Course syllabus T15-0058-I - Environmental Physics and Eco-energetics (TF - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Course unit code: T15-0058-I
Course unit title: Environmental Physics and Eco-energetics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 6
Semester: Machinery for Biosystems - master (elective), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Elaboration and presentation of seminar work - 40 points, final written exam - 60 points. To gain grade A (excellent) it is required at least 93 points, grade B (very good) at least 86 points, grade C (good) at least 79 points, grade D (satisfactory) at least 72 points and grade E (sufficient) at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student acquaints with environments problem, he obtains view about actual ecologic global problems and about eco-energetic potential. He obtains knowledge about physical factors of environment and assessment of risk. Student can suggest methods of solving partial ecological problems.
After completion of the subject the student is able to solve problems in the area of environmental physics and eco-energetics, he is able to apply knowledge in practice, he is able to analyse environments problems and then he is able to identify the solutions.
Course contents:
Environment, physical factors of environment, classification and risk of physical factors. Earth, Sun, water, the atmosphere, the effects of mechanical forces and noise, gravitation field and its effects. Energy, types and sources of energy. Renewable sources of energy and eco-energetics. The effects of electric and magnetic fields. Light, effects of radiation. Principal solution of global environmental problems.
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
DUNCA, J. -- HANZELÍK, F. -- HLAVÁČOVÁ, Z. -- HLOZÁK, K. Biofyzika. 4th ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2004. 222 p. ISBN 80-8069-376-5.
BOŽIKOVÁ, M. -- HLAVÁČ, P. Alternatívne zdroje energie v NED = Alternative energy sources in NED. In MAGA, J. -- FINDURA, P. -- MAGA, F. Zelená energia - výzva pre budúcnosť: zborník príspevkov, Nitra, 9.6.2010. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2010, p. 45--51. ISBN 978-80-552-0480-2.
BOŽIKOVÁ, M. Applications of physical research in engineering. Nitra: Slovak University of Agriculture, 2012. ISBN 978-80-552-0839-8 (brož.).
BOŽIKOVÁ, M. Comparison of advantages in different types of solar systems. In 7th workshop on energy and environment. Gödöllö: Szent István University, 2001, p. 25.
BOŽIKOVÁ, M. Obnoviteľné zdroje energie v teórii a praxi: slnečná energia a veterná energia. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 150 p. ISBN 978-80-552-0843-5.

Recommended:
Holec a kol.: Prírodoveda, UMB Banská Bystrica, 1999
Hrazdira, I. a kol.: Biofyzika, Avicenum, Praha, 1983
študijné materiály na dokumentovom serveri predmetu, internetové zdroje, vedecké časopisy

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 13

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Matúš Bilčík (instructor)
doc. RNDr. Vlasta Vozárová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 13. 2. 2018
Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Vlasta Vozárová, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/13/2018.

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