Course syllabus TZO - Waste Management Technology (FA - SS 2014/2015)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Waste Management Technology
Course title in English:
Waste Management Technology
SS 2014/2015
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: bachelor
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Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Tomáš Vítěz, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
doc. Ing. et Ing. Petr Junga, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Tomáš Koutný, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Gabrielle Machů, Ph.D., DiS. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Petr Trávníček, Ph.D. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Tomáš Vítěz, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The goal of the course is to provide to students basic knowledge about the technical and technological procedures in the processing, recovery and disposal of waste from various industrial and municipal sector. By completing the course, students should acquire knowledge, abilities and skills that will enable student to assess the suitability of the technology used for waste disposal, or replace existing technologies with modern ones. In addition, the student should be done-understand basic balance calculations of the various technologies used for waste disposal.
Course content:
Overview of waste management legislation. (allowance 2/2)
Integrated Pollution Prevention Control (IPPC). (allowance 2/2)
Construction and demolition waste. (allowance 2/2)
Bioenergetic technique for transformation of organic waste. (allowance 2/2)
The technique for animal waste utilization. (allowance 2/2)
Technique for bioenergetic transformation of organic waste. (allowance 2/2)
Wastewater treatment plants. (allowance 2/2)
The technique for waste utilization from mills, malt, sugar mills and breweries. (allowance 2/2)
9.The technique for utilization of the environmentally harmful biological waste. (allowance 2/2)
Technology for remediation of soil and water contaminated with petroleum products. (allowance 2/2)
11.Waste incinerators. (allowance 2/2)
The technique for wood waste bio-energy transformations. (allowance 2/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
28 h
professional educational excursion
20 h
preparation for exam
48 h
preparation of presentation
20 h
elaboration and execution of projects
24 h
168 h
Assessment methods:
Written, or oral exam.
Written exam 4 questions, requirement 60% correct answers.
Oral exam 30 to 40 minutes, requirement 60% correct answers.
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Daily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
GRODA, B. Technika zpracování odpadů. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 1995. 213 p. ISBN 80-7157-164-4.
GRODA, B. et al. Technika zpracování odpadů II. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 1997. 168 p. ISBN 80-7157-264-0.
WILLIAMS, P T. Waste treatment and disposal.  Chichester, West Sussex, England. 2005. ISBN 0470849126, 0470849134. URL:
KURÁŠ, M. Technologie zpracování odpadů. Praha: VŠCHT, 1993.

TCHOBANOGLOUS, G. Handbook of solid waste management. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1 p. McGraw-Hill handbooks. ISBN 0-07-135623-1.
Municipal waste management in Europe: a comparative study in building regimes. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 232 p. ISBN 0-7923-5885-6.
Pollution Prevention: The Waste Management Approach for the 21st Century. Boca Raton: Lewis Publishers, 2000. 498 p. ISBN 1-56670-495-2.

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Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 06/11/2015.

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