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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Life Cycle Assessment - D240028
Title: Posuzování životního cyklu
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2017 to 2020
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Kočí Vladimír prof. Ing. Ph.D., MBA
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
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.
Last update: Kubová Petra (31.05.2017)
Aim of the course -

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.
Last update: Kočí Vladimír (31.05.2017)
Literature -

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

Last update: Kubová Petra (31.05.2017)
Syllabus -

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

Last update: Kubová Petra (31.05.2017)
Course completion requirements -

Project presentation and final exam.

Last update: Kočí Vladimír (31.05.2017)