. (lecturer)
Dipl. Ing. Zdeněk Horsák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr Tomáš Chudárek (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc. (deputy)
Ing Petr Šindler (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc. (deputy)
Mgr Petr Špičák (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Jana Klánová, Ph.D.
RECETOX - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc.
Supplier department: RECETOX - Faculty of Science
Mon 17. 9. to Fri 14. 12. Thu 9:00–12:50 D29/252-RCX1
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
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
  • I. The history of the development of technologies to protect the environment (SITA - 2 hours) I.1 - History of Water Management I.1.1 - The history of water management from antiquity to the 19th century I.1.2 - The modern history of water management I.2 - History of waste management I.2.1 - The history of waste management from antiquity to the 19th century I.2.2-modern history of waste management I.3 - History of Air Protection I.4 - History of soil conservation, nature and landscape 2 HOURS II. Tools in promoting the interests of environmental protection (RECETOX / SITA 6 hours) II.1. - Options for promoting the interests of environmental protection and waste control ChIP at the international level, the global goals II.1.1. - Areas of interest and goals for environmental protection II.1.2. - Multinational organization promoting the interests of environmental protection and health programs aimed at promoting policies on the environment II.1.3. - International conventions and treaties (Stockholm Convention, Rotterdam Convention, the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol, selected regional conventions - accident prevention, remote air pollution) II.2. - Tools to ensure the objectives of protecting the environment II.2.1. - Administrative tools (concepts and strategies, legislation, standards) II.2.2. - Economic instruments (fees, support, taxes, fines) II.2.3. - Other instruments (organizational, institutional, information, education and training, volunteering, research and development programs and conventions) II.3. - Legislation EU and the Czech Republic II.3.1. - Focus and structure of legislation in the field of environmental regulation and management of ChIP II: 3.2 - Cornerstones of the constituent legislation in the field of environmental protection II.3.3. - Promotion of best available techniques (BAT, BREF, IPPC) 8 HOURS III. Technology designed to ensure air quality (RECETOX - 8 hours) III.1 - The technology of atmospheric pollutants (table overview) III.2 - Technology designed to ensure clean air III.2.1 - Desulphurization III.2.2 - Denitrification III.2.3 - Separation of solid particles III.2.4 - Fuel treatment III.3 - Modern Trends in ensuring clean air 16 HOURS IV. Water treatment (SITA - 8 hours) IV.1 - Overview of types of natural, municipal and industrial water pollution (table overview) IV.2 - technology for water treatment IV.2.1 - technology for water treatment for drinking purposes IV.2.2 - technology for the treatment of water for technological purposes IV.2.3 - technology for water treatment for special purposes IV.3 - water purification technologies IV.3.1 - Sewage Treatment Plant IV.3.2 - industrial sewage IV.3.3 - Small wastewater treatment IV. 4 - Sludge management, treatment and disposal of sludge IV.5 - Modern trends in water management 24 HOURS EXCURSIONS: - 1 day: Brno - MW Incinerator and water treatment plant
  • Kirk Othmer: Chemical technology and environment, I, II. ISBN 978-0-470-10540-5
  • CHUDÁREK, Tomáš. Odpadové hospodářství v praxi. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. 157 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6601-4. info
  • 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
Assessment methods
Written test
Language of instruction
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 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016.
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