Sylabus predmetu TPOH1K - Machinery for Waste Management 1 (FA - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Machinery for Waste Management 1
Course title in English:
Machinery for Waste Management 1
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: part-time, 8/7 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Tomáš Vítěz, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Engineering (FA)
Faculty of AgriSciences
doc. Ing. et Ing. Petr Junga, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Koutný, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Petr Trávníček, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Tomáš Vítěz, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
T. Koutný, T. Vítěz
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Give an overview of technical solutions of individual machines and lines for treatment, recovery, recycling and disposal of various types of waste produced in agricultural production, processing of agricultural products in food, local sphere of rural settlements and regions. Study of this course also analyze the function of this technique in various technological processes of treatment, recycling, disposal of selected waste streams, technical calculations. Exploitation of these machines and equipment for efficient operation of this technique in practice.
Course content:
The basic division of machines used in waste management. (allowance 4/4)
Principles, procedures, methods and equipment for processing and recycling of the waste.
Measurement systems, control and process control machinery and equipment in waste management.
New trends and trends in machine design in waste management.

2.Equipment for bioenergy transformation. (allowance 4/3)
Machinery and equipment for biogas production.
Machinery and equipment for composting of biowaste.

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Combined form
lecture8 h
7 h
preparation for exam153 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
For successful completion of this course is required mandatory participation in the seminars (30 % of the total mark). The course ends with an final oral examination (70% of the total mark). The course will succesfully ended on the basis of the credit and examination in the topics of the course that were discussed during the semester. The credit will be given on the minimal attendance at the course seminars including at least 75 %.
The course is ended on the basis of credit and then the exam. The oral exam follows the credit. Students will draw the topics of the oral exam. Then the student has time to prepare. Upon the successful completion of the exam is a sign entered into the index / UIS. Final grade of the test consists of the signs of oral exam and credit in the ratio 70:30.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Combined form
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
JUNGA, P. -- VÍTĚZ, T. -- TRÁVNÍČEK, P. Technika pro zpracování odpadů I. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2015. 142 p. ISBN 978-80-7509-207-6.
JUNGA, P. -- VÍTĚZ, T. -- VÍTĚZOVÁ, M. -- GERŠL, M. Technika pro zpracování odpadů II. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2015. 154 p. ISBN 978-80-7509-208-3.
TRÁVNÍČEK, P. -- VITÁZEK, I. -- VÍTĚZ, T. -- KOTEK, L. -- JUNGA, P. Technologie zpracování biomasy za účelem energetického využití. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2015. 209 p. ISBN 978-80-7509-206-9.
ALTMANN, V. Technika pro zpracování komunálního odpadu. Praha: ČZU Praha, 2010. 120 p. ISBN 978-80-213-2022-2.
KURAŠ, M. Odpadové hospodářství. 1st ed. Chrudim: Ekomonitor, 2008. 143 p. ISBN 978-80-86832-34-0.
TCHOBANOGLOUS, G. Handbook of solid waste management. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1 p. McGraw-Hill handbooks. ISBN 0-07-135623-1.
BILITEWSKI, B. -- HAERDTLE, G. -- MAREK, K. Abfallwirtschaft : Handbuch für Praxis und Lehre. 3rd ed. Berlin: Springer, 2000. 16 p. ISBN 3-540-64276-5.
JUNGA, P. -- TRÁVNÍČEK, P. -- VÍTĚZ, T. Technika pro zpracování odpadů I, část a.  [online]. 2015. URL:
JUNGA, P. -- TRÁVNÍČEK, P. -- VÍTĚZ, T. Technika pro zpracování odpadů I, část b.  [online]. 2015. URL:
JUNGA, P. -- VÍTĚZOVÁ, M. -- VÍTĚZ, T. Technika pro zpracování odpadů II, část a.  [online]. 2015. URL:
JUNGA, P. -- VÍTĚZOVÁ, M. -- VÍTĚZ, T. Technika pro zpracování odpadů II, část b.  [online]. 2015. URL:

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-WT-WTM Waste Technology and Management, part-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 04/23/2020.

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