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Course syllabus I-IEKO - Engineering Ecology (FEEIT - WS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Engineering Ecology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (distance method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (distance method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Electrical Power Engineering - master (compulsory), 3. semester
Electrical Power Engineering - master (compulsory), 3. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
During the semester students have to write two tests for 15 points total, and seminary work for 40 points. For the final exam can be obtained 45 points. For A is necessary to obtain min. 92 points, for B min. 83 points, for C min. 74 points, for D min. 65 points and for E min. 56 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Lecture is orientated to the ecological and economical aspects in power engineering. It deals with the optimization between power engineering and environment with respect to the ecological technology, analysis of ecological arrangement in production, distribution and utilization of the electrical energy. Graduates will be acquainting with the life cycle analysis and economic aspects of renewable energy sources.
Course contents:
Influence of the energy sector to the environment. Ecological aspects of power engineering in SR and EU, future of power engineering in contexts of environment. Legislative aspects of power engineering with respect to environment. International agreements. Climate changes, ozone layer, acid rains. Ecological steps in thermal and nuclear power plants. Security of nuclear power plants. Renewable energy sources and their influence to the environment.
Recommended or required reading:
SORENSEN, B. Renewable Energy: Its physics, engineering, use, environmental impacts, economy and planning aspects. San Diego : Academic Press, 2004. 928 p. ISBN 978-0-12-656153-1.
ŠIMUNEK, P. -- KLUCH, K. -- TKÁČ, J. Životné prostredie. Bratislava : SVŠT v Bratislave, 1991. 207 p.
ŠIMUNEK, P. -- TUŠAN, M. Životné prostredie v energetike. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1983. 140 p.
JANÍČEK, F. -- DARUĽA, I. -- GADUŠ, J. -- REGULA, E. -- SMITKOVÁ, M. -- POLONEC, Ľ. -- ĽUDVÍK, J. -- KUBICA, J. -- MICHALÍK, M. -- BINDZÁR, M. Obnoviteľné zdroje energie 1: Technológie pre udržateľnú budúcnosť. Pezinok : Renesans, 2009. 174 p. ISBN 978-80-89402-04-5.
JANÍČEK, F. -- GADUŠ, J. -- ŠÁLY, V. -- DARUĽA, I. -- REGULA, E. -- SMITKOVÁ, M. -- KUBICA, J. -- PÍPA, M. -- BINDZÁR, M. Obnoviteľné zdroje energie 2: Perspektívne premeny a technológie. Pezinok : Renesans, 2010. 186 p. ISBN 978-80-89402-13-7.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 126

15,1 %
31,0 %
30,2 %
19,0 %
4,7 %
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Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. František Janíček, PhD. (lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Ing. Juraj Kubica, PhD. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak, english
Ing. Ján Poničan (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Mgr. Matej Sadloň (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
23. 3. 2020
Supervisor: prof. Ing. František Janíček, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 03/23/2020.

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