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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Principles of Atmosphere Analytics - B216006
Title: Základy analytiky ovzduší
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Skácel František doc. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : N216030
Is interchangeable with: AB216006
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)
Fundamentals of air quality assessment. Description of basic factors determining the air quality, survey of criteria of pollutants, basic rules of air quality monitoring and presentation of collected results.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

Students will be able to:

define the basic factors influencing the ambient, indoor and workplace air quality

define the ambient air quality monitoring system

define sources of waste gases

express the gaseous mixtures composition

Literature -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

A: Wight G.D.: Fundamentals of Air Sampling, Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton 1993 ISBN 0-87371-826-7

R: Lodge J.P.: Methods of Air Sampling and Analysis. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton 1991 ISBN 0-87371-141-6

A: Winegar E.D. a Keith L.H.: Sampling and Analysis of Airborne Pollutants, Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton 1993 ISBN 087371-606-X

R: A.G. Clarke : Industrial Air Pollution Monitoring. Chapman & Hall, London 1998 ISBN 0-412-63390-6

Learning resources -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

lectures given in S:\Skácel\Základy analytiky ovzduší

National Emission Standards for Hazardeuous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS)

published in Federal Register Tittle 40, Part 61, Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 61)

New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) published in Federal Register Tittle 40, Part 60, Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 60)

Syllabus -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

1. Air types characteristics

2. Factors influencing air quality

3. Anthropogennic and natural sources of the air pollution

4. Legislative and technical requirements of the air quality

5. Basic thermodynamic variables influencing air quality

6. Thermodynamic variables measurement

7. Basic sampling and sample treatment instrumentation

8. Indoor air

9. Workplace air

10. Off-line and on-line determination of suspenden particle matter and adsorbed pollutants

11. Inorganic pollutants dtermination in air samples

12. Organic pollutants dtermination in air samples

13. Automated monitoring systems

14. Remote sensing and bioindicators of air pollution

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (22.11.2021)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Skácel František doc. Ing. CSc. (25.01.2018)

passing of written and oral exam

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 1 28
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
Účast na seminářích 0.5 14
4 / 4 112 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 50
Oral examination 50