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2021/2022

Environmental Science

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BEV002ZIP ZK 2 2P English
Lecturer:
Rudolf Bálek (guarantor), Štěpán Potocký (guarantor)
Tutor:
Rudolf Bálek (guarantor), Štěpán Potocký (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Attention is devoted to the basis of ecology, to the growth of human population, to the capitalization of energy and to other resources of the biosphere. The pollution of water, soil, and air together with a waste treatment is evaluated. The impact of mechanic, electric, magnetic fields and chemical components to environment is also discussed. Economy, law and morality in relation to environment are dealt with.

Requirements:

oral examination, case study (5 pages)

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Environmental survey of the Czech Republic and of the World.

2.Environmental problems, their causes. Science, ecological principles.

3.Ecosystems.

4.Evolution, Climate. Biodiversity.

5Food production and the environment

6.Environmental hazards and human health.

7.Air pollution.

8.Climate change. Ozone depletion.

9.Water resources. Water pollution.

10.Nature treasure. Nonrenewable and renewable energy. Energy efficiency.

11.Waste management.

12.Noise and vibration.

13.Electrical fields. Ionizing radiation.

14.Thermal and light comfort.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

To encrease ecological literacy and development of thinking on environmental topics.

Study materials:

1.Miller, G.T., Spoolman S.: Living in the Environment 20e. ISBN: 978-0-357-14220, 2021

2.Wright R.T., Boorse D.: Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future, ISBN 0321811291 (ISBN13: 9780321811295). 2014

3.Myers N., Spoolman S.: Environmental Issues and Solutions. ISBN-13:978-1-4354-6232-8, 2014

4.Europe's environment - The fourth assessment,

5.Haberle G.:Umwelttechnik fur Schule und Beruf. Verlag Europa-Lehrmittel, Nourney, Vollmer GmbH&Co.,42781 Haan-Gruiten Germany 2000

6. Report on the Environment of the Czech Republic, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2019.

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/BEV002ZIP
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT2:C2-84
Potocký Š.
Bálek R.

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Ucebna
Wed
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-16
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5848806.html