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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Environmental Chemistry - N240009
Title: Environmentální chemie
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2022
Semester: both
Points: 5
E-Credits: 5
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B240003
For type:  
Additional information:
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Březina Milan Ing. CSc.
Jeníček Pavel prof. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : Z240009
Is interchangeable with: AB240003, B240003
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Březina Milan Ing. CSc. (20.08.2013)
The syllabus addresses the essentials of environmental protection measures, focusing on state-of-art technology. It covers air, water and soil cleanliness protection. Various technologies applied for waste gas, waste water and waste treatment are discussed, focussing mainly on prevention of environmental pollution. Students are explained essentials of the applicable legislative framework and its development trends. The syllabus provides students with a basis for further studies and research covering additional specific environmental protection topics.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Březina Milan Ing. CSc. (20.08.2013)

Students will be able to:

Key takeaways - Description and explanation of basic and current waste treatment technologies (covering waste gas, water and solid waste), reduction of environmental pollution footprint

Understanding of key legislation covering environmental protection and waste management

Incentive to develop new environmental protection methods and technologies during studies at the ICT

Literature -
Last update: Březina Milan Ing. CSc. (20.08.2013)

A: Technologie ochrany ovzduší a čištění odpadních plynů, Vejvoda Josef, Machač P., Buryan P.

A: Chemie ovzduší, Víden I.

A: Bindzar J. a kol.,Základy úpravy a čištění vod, VŠCHT Praha, 2009, ISBN 9788070807293

A: Odpadové hospodářství, Mečislav Kuraš, Vodní zdroje Ekomonitor spol. s r.o., 2008, ISBN:978-80-86832-34-0

Learning resources -
Last update: Březina Milan Ing. CSc. (20.08.2013)


websites of departments 240, 217 and 218

Syllabus -
Last update: Březina Milan Ing. CSc. (20.08.2013)

1. Water resources on Earth, Water as a strategic natural resource, Wastewater definition, Re-use and recycling water, classification of pollutants

2. Legislation covering water protection, sewage networks typology, processes for cleaning wastewater, Wastewater treatment plant, Centralised and decentralised systems

3. Application of aerobic biological processes in wastewater treatment, types of activation systems, biofilm reactors and their basic biological parameters, nutrient removal from wastewater

4. Application of anaerobic biological processes in wastewater treatment and sludge reduction, categories of industrial wastewater and specifics of their treatment, usage and treatment of wastewater sludge

5. Basic terms, Air protection treatment processes, Legislation, Nitrogen oxides reduction, Particulates control

6. Sulphur oxide emissions reduction; Origin, basic strategies, desulfurization of coal, desulfurization of flue gases

7. Carbon dioxide emissions reduction, Kyoto protocol, Road transportation and catalysts

8. Eliminating hydrochloride and hydro fluoride acid vapour, Dioxins reduction

9. Basic terms of waste management, applicable legislation

10. Origin and waste classification

11. Usage and minimisation of waste

12. Elimination methods per waste classification, new strategies in waste management, Cleaner production

13. Different industrial waste and related treatment methods

14. Contaminated soil and decontamination techniques

Registration requirements -
Last update: Březina Milan Ing. CSc. (20.08.2013)

No prerequsities

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 3 84
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 50
Oral examination 50