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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Water Analysis - AM217010
Title: Water Analysis
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Sýkora Vladimír doc. Ing. CSc.
Kujalová Hana Ing. Ph.D.
Smrčková Štěpánka RNDr. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : M217010, N217018
Annotation -
Last update: Kujalová Hana Ing. Ph.D. (23.04.2018)
The methods used for water and wastewater analysis in laboratory are discussed in this course. The choice of methods is based on routine analytical practice. Students become acquainted with steps af analytical procedures, possible interferences, methods of sample pre-treatment, calculations and interpretation of results. Emphasis is also placed on understanding and practicing basic calculations used in solution preparation, data evaluation and results processing.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kujalová Hana Ing. Ph.D. (23.04.2018)

Students will know the determination methodology of common components of drinking, surface and sewage water and they will know the principles of all determinations. Students will know the procedure of each hydroanalytic determination and they will be able to calculate the results from the measured values, including the correct interpretation of the obtained results.

Literature -
Last update: Bindzar Jan Ing. Ph.D. (09.08.2019)

R:Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition, APHA, AWWA, WEF Washington 2017, ISBN 9780875532875.

R:D.T.E. Hunt, A.L. Wilson: The Chemical Analysis of Water: General Principles and Techniques. Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain, 1986.

D:M. Radojevic, V.N. Bashkin: Practical Environmental Analysis. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015, ISBN 9781782625483; (Chapter 4).

D:ISO Standards Compendium: Environment: Water Quality. Vol. 2, Chemical Methods. International Organization for Standardization, Geneve 1994, ISBN 9267101935.

Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (12.04.2018)

V průběhu semestru budou zařazeny průběžné testy menšího rozsahu, které slouží k ověření znalostí dosud probraného učiva a jejich úspěšné zvládnutí je podmínkou pro zápočet (požadováno je průměrně alespoň 40 bodů ze 100). Závěrečný test je testem souhrnným, zahrnuje teorii i výpočty a z něj vychází klasifikace zkoušky.

Syllabus -
Last update: Kujalová Hana Ing. Ph.D. (25.04.2018)

1. Water analysis - scope, way of expressing results, checking accuracy

2. Mathematical processing of measured data in titration and spectrophotometric methods (including calibration)

3. Physico-chemical parameters: conductivity, pH; use of ion exchangers in water analysis

4. Summary inorganic parameters: Total mineralization, dissolved matter and suspended solids, ion dissolved matter

5. Titration determination of alkality and acidity; calcium and magnesium

6. Titration determination of sulphate and chloride

7. Spectrophotometric determination of ammonium, nitrate, nitrite, reactive phosphorus, boron and silica

8. Determination of COD-Mn; spectrophotometric determination of iron; determination of manganese by titration colorimetry

9. Jodometric determination of dissolved oxygen; titration and spectrophotometric determination of active chlorine

10. Determination of COD, BOD, TOC and MBAS in surface water or sewage

11. Determination of nitrogen and phosphorus compounds in sewage; nitrogen balance

12. Sampling, storage and preservation of the sample

13. Water used for analytical purposes; cleanliness of chemicals

14. Overview of applied calculations in water analysis

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kujalová Hana Ing. Ph.D. (23.04.2018)

Student´s knowledge is examined by a final test, which includes both theoretical questions and calculations.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
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