Course detail

FCH-MC_ZVPOAcad. year: 2021/2022

The students will be introduced to the technologies of waste disposal, waste utilization and waste recycling. The special accent will be put on biological processes of waste treatment. During the course students will be inform about the rules of law connected to the waste treatment and about the analytical methods for waste analysis.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students will be introduced to the technologies of waste disposal, waste utilization and waste recycling. The special accent will be put on biological processes of waste treatment. During the course students will be inform about the rules of law connected to the waste treatment and about the analytical methods for waste analysis.

Prerequisites

Analytical chemistry I and II
Biochemistry I and II

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kuraš, M.: Odpady a jejich zpracování. Ekomonitor, 2014, ISBN 978-80-86832-80-7 (CS)
Chandrasekaran M.: Valoriozation of food processing by-products, CRC Press, 2013, 978-1-4398-4885-2 (EN)
Thakur M., Modi V.K., Khedkar R., Singh K.: Sustainable Food Waste Management: Concepts And Innovations, Springer 2020. ISBN 9789811589676 (EN)
Ghosh S.K., Bhattacharya Ch., Satyanarayana S.V., Varadarajan S.: Emerging, Technologies for Waste Valorization and Environmental Protection, Springer, 2020, ISBN 9789811557361 (EN)
D'Urso O.F., Palmiro, P.: Biotransformation of Agricultural waste and by-products : the food, feed, fibre, Fuel (4F) economy, Elsevier, 2016. ISBN:0128036486 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course ends with oral examination

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Students will be acquainted with individual technologies of processing, utilization, recycling, disposal and minimization of waste generation in agriculture, food industry, forestry and other related industries. Emphasis will be placed on biological waste treatment processes. Within the course, students will be informed about legal standards dealing with waste management and methods of analysis of all types of waste.

1. Introduction to study
2. Wastes and their properties
3. Waste water
4. Aerobic processes
5. Anaerobic processes
6. Waste composting
7. Waste recycling
8. Landfilling, waste incineration
9. Waste analysis
10. Waste management
11. Practical part (excursion)
12. Practical part (excursion)
13. Practical part (excursion)

Aims

The aim of this course is to introduce the students to the technologies of waste disposal, waste utilization and waste recycling. The special accent will be put on biological processes of waste treatment

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at lectures is optional

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NKCP_CHTPO Master's

    specialization BCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NPCP_CHMA Master's

    specialization CHBL , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
    specialization BF , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NKCP_CHPL Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory
  • Programme NPCP_CHPL Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Guided consultation in combined form of studies

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer