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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Materials for power and fuel industry - B218006
Title: Materiály pro energetiku a průmysl paliv
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Guarantor: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc.
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Annotation -
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (26.01.2018)
The subject presents a basic knowledge about structural materials in power and fuel industry, basic degradation mechanisms and means of the degradation slowing down.
Literature -
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (26.01.2018)

D:Hübner P., Úprava vody v energetice, vyd.VŠCHT, 2015, ISBN 978-80-7080-873-3

D:Číhal V., Korozivzdorné oceli a slitiny, Akademia Praha, 1999, ISBN 80-200-0671-0

D:Jones D.A., Principles and Prevention of Corrosion, Prentice Hall, N.Y., 1996, ISBN 0-13-359993-0

Syllabus -
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (26.01.2018)

1. Introduction to corrosion and lifespan of structural materials

2. Steels as main structural materials, Fe-C diagram, steel phases, steel types, steels for fossil-fuelled and nuclear power and for fuel industry

3. Corrosion principles, kinetic and thermodynamic aspects, passive-active state, potential-pH diagrams

4. Types of corrosion of metallic materials

5. Corrosion and degradation of non-metallic materials, plastic, glass, concrete, wood.

6. Electrochemical principle of corrosion in water. Corrosion in gases and flue gases.

7. Main forms of corrosion under stress and temperature (corrosion cracking, corrosion fatigue, creep). Methods of evaluation of mechanic properties of materials.

8. Materials for advanced energy systems and their degradation

9. Methods of corrosion testing and monitoring

10. Corrosion in power cycles, corrosion in spent fuel depository

11. degradation of materials for water treatment (ion exchange resins, membranes)

12. Corrosion in production, transport, processing and storage of energy fuels and raw materials, corrosion in steam- and hot-water piping

13. Corrosion protection

14. Lifespan control principles of processing plants in power and fuel industry

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc. (26.01.2018)

Summary test and oral exam

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1,5 42
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