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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Waste Treatment Technology - AM240004
Title: Waste Treatment Technology
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:5
E-Credits: summer s.:5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kubal Martin prof. Dr. Ing.
Šír Marek Ing. Ph.D.
Incompatibility : M240004
Interchangeability : M240004, N240004
Is incompatible with: M240004
Is interchangeable with: M240004
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Providing skills in the field of waste collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal, with special amphasis on to solid waste - both municipal and industrial. The main aim of the course is to enlighten the state of the art in waste management and treatment technology, organizational and legislative developments and practices of handling solid wastes within the Czech Republic and Europe.
Last update: Kubová Petra (12.04.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to apply technical knowledge learned within the course to numerous professional activities, including mainly construction and operation of waste treatment facilities.

Last update: Kubová Petra (12.04.2018)
Literature -

Williams P.T., Waste Treatment and Disposal, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2005, ISBN: 0-470-84912-6

Sarkar A., Singh R.P., Waste Management : Challenges, Threats and Opportunities, Nova Science Publishers Inc, 2015, ISBN: 1634821505

Wang L.K., Hung Y.T., Lo H.H., Yapijakis C., Waste Treatment in the Process Industries, CRC Press, 2005, ISBN 9780849372339

Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, 2nd Edition; CRC Press; (February 26, 2014); ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9781466585188

Handbook of Solid Waste Management, 2nd Edition; McGraw Hill; (July 13, 2002); ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0071356231

Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition; Elsevier; (December 10, 2020); ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9780128217986

Plastics in the Circular Economy, 1st Edition; De Gruyter; (March 22, 2021); ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9783110666755

E-waste Recycling and Management: Present Scenarios and Environmental Issues, 1st Edition; Springer; (June 14, 2019); ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9783030141837

Electronic Waste: Recycling and Reprocessing for a Sustainable Future, 1st Edition; Wiley; (March 21, 2022); ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9783527344901

Biotechnology for Zero Waste: Emerging Waste Management Techniques, 1st Edition; Wiley-VCH; (January 18, 2022); ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 9783527348985

Last update: Šír Marek (05.02.2023)
Learning resources -

Last update: Šír Marek (10.05.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Waste generation and types of waste

2. Waste landfill

3. Biological treatment of waste

4. Waste management and Landfill gas

5. Physical and chemical treatment of waste

6. Thermal Treatment of Waste

7. Specific handling of waste, e-waste

8. Processing of plastic waste

9. Waste and pollution - environmental issues

10. Identification of waste composition

11. Circular economy and bioeconomy

12. International waste legislation, Product - Waste relationship

13. Case studies - Waste treatment

14. Team project, Assignments

Last update: Šír Marek (05.02.2023)
Registration requirements -

no prerequsities

Last update: Kubová Petra (12.04.2018)
Course completion requirements -

Written test + Team project + Assignments

Last update: Šír Marek (05.02.2023)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2.5 70
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Defense of an individual project 30
Examination test 70