616-3003/01 – Air Protection (OO)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Protection in IndustryCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation2019/2020
Intended for the facultiesFAST, HGF, FMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BIT02 RNDr. Jan Bitta, Ph.D.
HLA161 Ing. Daniel Hladký
JAN42 doc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.
MIC10 Ing. Jiří Michalík, Ph.D.
PAV13 Ing. Irena Pavlíková
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able to formulate the basic concepts and relations of the issue of air protection - Improve existing knowledge gained from the course environmental protection and environmental legislation - Be able to demonstrate their acquired knowledge into practice - Be able to analyze problems concerning the various activities associated with protective atmosphere - Be able to properly present and formulate their knowledge. - The ability to define the basic concepts associated with protection and management of air quality - Ability to characterize air pollutants - Ability to characterize and categorize the sources of air pollution - The ability to determine the technical and organizational measures for air pollution sources - The ability to navigate in legislation related to the issue of air protection - Ability to apply theoretical knowledge of mathematical modeling of dispersion of pollutants in the air. - Ability to analyze air quality data from the Air Quality Information System (ISKO).

Teaching methods



The course focuses on basic knowledge in the field of air, such as pollution sources, types of emissions and reducing their number, legal adjustment of air and analytical methods in this area.

Compulsory literature:

Stern A.C.: Air Pollution. Academic Press, N.York 1968.

Recommended literature:

Stern A.C.: Air Pollution. Academic Press, N.York 1968.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

student will prepare the data for the study of dispersion of pollutants in the air


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
616-2008 ZEMaK Basics of environmental meteorology and climatology Recommended
616-3008 ZEMaK Basics of environmental meteorology and klimatology Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

lectures 1. Air. Basic concepts and characteristics. Pollution and air pollution. Air Protection. Second air pollutants. Breakdown of pollutants. Solid and liquid pollutants. Gaseous pollutants. Pollutants from a global perspective. 3. Classification of pollution sources. Pollution of natural and anthropogenic origin. The concept of air pollution sources. Mobile sources of air pollution. Global estimates of emissions. 4. The main industrial emitters in the country. Production of energy. Industrial Technologies, (metallurgy, production of non-ferrous metals, building materials industry). Services company. 5. Technical abatement opportunities. Technical measures at sources. Device for trapping particulate emissions. Capture dust, mechanical separators, electric separators, filters. 6th capture and disposal of gaseous pollutants, removal of acidic substances, reducing emissions of nitrogen oxides. Polishing agents on charcoal. 7th air protection legislation. Act no. 201/2012 Coll., On air protection. Related legislation (government regulations and decrees). 8th dispersion of pollutants. Methodology for determining the scattering ZL. Mathematical models of the spread of ZL. 9. Analytic Methods in air protection. Methods for measuring particulate emissions. Methods for measuring emissions of gaseous pollutants. Organization measurements. Air Quality Information System (ISKO).

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester, validity until: 2019/2020 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 20  5
        Examination Examination 80 (80) 32
                Písemná zkouška Written examination 40  5
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 40  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% participation in the excercises of this subject

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (N3909) Process Engineering (2805T019) Chemical and environmental engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3909) Process Engineering (2805T019) Chemical and environmental engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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