546-0812/03 – Balneotechnology and Balneology (BB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HEV01 doc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, 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

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

Summary

he course is focused on natural mineral resources, especially mineral and thermal waters, their composition, treatment and possibilities of use, as well as on swimming pools, natural and artificial, on pool water, its treatment and disposal and on water management of swimming pools.

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:

WORCH, Eckhard. Hydrochemistry: basic concepts and exercises. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. De Gruyter graduate. ISBN 978-3-11-031553-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Control in the form of discussion of the subject matter. Elaboration of semestral work on selected topic and its presentation. Written and oral exam.

E-learning

Other requirements

Term paper on a selected topic and its presentation.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction - definitions; history of spas; physiological effects of bathing and swimming 2. Natural swimming pool - hygienic requirements, water monitoring, evaluation of water quality in natural swimming pools 3. Artificial swimming pools - initial design parameters, attendance, capacity of swimming pool areas, capacity of spa area 4. Artificial swimming pools - water source, quality requirements for swimming pool water 5. Recirculating pool water treatment - mechanical pre-treatment; filtration (coagulation filtration, alluvial filtration); disinfection, discharge and disposal of water, problems with swimming pool water quality 6. Natural mineral resources - their classification and basic characteristics, collection, internal and external balneation 7. Natural mineral waters of carbon dioxide - characteristics, utilization, procedures, localities in the Czech Republic 8. Natural iodine mineral waters - characteristics, utilization, procedures, localities in the Czech Republic 9. Natural mineral sulfur waters - characteristics, utilization, procedures, localities in the Czech Republic 10. Natural mineral waters, saline, alkaline, earthy, radon - characteristics, utilization, procedures, localities in the Czech Republic 11. Hot-spring gases - characteristics, utilization, procedures, localities in the Czech Republic 12. Peloids - classification, characteristics, utilization, procedures, localities in the Czech Republic 13. Important spa locations - Teplice nad Bečvou Spa, Priessnitz Therapeutic Spa, Klimkovice Spa 14. Important spa locations - Spa Karlovy Vary, Frantisek spa, Luhačovice spa Exercise: Excursion to the spa (for example Jeseníky, Teplice nad Bečvou, Luhačovice, Klimkovice, Darkov)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-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  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Compulsory Attendance in Exercises.

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