Course detail

Laboratory and environmental technology

FEKT-MPC-LETAcad. year: 2022/2023

The science of laboratory and environmental technology, principles, technical solutions and practical application of methods and instrumentation in these areas.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Work in the laboratory is conditional on a valid qualification of a "worker knowledgeable for independent activity" according to the Decree No. 50/1978 Coll., which students must obtain before starting the course. Information on this qualification is given in the Dean's Directive on familiarisation of students with safety regulations.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for successful completion of the subject are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to laboratory and environmental techniques
2. Optical methods for the analysis of biochemical samples
3. Spectroscopic methods, micro-volume spectrophotometry
4. Modern sensors for measuring body fluid properties, principles and design of point-of-care devices
5. Methods of measuring water parameters (biological analysis of water, chemical and physical analysis of water, radiological analysis of water)
6. Laboratory analyzers (magnetic analyzers, electrochemical analyzers, flame ionization analyzers, photoacoustic analyzers)
7. Chromatographic methods
8. Diagnosis of hearing loss by implantable systems
9. Compensation of hearing loss by implantable systems
10. Methods of measuring air parameters (distribution and characteristics of analyzers, optical methods)
11. Measurement of physical field parameters (measurement of sound, vibration, infrasound and ultrasound)
12. Measurement of physical field parameters (measurement of electrostatic fields, measurement of magnetic fields, measurement of electromagnetic fields, measurement of ionizing radiation, measurement of illumination, measurement of temperature)
13. Satellite and UAV technology in measurement of environmental parameters.

Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim is to teach students the basic knowledge of laboratory and environmental technology, the principles used and practical applications of methods and instrumentation in these areas.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

VOBECKÝ, Jan a Vít ZÁHLAVA. Elektronika, součástky a obvody, principy a příklady. 2., rozš. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2001. ISBN 9788071698845.
ROZMAN, J.; SMITAL, L.; POTOČŇÁK, T.,BUBNÍK,K. Ekologické inženýrství. Brno: Vysoké učení technické v Brně., 2014. s. 1-175.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPC-BIO Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit


Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer