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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Gas Transmission and Distribution - M216007
Title: Přeprava a distribuce plynu
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/1 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N216010
Annotation -
Last update: Tenkrát Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (29.01.2018)
Engineering of the natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines. State behaviour and transport properties of natural gas, flow in pipeline. Pressure control, Joule-Thomson phenomenon, gas heating before the pressure regulation. Pipeline system operation and corresponding cashflows. Additionally, the principles and utilization of underground storages, construction and rehabilitation of gas pipelines as well as the legal and safety background.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (17.01.2018)

Students will be able: to calculate state behaviour of the natural gas and flow of gas in pipelines; to design the gas pressure regulation including gas preheating; to understand the financial flows in pipeline construction, gas transmission and distribution.

Literature -
Last update: Tenkrát Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (29.01.2018)

R: Anon., Plynárenská příručka, Gas s.r.o., Praha, 1997, 80-902339-6-1, or

R: Anon., Plynárenská příručka, Gas s.r.o., Praha, 2007, CD reedice, 978-80-7328-112-0

A: Mokhatab S. et al., Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing, Elsevier, Oxford, 2006, 978-0-7506-7776-7

A: K. Homann, T. Hüwener, B. Klocke, U. Wernekinck: Handbuch der Gasversorgungstechnik: Logistik - Infrastruktur – Lösungen, DIV Verlag, 2017. ISBN 978-3-8356-7299-4

Learning resources -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (17.01.2018)

Syllabus -
Last update: Tenkrát Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (29.01.2018)

1. Legal background, codes of praxis; Gas mixtures, thermal and transport properties

2. Gas flow in the pipeline, energy and mass balances

3. Local hydraulic resistances, friction factor, efficiency

4. Pipeline network topology, ruptures and gas leakages

5. Pipeline material and testing; pipe manufacturing

6. Pipeline construction and rehabilitation

7. Gas pressure regulation and compression

8. Gas storage technology and principles

9. Moisture content and minor impurities in gas

10. Corrosion and corrosion protection

11. Safety and safety measures

12. Gas quality distribution; quality monitoring

13. Measurement and identification of gas consumption and losses

14. Gas market rules, end customers, traders

Registration requirements -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (17.01.2018)

Mathematics A

Physical Chemistry I

Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering I

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Tenkrát Daniel Ing. Ph.D. (29.01.2018)

Examination is only possible after the delivery of the solved set of computational examples (project) obtained during lectures.

Examination itself consists of multiple choice test (min 50% required to pass).

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1,5 42
Práce na individuálním projektu 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1,5 42
4 / 4 112 / 112