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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Safety and reliability in the power engineering and the other industry - N216001
Title: Bezpečnost a spolehlivost v energetice a průmyslu
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Actual: from 2015
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: 32 / 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: Berka Jan Ing. Ph.D.
Z//Is interchangeable with: M216019
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ216 (19.11.2013)
The aim of the subject is to introduce with comprehension apprehension of hazards related to technical and technologic processes. The subject is aimed above all at hazards related to chemical and power plants, especially nuclear power plants, where the question of potential hazards and safety is one of the priorities. Last but not least within the scope of the subject students improve their self and presentation abilities, new trends of the branch are presented.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Berka Jan Ing. Ph.D. (06.07.2013)

Students will be able to:

  • distinguish terms: danger, hazard, threat
  • know difference between hazard and sense of risk
  • estimate hazards of chemical and power production
  • gain knowledge about new trends of power engineering, basic knowledge of toxicology, material engineering, safety and other branches
  • simulate simple hazardous situations by means of freeware ALOHA
  • principles of evaluation of safety, lifetime and reliability of power and chemical production
  • work separately and also in groups, present their ideas

Literature -
Last update: Berka Jan Ing. Ph.D. (16.01.2018)

R: internal texts, presentation and materials prepared by teachers of the subject and presented during lectures, ISBN: 0-00-0000

A J. Bečvář a kol: Jaderné elektrárny, SNTL, ISBN: 04-237-81

A: D: Ľ. Jelemenský, J. Labovský, Z. Labovská, J. Markoš: Hodnotenie nebezpečenstva chemických procesov,Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislave, ISBN: 0-00-0000

A: Daniel A. Crowl, Joseph F. Louvar: Chemical Process Safety - Fundamentals with Applications, ISBN: 0-13-018176-5

A: K. Macek, P. Zuna: Nauka o materiálu, ISBN: 978-80-01-02901-5

A: Z. Kříž: Vznik a historie státního dozoru nad jadernou bezpečností Československé komise pro atomovou energii (1970-1992), Zsolt Staník, Praha 2012, ISBN: 978-80-904045-4-0

A: B. Heřmanský, I. Štoll: Energie pro 21. století, ČVUT 1992, ISBN: 80-01-00817-7

Learning resources -
Last update: Berka Jan Ing. Ph.D. (06.07.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: Berka Jan Ing. Ph.D. (11.10.2016)

1. Importance of risk evaluation, basic terms, history and future of risk assesment

2. Elements of toxicology

3. Technologies and risks in the nuclear energy

4. Technologies and risks of future types of nuclear reactors and new energy resources

5. Evaluation of safety and reliability of nuclear power plants and prevention of irradiation

6. The well-known nuclear accidents

7. Risk assessment associated with production and reprocessing of nuclear fuels, nuclear wastes

8. Excursion to the areal of NRI rez to see the experimental nuclear reactors and other facilities

9. Modeling of the escape of burnable and toxic chemicals, simulation of effect of explosion and burning through the use of ALOHA program

10.Influence of operational safety and reliability on coolant quality, treatment of coolants – especially treatment of water for nuclear power engineering

11. Evaluation of basic mechanical properties of structural materials

12. Deterministic and stochastic evaluation of the nuclear safety

13. Evaluation of defects of power facilities

14. Student´s presentations and lectures, works in groups, presentation skills training

Entry requirements -
Last update: Berka Jan Ing. Ph.D. (06.07.2013)

For entry to this subject also entry the subject N403011, fulfilled subject N413002 and key knowledge from subject N218004 is required. Basic knowledge from power engineering, corrosion and metallic materials are demanded.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (01.02.2018)

Chemical engineering A, Physical chemistry A

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast v laboratořích (na exkurzi nebo praxi) 0,3 8
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0,5 14
Účast na přednáškách 2 56
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Práce na individuálním projektu 0,2 6
Účast na seminářích 0,5 14
4 / 4 112 / 112
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Defense of an individual project 5
Report from individual projects 30
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 35