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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Power Engineering and Alternative Energy Resources - S218003
Title: Power Engineering and Alternative Energy Resources
Guaranteed by: Department of Power Engineering (218)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2013 to 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Jiříček Ivo Ing. CSc.
Macák Jan doc. Ing. CSc.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Syllabus - Czech
Last update: KNOBLOCL (17.01.2012)

1. Energy needs (past, current, future), Principles of Energy Conversion, Fuels, Combustion

2. Energy Conversion Thermodynamics, Steam Properties, Diagrams, IAPWS formulations

3. Thermal cycles: Carnot, Clausius-Rankine, Brayton, Thermal and Thermodynamic Efficiency

4. Losses: Fossil-fueled & Nuclear plants, Combined Cycles, Co-generation units, Fuel Cells

5. Corrosion and Material Problems in Power Engineering

6. Cooling cycles, Heat Pumps, Thermodynamics thereof

7. Environmental Impact of Power Production. Measures of its minimization

8. Fossil Fuels & Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Sustainable Future

9. Solar Energy: Electricity from Solar Thermal & Photovoltaic Systems, Heat from Active & Passive Systems

10. Wind Energy: Turbines, Aerodynamics, Electricity Production & Environmental Impact

11. Hydroelectricity: Low Head Plants, Impulse & Reaction Turbines, Pumped Storage, Wave Energy & Tidal Power

12. Bioenergy: Energy Crops, Thermochemical Conversion, Combustion, Pyrolysis, Gasification, Agropellets

13. Bioenergy: Digestion, Heat and Power from Gaseous & Liquid & Waste Fuels, Biodiesel, Ethanol,

14. Geothermal Energy: Hot Dry Rocks, Physical & Latent & Chemical Storage Materials