Subject description - AE1M13EMP

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AE1M13EMP Ecology of materials and processes Extent of teaching:2+2L
Guarantors:  Roles:P,V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13113 Credits:5 Semester:L


Electrical Technology from the perspective of ecology. Environmental assessment of the various types of surface protection. Environmental aspects of protective systems used in electronics. Environmental impacts of electrical production. Ekodesign proposal of the electrical product. Principles of the proposal product for a difficult operating environment. Disposal of electrical waste.

Study targets:

Get a basic knowledge of environmentally unexceptionable technologies and the adaptation eletrical equipment in to heavy environs.

Course outlines:

1. Industrial production and the environment
2. The ecological risks of a technological processes used in the electrical engineering
3. The environmental audit of the technological processes
4. Ecology and a quality of an electrical products
5. Ekodesign proposal of the electrical product
6. Life cycle assessment (LCA)
7. Recycling of the electrical products
8. Environmentally harmful electrical materials and their compensation
9. Plastics and composite materials from the ecological point of view
10. General principles of technological processes of surface treatments
11. Surfaces metallic and non-metallic coatings
12. Surfaces inorganic coatings
13. Coating systems and protective coatings of powdered plastic
14. The principles of the protection product to the difficult operating environment

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction into program of exercise.
2. Examples of ecological processes in an electrical technology
3. Video-program
4. Samples of the environmentally unexceptionable preliminary work
5. Samples of the environmentally unexceptionable surface protections
6. Video-program
7. Introduction into software SimaPro
8. Examples of the application of a temporary protection.
9. Examples of the products corresponding of ISO 9000 and ISO 14000
10. Video-program.
11. Presentation of seminary problems.
12. Presentation of seminary problems.
13. Presentation of seminary problems.
14. Credit


Castells F.,Rodrigo J.,Alonso J.C.: Electrical and Electronic Practical Ecodesign Guide. University Rovira i Virgili, Spain 2002. Guinée J.,B. a coll.:Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment. Kluwer Academic Publishers, UK Sonnemann G.,Castells F.,Schumacher M.:Integrated life-cycle and risk assesment for industrial processes. Lewis Publishers, USA


The student is required to participate in exercises and to develope a project.



coating, protective coating, temporary protection, cleaner production

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEKME1 Wireless Communication V 2
MEKME5 Systems of Communication V 2
MEKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 2
MEKME3 Electronics V 2
MEKME2 Multimedia Technology V 2
MEEEM1 Technological Systems P 2
MEEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering P 2
MEEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives P 2
MEOI1 Artificial Intelligence V 2
MEOI5NEW Software Engineering V 2
MEOI5 Software Engineering V 2
MEOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V 2
MEOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V 2
MEOI2 Computer Engineering V 2
MEKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 2
MEKYR1 Robotics V 2
MEKYR3 Systems and Control V 2
MEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 2

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