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Air Protection in Industry

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Course Unit Code361-0506/07
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory type A
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
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
1. Legislation
2. Air, pollution, flow in the atmosphere, dispersion of pollutants
3. Pipelines and fans
4. Separation of heat pump, general properties, basic separation principles, accompanying principles and their combinations
5. Dry mechanical separators
6. Wet mechanical separators
7. Electric separators
8. Filters
9. Reduction of sulfur oxides
10. Reduction of nitrogen oxides
11. Other industrial exhalations and their method of disposal.
12. Biological methods
13. Exhalation in transport
14. 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 25