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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Physical and Chemical Processes in Energetics - AP218001
Title: Physical and Chemical Processes in Energetics
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)Schedule is not published yet, this information might be misleading.
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Jelínek Luděk doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : D218001, P218001
Annotation -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)
The course is oriented to physical and chemical processes during energy transformations, including chemical regimes and structural materials-environment interactions.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)

To understand the thermodynamic principles of energy transformation, knowledge of principal power cycles.

Knowledge of technology facilities and chemical regimes of power cycles

Knowledge of negative impact of power industry on environment and principles of sustainability.

Literature -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (27.11.2018)

R: Herbert H.Uhlig: Corrosion and Corrosion Control, A.Wiley Publ., N.Y., 1985

Learning resources -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)

Passing an oral examination

Syllabus -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (19.11.2018)

1. Energetics, kinds and sources of energies, energy conversion principles

2.1st law of thermodynamics, heat, work

3. 2nd law of thermodynamics, entropy

4. Carnot´s cycle, reversed Carnot´s, Clausius-Rankine, Brayton cycle

5. States of water and steam, equations, diagrams

6. Steam production, boilers, steam generators ,

7. Water treatment for power cycles and industry

8. Ion exchange and membranes processes of water treatment

9. Corrosion and corrosion protection of energetic equipment

10. Cooling cycles in power engineering, make-up water treatment

11. Cooling to low temperatures, heat pumps

12. Power engineering facilities

13. Ecological impacts of energy production, renewable sources

14. Nuclear energy, principles, types of reactors

First unit covers theoretical backgrounds of energy conversion: a)thermodynamics of energy conversion b)thermal cycles c)electrochemical conversion of energy d)use of diagrams

Second unit covers a) technological facilities, b)facilities of feed water treatment, c)technological elements of power productions

Third unit covers a)materials in power sector, b)interaction material-media, c)material degradation processes, d)protective layers, e)corrosion inhibition

Fourth unit covers a)sustainable energy, b)interaction of power systems and environment, c)renewable energy systems, e)nuclear energy, especially reactors of GEN IV