546-0453/01 – Flocculation and Selective Flocculation (FaSF)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Knowledge rendered after completion of the course: knowledge of the physico-chemical and hydrodynamic properties of colloidal dispersions and the theory of aggregation processes. Skills rendered after the end of the course: The students are able to define the appropriate types of coagulation and flocculation agents for a specific application, are able to describe the kinetics and mechanism of flocculation flocculation.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Experimental work in labs
Other activities

Summary

The course provides information on the physico-chemical properties zdispergovaných suspensions, distribution and use of flocculation agents, the mechanism and kinetics of flocculation, the parameters influencing the course of flocculation and selective flocculation, options and procedures for the practical application of flocculation and selective flocculation.

Compulsory literature:

[1] BRATBY, J. Coagulation and flocculation in water and wastewater treatment. London: IWA Publishing, 2006. 407 s. ISBN 1-843391-06-6. [2] BACHE, D. H., GREGORY, R. Flock in Water Treatment. London: IWA Publishing, 2007. 297 s. ISBN 978-1-84339-063-3. [3] KINTISZEWA, A., STOJEV, S. Flokulacja selektywna. Katowice: Śląsk, 1987. 103 s., ISBN 83-216-0637-7.

Recommended literature:

Current vocational domestic and foreign publications.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Control of theoretical knowledge through discussion of memorized material. Continuous processing and delivery of reports from individual labs. Written verification of knowledge necessary calculations.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

The study of foreign literature.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Physico - chemical properties of dispergated suspensions. Electrokinetic slurry properties, electrokinetic potential and stability of suspensions, dispersing agents, the possibility of increasing the stability of suspensions. 2. Flocculants. Division, selective properties of flocculants, adsorption mechanism of flocculants. 3. The mechanism of flocculation, flocculation kinetics, activators, depressants, modifiers in the selective flocculation, selective flocculation physical parameters. 4. The parameters influencing the progress of flocculation and selective flocculation. 5. Practical application of selective flocculation. 6. Flocculation by stages, a combination of selective flocculation with other procedures, application of selective flocculation. Practice: Practical verification of flocculants in sedimentation tests, tests of selective flocculation on selected types of suspensions, the influence of bioflocculants, applications of flotoflocculation.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 0
        Other task type Other task type 85  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T022) Waste Treatment and Disposal P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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