13M061OOOM - Treatment and Storage of Toxic and Radioactive Waste

Course specification
Course title Treatment and Storage of Toxic and Radioactive Waste
Acronym 13M061OOOM
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    The goal Introduces students to the physical, technological and legal aspects of the treatment and disposal of toxic and radioactive waste.
    The outcome Prepare students for the treatment and storage of toxic and radioactive waste.
    Contents of lectures General concepts of radioactive material: type, quantity, condition. The situation in the country and abroad. Processing technology: dilution, concentration, chemical processing, ion exchange, evaporation, immobilization. Test methods for quality of solid form. Temporary storage. Permanent disposal: natural sites, engineering barriers. Disposal sites in the world. A disposal facility.
    Contents of exercises Follows the topisc covered by theoretical contents.
    1. P. Osmokrović, S. Marković, J. Raičević: Radiation protection, lecture notes;
    2. James Saling: Radioactive Waste Management, CRC, 2001.
    3. Raymond Leroy Murray, Kristin L. Manke: Understanding Radioactive Waste, Battelle Press, 2003.
    4. Y. S. Tang: Radioactive Waste Management, Taylor & Francis, 1990.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    2 2
    Methods of teaching 30 hours of lectures + 30 hours of auditory exercises
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 40
    Colloquia 0
    Seminars 30