Course: Energy Utilization and Waste Disposal

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Course title Energy Utilization and Waste Disposal
Course code KKE/EVO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Konáš Petr, Ing.
Course content
Topics of lectures according to weeks : 1. Introduction, waste classification, waste disposal history 2. Basic properties of waste, taking of samples, quantity, types and composition of waste 3. Handling waste, methods of solid waste collection 4. Transport of solid waste, conditions of solid waste 5. Waste utilization and disposal, waste composting 6. Dumping of solid waste, problems of dumping, methods of dumping control 7. Biogas production and utilization for the generation of energy 8. Combustion of waste, waste incineration plants, stabilization of the combustion process 9. Pyrolysis, hydrolysis, utilisation of heat arising from waste combustion 10. Combined process of utilization and waste disposal 11. Utilization of waste from agricultural produce, production of bio oil and rape oil 12. Transmutation technology for the conversion and utilization of energy from nuclear waste 13. Emissions from waste combustion and methods of purification of flue gas arising from waste combustion

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum, Field trip
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 40 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Preclusive courses - 0. Conditional courses - 0.
popsat komplexně a vysvětlit na vyšší úrovni principy energetického využití odpadů
popsat komplexně a vysvětlit na vyšší úrovni principy transformace různých forem energie
professional skills
používat odbornou literaturu
orientovat se v normách a předpisech v oblasti odpadového hospodářství
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
interpretovat znalosti různých zdrojů energie v praxi
navrhnout vhodný typ energetického využití odpadů
professional skills
orientovat se v různých energetických zdrojích a v energeticky využitelných formách odpadů
používat znalosti o transformacích jednotlivých typů energie
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Practicum
Field trip
assessment methods
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Nesvadba, J. Soubor separátů přednášek o progresivních metodách třídění, odstraňování a zneškodňování odpadů. INKOTEKA - Enviromental Experts Praha, 1994.
  • Tyler G. Hicks. Handbook of Energy Engineering Calculations. 2012. ISBN 978-0-07-174552-9.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art Design, specialization Industrial Design (4) Art and applied art 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Power Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Winter