Gas Transmission and Distribution - N216010
Title: Přeprava a distribuce plynu
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: 24 / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M216007
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: TENKRATD (29.01.2018)
Engineering of the natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines. State behavior 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: Koza Václav doc. Ing. CSc. (24.07.2013)

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: TENKRATD (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: Koza Václav doc. Ing. CSc. (24.07.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (15.08.2019)

1. Legislation in the gas industry, Energy Act

2. Expressing the amount of natural gas

3. Natural gas flow in the pipeline, energy balance, mass

4. Stress of pipelines by internal overpressure

5. Pipeline construction and rehabilitation

6. Gas leakage

7. Gas pressure regulation and regulation station

8. Gas pressure compression and compression station

9. Gas storage technology and principles

10. Moisture content and minor impurities in gas

11. Natural gas dehydration

12. Corrosion and corrosion protection of gas pipelines

13. Measurement of natural gas consumption

14. Accounting of natural gas consumption

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (15.08.2019)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (13.09.2019)

Examination is only possible after the delivery project.

The course is finished oral examination.

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
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 5
Report from individual projects 25
Examination test 70