Course syllabus 270311_BDP - Environmental Engineering (FME - WS 2019/2020)Help

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit title: Environmental Engineering
Course unit code: 270311_BDP
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (5 credits)
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Miloš Matúš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Ľubomír Šooš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Aim of the subject is a basic knowledge of the environment, legislation, monitoring and waste management strategies, and technical information about renewable energy sources. Study design principles of machinery, equipment and complexes for waste management, as well as knowledge of their effective operation. The study of technology, machinery and equipment using renewable energy sources. Solving the fundamental nature of the computing tasks for the specification of suitable machinery and equipment.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
Basic terms in environmental, legislation in the environmental field
Primary energy sources
The impact of energy use of fossil fuels on the environment
Renewable energy sources (biomass, wind energy, solar energy, water energy, geothermal energy, ocean energy)
Waste management
Phases of waste recovery, minimization of waste creation, waste treatment, waste recovery and disposal of waste
Recommended or required reading:
ŠOOŠ, Ľ. Drevný odpad...: Čo s ním. Bratislava : Energetické centrum, 2000. 108 p.
JANÍČEK, F. -- KOL. Obnoviteľné zdroje energie 1: Technológie pre udržateľnú budúcnosť. Pezinok : Renesans, 2009. 174 p. ISBN 978-80-89402-04-5.
PETRÁŠ, D. -- LULKOVIČOVÁ, O. -- TAKÁCS, J. -- FÜRI, B. Obnoviteľné zdroje energie pre nízkoteplotné systémy. Bratislava : Jaga Group, 2009. 223 p. ISBN 978-80-8076-075-5.
SABONNADIERE, J. Renewable energy technologies. London: ISTE, 2009. 490 p. ISBN 978-1-84821-135-3.
BOYLE, G. Renewable energy. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2004. 452 p. ISBN 978-0-19-926178-9.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The subject is divided into lectures (20 hours per semester) and seminares (6 hours per semester). Seminares are realized by technological and engineering projects.
Assesment methods and criteria: exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 06/19/2019.

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