Subject description - AE0M02ZIP

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AE0M02ZIP Environmental Science Extent of teaching:2+0s
Guarantors:Bálek R. Roles:V Language of
Teachers:Bálek R. Completion:ZK
Responsible Department:13102 Credits:2 Semester:Z


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.

Study targets:

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

Course outlines:

1. Environmental survey of the Czech Republic and of the World.
2. Environmental problems, their causes. Science, ecological principles.
3. Ecosystems.
4. Climate. Sustaining biodiversity.
5 Food, soil, forestry and pest management.
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.

Exercises outline:


1. Miller, G.T., Spoolman S.: Living in the Environment 18e. ISBN 13: 978-1-337-09415-3, 2018
2. Wright R.T., Boorse D.: Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future, ISBN13: 9780321811295, 2014
3. Myers N., Spoolman S.: Environmental Issues and Solutions. ISBN-13:978-1-4354-6232-8, 2014
4. Global Environmental Outlook, GEO4, Environment for Development. UNEP, 2007
5. Europe's environment - The fourth assessment
6. Haberle G.:Umwelttechnik fur Schule und Beruf. Verlag Europa-Lehrmittel, Nourney, Vollmer GmbH&Co.,42781 Haan-Gruiten Germany, 2000
7. Report on the Environment of the Czech Republic, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2017.


oral examination, case study (5 pages)





ecology, environment, sustainable development

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEKME1 Wireless Communication V
MEKME5 Systems of Communication V
MEKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V
MEKME3 Electronics V
MEKME2 Multimedia Technology V
MEOI1 Artificial Intelligence V
MEOI5NEW Software Engineering V
MEOI5 Software Engineering V
MEOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V
MEOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V
MEOI2 Computer Engineering V
MEEEM1 Technological Systems V
MEEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MEEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MEEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V
MEEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V
MEKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MEKYR1 Robotics V
MEKYR3 Systems and Control V
MEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V

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