546-0806/01 – Balneotechnology and Balneology (BaB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2016/2017
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CAL0022 Ing. Katrin Calábková
HEV01 doc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
STE0198 Ing. Kateřina Štefániková
SUR089 Ing. Monika Surmová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is create an overview of the occurrence, properties and possible use of mineral and thermal water pools on the principles of design with regard to quality, treatment and disposal of pool water and pool water management areas.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials
Experimental work in labs
Other activities

Summary

The course focuses on the mineral and thermal waters, especially on their composition, treatment and recovery options, as well as for swimming pools and pool water, its treatment and disposal and water management pool areas.

Compulsory literature:

Lehmann, J.F.: Therapeutic heat and could. Baltimore USA, Williams a Wilkins, 1990, p 725 Water treatment Handbook, Seventh edition, Degremont: France 2007, ISBN 978-1-84585-005-0 Twort, A. Ratnayaka, D. Brand J.: Water supply, London IWA Publishing 2000, ISBN 0-340-72018-2

Recommended literature:

Current vocational domestic and foreign publications.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Diskuse na vybraná témata v rámci přednášek.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Term paper on a selected topic and its presentation.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Introduction - definitions, history, spas, baths and physiological effects of swimming 2. Pools - the default design parameters (water area, visits); pool water quality 3. Recirculating pool water treatment, recirculation setting amount 4. Recirculating pool water treatment - mechanical pretreatment, filtration (coagulation filtration) sorption 5. Recirculating pool water treatment - disinfection, reducing the concentration of soluble substances, removal of algae 6. Distribution of pool water (spatial flow in the pool, drain the pool, buffer tank, supply line); pools, shapes and sizes of pools 7. Water swimming pool areas - the need for water, discharge and disposal of water needed to heat water pool facilities 8. Mineral and thermal waters - their properties and division, basic concepts, legislation in the field of waste water in question 9. Geological types of springs, mineral water collection, gas collection 10. Use of mineral water - use bottled water as, external balneace; internal balneace 11. The composition of mineral water - metal, metalloid and non-metals in mineral waters, examples 12. Overview of mineral waters in Bohemia - a major source of mineral water, its properties and therapeutic effects 13. Overview of mineral water on the territory of Moravia and Silesia - the major sources of mineral water, its properties and therapeutic effects 14. Major sources of mineral waters in the world, their properties and therapeutic effects 15. Peloids - their properties, extraction and processing; use for medical purposes Exercise: Excursion to the spa (for example Jeseníky, Teplice nad Bečvou, Luhačovice, Klimkovice, Darkov)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester, validity until: 2016/2017 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 (30) 17
                Semestrální projekt Semestral project 20  10
                Jiný typ úlohy Other task type 10  7
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 18
                Písemná zkouška Written examination 40  10
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 27  8
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3901T037) Water - strategic resource P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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