616-3033/02 – 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 graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JAN42 doc. Ing. Petr Jančík, Ph.D.
MIC10 Ing. Jiří Michalík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

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

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

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, Arthur C., ed. Air pollution. Volume I, Air pollution and its effects. 2nd ed. New York: Academic Press, 1968. ISBN 0-12-666551-6

Recommended literature:

STERN, Arthur C., ed. Air pollution. Volume I, Air pollution and its effects. 2nd ed. New York: Academic Press, 1968. ISBN 0-12-666551-6

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

- control test - activity in excercises

E-learning

Other requirements

- credit test - excursion reports

Prerequisities

Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
616-2023 OŽP Environmental Protection Recommended
616-2028 ZEMaK Basics of Environmental meteorology and Climatology Recommended

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Air. Basic concepts and characteristics. Pollution and air pollution. Air Protection. 2. 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. 6. Capture and disposal of gaseous pollutants, removal of acidic substances, reducing emissions of nitrogen oxides. Polishing agents on charcoal. 7. Air protection legislation. Act no. 201/2012 Coll., On air protection. Related legislation (government regulations and decrees). 8. 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 (AQIS).

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter 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  1
        Examination Examination 80  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% presence in excercises

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Occurrence in special blocks

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FMT+9360 2020/2021 Full-time English Optional 600 - Faculty of Materials Science and Technology - Dean's Office stu. block
FMT-new subjects 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 600 - Faculty of Materials Science and Technology - Dean's Office stu. block