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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Life Cycle Assessment - D240028
Title: Posuzování životního cyklu
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Actual: from 2017
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Kočí Vladimír prof. Ing. Ph.D., MBA
Is interchangeable with: P240006, AP240006
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (31.05.2017)
The study subject is foccused on deeper understanding of context of evaluation of environmental impacts of products, services and technologies using life cycle assessment method.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kočí Vladimír prof. Ing. Ph.D., MBA (31.05.2017)

Students will

  • be able to conduct their own LCA study;
  • know legislative context of LCA in practice and EU.
  • get experience with professional LCA software.
Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (31.05.2017)

R: Baumann, H. and A.M. Tillman, The Hitch Hiker´s Guide to LCA2004, Lund: Studentlitteratur.

M.A. Curran: Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook, Wiley

J. Guinée (Ed.): Handbook onLife Cycle Assessment

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (31.05.2017)

1. Principles of LCA

2. Relationship between LCA, LCT and circular economy

3. Collection of inventarisation data sets

4. Goal definition

5. Scope definition

6. Inventarization analysis

7. Allocation

8. Impact assessment

9. Charakterization models

10. Process definition

11. Material and energetic flow definition

12. Development of product scheme plan within system boundaries

13. Balance calculation

14. Interpretation of LCA

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kočí Vladimír prof. Ing. Ph.D., MBA (31.05.2017)

Project presentation and final exam.