361-0601/01 – Ecological monitoring (EkMon)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Power EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Tomáš Výtisk, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Tomáš Výtisk, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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VYT20 Ing. Tomáš Výtisk, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

In this course, students will learn the principles of enterprise monitoring, whose outputs serve to maintain the required level of the environment. The aim of the course is to clarify the principles of operation of individual components of enterprises monitoring, which are air, water and waste monitoring, including remote sensing and their connection. The subject also includes the assessment of the energy company impact on the environment. Students will acquire knowledge of technical calculations, analyzes and evaluation of environmental quality in accordance with valid legislation.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs
Project work


Based on the valid legislation in environmental protection, the subject presents the issue of monitoring of pollutants arising during the operation of an energy company in the area of air and water. The course also presents the basic tools for the evaluation of the energy company impact on the quality of the environment with the aim to obtain data for the creation of studies.

Compulsory literature:

Verze předmětu se v anglickém jazyce nevyučuje

Recommended literature:

Verze předmětu se v anglickém jazyce nevyučuje

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Written form exam. Questions during the lecture. Results of experimental programs soluted in seminar. Presentation of the project.


Other requirements

There aren´t another requestions for students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction, legislative framework of environmental protection, Act No. 17/1992 Coll. On the environment and No. 123/1998 Coll. On the right to information on the environment 2. The influence of industrial technologies on the quality of the environment 3. Air protection in accordance with valid legislation, Act No. 201/2012 Coll. on air protection, tools to maintain air quality, air monitoring system 4. Technique for measuring air purity, monitoring systems of solid and gaseous pollutants, processing of measured data 5. Operational emission monitoring, sampling systems, data acquisition and collection including data transfer, archiving and processing 6. Practical implementation of environmental monitoring in industrial operations (ECO Monitoring) 7. Principle of authorized measurements of emissions, their purpose and importance for state administration in air protection 8. Air pollution monitoring system for air quality monitoring and methods of air pollution measurement with data collection and processing 9. Air quality assessment during technology changes in power plants, software support and basics of working with the Symos program 10. Water protection in the Czech legislation, Act No. 254/2001 Coll. On waters and Decree No.328 / 2018 Coll. On the procedure for determining waste water pollution 11. Importance of water on Earth, basic properties and principles of water treatment, quality monitoring 12. Monitoring of waste water quality and treatment in power and heating plants 13. Systems and methods of waste water quantity and pollution monitoring, laboratory analysis and measurement data processing 14. Waste management of energy company, systems of accounting and waste management, production monitoring

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 30  15
        Examination Examination 70  21 3
Mandatory attendence participation: 80% attendance at seminars

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: In order to complete the credit students submit 1 term paper and pass the credit test. The exam consist of written and oral part.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2024/2025 (N0713P070001) Ecologization of Energetics Processes DM P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2023/2024 (N0713P070001) Ecologization of Energetics Processes DM P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0713P070001) Ecologization of Energetics Processes DM P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0713P070001) Ecologization of Energetics Processes DM P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner

Assessment of instruction

2023/2024 Winter