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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Hydrobiology and Microbiology in Water Technology - S217006
Title: Hydrobiology and Microbiology in Water Technology
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
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.:2/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Říhová Ambrožová Jana doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Syllabus -

1. Characterization of Hydrobiology, the topic, taxonomy. Characterization of Microbiology, about history, specification of micro-organisms, cell strategy. Characterization of bacteria, Actinomycetes, micromycetes, viruses, samples and their importance in water.

2. Water types and sorts. Hydrobiology of standing water - aspects and abiotic factors, biocenosis, biological productivity.

3. Growth and reproduction of bacteria, cultivations. Metabolism - enzymes, energy, catabolic and anabolic processes, cell transport. Metabolism - element circulation, biogeochemical cycles, physiological groups of bacteria.

4. Genetics of micro-organisms. Coordination of metabolic functions in cell, adaptation and selection.

5. Extreme biotopes - acidification and eutrophication.

6. Hydrobiology of running water.

7. Water treatment biology - sources, pre-treatment, water treatment technology and management units.

8. Water treatment biology - evaluation of water, microscopic image, legislation.

9. Water treatment biology - hygienic assurance, legislation, diseases. Micro-organisms and organisms of importance in water quality, the fecal and no-fecal organisms.

10. Biology of water usage.

11. Biology of waste water, saprobity. Micro-organisms in waste water.

12. Waste water treatment biology - Stages of purification, waste water treatment plans - types. Pollution and its impact on micro-organisms. Micro-organisms in sewage sludge.

13. Waste water treatment biology - effluents, self-purification, recipients.

14. Toxicity assays. The methods and procedures for cultivations of micro-organisms. Quality assurance and quality control, ISO norms and United standards.

Last update: TAJ217 (11.02.2014)