546-0447/01 – Waste Management II (OHII)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits8
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2006/2007Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CAB72 prof. Ing. Vladimír Čablík, Ph.D.
KON536 Ing. Ester Konečná
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 4+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge of waste management in terms of their disposal and removal and their efficient material and energy recovery. Ability to distinguish different approaches, to estimate and find best solutions for a particular problem of waste management. Students will be able to obtain information for work experience, demonstrate a general overview and evaluate the issue. Compare different approaches and practical side of them. Being able to produce results and solve them independently. Demonstrate ability to communicate (active both writing and speaking), manage technical terminology.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The course deals in detail with the issue of waste utilization and disposal. Lectures focus on recycling, thermal processing of waste, biological methods of waste disposal, composting, waste dumping and physical-chemical methods of waste disposal.

Compulsory literature:

REDDY, P. Jayarama. Municipal Solid Waste Management [online]. CRC Press, 2011 [cit. 2019-06-20]. DOI: 10.1201/b11435. ISBN 9780429217333. LOTTERMOSER, Bernd G. Mine wastes: characterization, treatment and environmental impacts. 3rd ed. New York: Springer, c2010. ISBN 978-3-642-12419-8. Hazardous industrial waste treatment / edited by Lawrence K. Wang ... [et al.]. - Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, c2007 - ix, 516 s. : il. ISBN 978-0-8493-7574-3. Industrial waste treatment / editor Nelson Leonard Nemerow. - Burlington : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, c2007 - xx, 561 s. : il. ISBN 978-0-12-372493-9.

Recommended literature:

RADA, Elena Cristina. Solid waste management: policy and planning for a sustainable society. Toronto: Apple Academic Press, [2016]. ISBN 978-1771883740. CHANG, Ni-Bin a Ana PIRES. Sustainable solid waste management: a systems engineering approach. Hoboken, New Jersey: IEEE Wiley, 2015. ISBN 978-1-118-96454-5. POPOV, V., H. ITOH a C. A. BREBBIA. Waste management and the environment VI. Boston: WIT Press, c2012. WIT transactions on ecology and the environment. ISBN 9781845646066. REWAS 2008 : Global Symposium on Recycling, Waste, Treatment and Clean Technology : proceedings of the 2008 Global Symposium on ..., held October 12-15, 2008 in Cancun, Mexico [elektronický zdroj ]/ / edited by B. Mishra, C. Ludwig, and S. Das ; organized by TMS ... [et al.]. - Warrendale : Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, c2008. ISBN 978-0-87339-726-1 (CD-ROM).

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

During the semester there will be discussions about topics being taught in lectures, in exercises there will be control in the form of tests and two semester projects. At the end of semester written and oral exams.


Other requirements

The study of foreign literature.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
546-0439 OHI Waste Management I Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Syllabus: 1. Thermic methods of waste disposal Incineration of waste Combustible waste Combustion of fuels – Calculation of combustion processes Facilities (furnaces) for thermic disposal of waste Advantages and disadvantages of incineration Utilization of waste heat Waste incineration control Emissions from the furnaces of industrial boilers Pyrolysis of waste 2. Biological methods of waste processing The course of composting Basic conditions for composting Vermicomposting Compost types Separation and composting of municipal biorefuse Optimization of material composition of compost Composting of waste and potential risk of microbial contamination Biowaste disposal - possible application Anaerobic degradation Biodegradation 3. Waste dumping Legal regulations for waste dumping Controlled dumping policy Processes occurring in the dumps Types of waste possible to dump Dump body (draining systems, drainage, insulating foil, etc.) Composition of infiltration water Dump gas (formation, collection, processing – utilization) Methods of dump survey Ecological action of TKO dumps and their reclamation Waste water treatment sludge dump Own technologies of sludge dumping 4. Physical-chemical methods of waste disposal Types of hazardous chemical waste Reworking of hazardous waste Solidification of waste Other disposal methods Practice: 1. Calculation of incineration processes 2. Calculation of incineration processes 3. Field trip – incineration 4. Laboratory practice: Determination of combustion heat and calorific capacity of the individual selected types of waste 5. Calculation of material composition of composts 6. Field trip – ENVI Brno 7. Practical application of legal regulations – Calculation of fees for waste dumping 8. Simulation of selecting a suitable locality for hazardous waste dump based on GIS 9. Field trip - dump 10. Laboratory practice: Determination of leach of unknown waste samples 11. Students’ seminar on the topic of Waste Economy 12. Students’ seminar on the topic of Waste Economy 13. Credit week

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                credit Other task type 3  0
                Písemka Written test 10  0
                Semestrální projekt Semestral project 10  0
                Aktivní účast na cvičení Other task type 10  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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