Course syllabus P15-0086-I - Chemistry of Waste (FBFS - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Chemistry of Waste
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: Applied Biology - master (required), 2. semester
Agrobiotechnology - master (elective), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester, 1 written test (for 20 points) and semestral student work (20 points) and a final written exam for 60 points will be realised. For the evaluation A it is necessary to obtain at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, for the evaluation C at least 79 points, for the evaluation D at least 72 points and for the evaluation E at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understand of the common principles of wastes, types, likvidation and exploation of wastes and particular legislation. After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge about the wastes manipulation within their emergence, transport, reuse and disposal and to use gained knowledge by the enterprise, municipality and town waste management guidance.
Course contents:
Wastes characteristic, production of wastes, stucture of wastes. Wastes chemistry. Effect of wastes to litosphere, pedosphere, atmosphere and hydrospere. Wastes on agricultural production, food and chemical factory, radioactive wastes. production, characteristic and disposal of saverage waters. Recyclation. Wastes legislative.
Recommended or required reading:
Europe's Environment The Dobřiš Assesment, EEA, Copenhagen, 1995
Chmielewská, E. - Kuruc, J. ODPADY, UK Bratislava, 2008. ISBN 978-80-223-2407-6
Tolgyessy, Piatrik: Odpad-surovina budúcnosti, Obzor 1984

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 195

65,6 %
21,0 %10,3 %1,5 %1,6 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Marek Šnirc, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Ing. Tomáš Tóth, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 28. 2. 2020
doc. RNDr. Ing. Tomáš Tóth, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 02/28/2020.

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