616-0901/01 – Environmental Protection (OŽP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Protection in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAN42 doc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 0+0
Part-time Examination 0+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- student will gain the general information about the environmental protection problems and particularly about the processes of human activity leading to its pollution - student will know to formulate the basic problems connected with environmental protection - student will know on the examples of theoretical and practical pieces of knowledge the demonstrate the possible process procedures leading to negative influence minimization.

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Project work


Compulsory literature:

[1] Kümmel,P. Popp,S: Umvelt chemie. 1. Aufl. Leipzig, Deutscher verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, 1988, 312 s. ISBN 3-342-00313-8

Recommended literature:

[1] Farmer Andrew. Handbook of environmental protection & Enforcement. Principles and practices. Edited by Earthscan, UK and USA, 2007, ISBN-13, 978-1-84407-309-2.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- INTRODUCTORY LECTURE. Ecological function of the state. Environmental policy environment Czech Republic. Tools environmental management system (normative, economic, information and institutional). - Basic ecological concepts and relations. Environment. Biotic components environment. Ecosystem. Flow of energy. Productivity. Trophic structure. Food (trophic) chain. Effects of environmental factors. Soil and production factors. Transforming effects. - ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT. Energy in the organic concept. Man and energy. Natural sources of energy. Energy and environment. - AIR POLLUTION. Littering and pollution. Nature and properties of pollutants. The limits of air pollution. Concentration of pollutants. Measurement and calculation of emissions. - Water pollution. Features and functions of water. Water pollution. Nature and properties of pollutants. Acceptable water pollution. Calculations concentrations of pollutants. Biochemical processes. - SOIL POLLUTION. Features and functions of soil. Soil pollution. Nature and properties of pollutants. Allowable soil pollution. - Waste. Basic concepts and relationships. Categories and categorization waste. Creation, use and disposal. - PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF POLLUTION. Noise. Ionizing radiation. Electromagnetic ionization. Thermal effects of pollution. - GLOBAL POLLUTION. Acid rain. Warming Earth. Earth's ozone layer. Smog. - IMPLICATIONS environmental degradation. Consequences of changes degradation environment. Contamination of the food chain. Toxicity and genotoxicity pollutants. Persistence and bioaccumulation of pollutants.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2012/2013 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology P Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (P2106) Metallurgy (2109V036) Metallurgical Technology K Czech Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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