Subject: Hazardous materials and hazardous waste (17 - ZR501)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Environment Protection Engineering
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2009..

Introducing student to the basics of the hazardous waste and hazardous materials management. The course objective is to introduce students to the specifics of the hazardous waste management which comes from the hazardous material properties, as well as with technologies which help reduce or completely eliminate negative impact of dangerous materials to people`s health and environment.
Students acquire knowledge necessary to understand the hazardous waste properties, specifics about handling and contemporary ways of hazardous waste management. Mastering this course enables students to safely handle hazardous waste and to understand project criteria for temporary and permanent hazardous waste storage design.
Lectures in theory: Legislation related to the hazardous waste management in our country and in EU with a special emphasis on the Basel Convention, Defining the properties of hazardous waste and introduction to the physical, chemical, and other properties of hazardous waste, Transportation system and vehicles for hazardous waste transportation, Methods of recycling, Selection of the hazardous waste storage containers, Designing the temporary hazardous waste storage, Designing permanent hazardous waste landfills, Selection of the location for hazardous waste disposal. Methods of hazardous waste destruction. Financial implications of possible measures.
Lectures, Auditory Practice and Consultations. Lectures: theoretical part of the course. Practice: they accompany lectures and deepen the knowledge by examples from the practice; students are further introduced to the rules of design of temporary and permanent hazardous waste storage, as well as to the ways of selection of hazardous waste storage containers.
Jakšić, B., Ilić, M.Upravljanje opasnim otpadom2000Urbanistički zavod Republike Srpske, Banja LukaSerbian language
Christensen, T.H.Solid Waste Technology & Management, Volume 1 & 22011Wiley Publication, United Kingdom English
Radić, V.Opasne materije2011Pan Plast BeogradSerbian language
Kosić, S., Božić-Trefalt, V., Tomović, D.Bezbednost i zdravlje na radu Direktive Evropske unije2006Agencija za BZNR i zdravlje u radnoj i životnoj sredini TDF PREVING KragujevacSerbian language
Waugh, W.Living with hazards, dealing with disasters: an introduction to emergency management2000Armonk NY: M.E. SharpeSerbian language
M.D.La Grega, P.L.Buckingham, J.C.Evans, ERM,Hazardous Waste Management2001McGraw HillEnglish
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes70.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Ubavin Dejan
Full Professor

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Đatkov Đorđe
Associate Professor

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Zoraja Bojana
Assistant with PhD

Practical classes