546-0438/03 – Mineral Biotechnology II. (MBII)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type A
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CAB72 doc. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.
PEC06 Ing. Iva Janáková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge of mineral biotechnology, focusing on biocorrosion and effects of biodeteriogens on constructions and focusing on the application of biopolymers and bioreactors. Being able to distinguish different approaches to estimate and find best solutions for specific biocorrosion, biopolymers, and bioreactors issues. Students will be able to obtain information for work experience, demonstrate a general overview and evaluate the issue. Compare different approaches and the practical side of it. Being able to produce results and solve them independently. Demonstrate ability to communicate (active both writing and speaking), manage technical terminology.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs
Other activities

Summary

The course deals in detail with the issue of mineral biotechnologies. Lectures focus on environmental biogenic processes, basic principles of mineral biotechnologies, biological-chemical methods of heavy metal recovery from industrial waste water, (bioaccumulation, biosorption, bioprecipitation), potential biological-chemical elimination of heavy metals from industrial waste water by sulphate-reducing bacteria. Application of sulphate-reducing bacteria and study of bacterial reduction of sulphates. Next, the course concentrates on the study of potential application of biogenic processes into technological procedures.

Compulsory literature:

EBNESAJJAD, Sina. Handbook of Biopolymers and Biodegradable Plastics. Waltham, MA: Elsevier, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/C2011-0-07342-8. ISBN 9781455728343. FEČKO, P., KUŠNIEROVÁ, M., ČABLÍK, V., PEČTOVÁ, I. Environmental Biotechnology, VŠB-TU Ostrava. Ostrava, 2006, p. 182, ISBN 80-248-1090-5. Handbook of fungal biotechnology / edited by Dilip K. Arora ; associate editors Paul D. Bridge, Deepak Bhatnagar. - 2nd ed. - New York : M. Dekker, c2004 - xii, 592 s. ISBN 0-8247-4018-1. Mineral biotechnology: microbial aspects of mineral beneficiation, metal extraction and environmental control / Ed. by S.K. Kawatra & K.A. Natarajan. Littleton: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, c2001-vii, 263 p.

Recommended literature:

PILLA, Srikanth. Handbook of bioplastics & biocomposites engineering applications. Salem, Mass.: Scrivener, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-62607-8. Bioremediation of relcalcitrant [i.e. recalcitrant] compounds / edited by Jeffrey W. Talley. - Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006. 310 p. ISBN 1-56670-656-4. Bacteriophages : biology and applications / edited by Elizabeth Kutter, Alexander Sulakvelidze. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2005. 510 p. ISBN 0-8493-1336-8. Mineral raw materials and mining activity of the 21st century : November 25-27, 2003, VŠB-TU Ostrava, Czech Republic. Part I,II / [editor Fečko Peter]. - Ostrava : VŠB - Technická univerzita Ostrava, [2003]. 364 p.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

test, presentation of a semestral task, discussion of topics being taught, written and oral exam.

E-learning

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Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
546-0437 MB I Mineral Biotechnology I Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Biological corrosion of building materials 2. Conditions for biodeteriogens impingement 3. Process origin and development of building biodeterioration 4. Influence of microorganisms on building materials 5. Exploration and diagnosis of building materials distortion because of biocorrosion 6. Causes of degradation processes in building materials 7. Concrete biocorrosion 8. Analysis of microorganisms in biocorrosion 9. Sulphate corrosion of concrete caused by sulfur bacteria 10. Overview of microorganisms involved in biocorrosion 11. Influence of microorganisms on building works 12. Characteristics of algae used in biometallurgy and environmental biotechnology 13. Biodegradable composite materials 14. Types of bioreactors: fermentors, membrane bioreactors, etc.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33 (33) 18
                Laboratorní práce Laboratory work 33  18
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 33
                Písemná zkouška Written examination 30  15
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 37  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 8 + 8 hours/semester in combined form 100% participation in laboratory exercises

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