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Air Protection in Industry

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Course Unit Code361-0506/05
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
MAT61Ing. Jan Matoušek, Ph.D.
The subject deals with air protection against pollution by industrial tough
and gas emission, emissions from traffic and with air problems within works.
Students become familiar with emission origin, ways of measuring and technical
ways of emission minimalizing.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Graduate must manage the design proposal and the proposal of reconstruction of devices for the protection of air quality, management of production and installation of such equipment as well as organizing and controlling the operation of this equipment.

Course Contents
The course deals with the protection of air from pollution by industrial solid and gaseous emissions, with emphasis on
Energy, she is also emissions from transport. Students are acquainted with the emergence of emissions, the way of measuring and
technical ways to minimize them.
Main topics (outline) of the object after each weeks (blocks) of instruction:
First legislation
Second Air, pollution, atmospheric circulation, dispersion of pollutants
Third Piping and fans
4th Separation TC, general characteristics, basic separation principles, supporting principles and their combinations
5th Dry mechanical separators
6th Wet mechanical separators
7th electrical precipitators
8th filters
9th Reducing sulfur oxides
10th Reduction of nitrogen oxides
11th Other industrial emissions and their disposal.
12th biological methods
13th Exhalation in transport
14th Reducing emissions from waste incineration
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
SCHNELLE K. B. Jr., BROWN C. A. Air pollution control technology handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2002.
De NEVERS N. Air pollution control engineering. 2nd Ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2000.
MORVAY, Z. K., GVOZDENAC, D. Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.
VEJVODA, J, MACHAČ, P., BURYAN, P. Technologie ochrany ovzduší a čištění odpadních plynů. Praha: VŠCHT Praha, 2003. ISBN 80-7080-517-X.
NOVÝ, R. a kol. Technika prostředí. Praha: ČVUT, 2006. ISBN 80-01-03492-5.
SCHNELLE K. B. Jr., BROWN C. A. Air pollution control technology handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2002.
Recommended Reading:
KOTHANDARAMAN, C., P. Fundamental Of Heat And Mass Transfer. 2006. ISBN(13):978-81-224-2642-7.
PALATÝ, J., a kol. Základy ochrany prostředí. Praha, Ediční střed. VŠCHT, 1993;
HIRŠ, J., GEBAUER, G. Vzduchotechnika v příkladech. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM s.r.o., 2006. ISBN 80 – 7204 – 486 – 9.
LICHÝ, M. Snižování prašnosti v hlubinných dolech. Skripta VŠB-TU Ostrava, Ostrava, 1997. ISBN 80-7078-342-7.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit45 25
        ExaminationExamination55 26