Course detail

Nuclear energetic equipments

FEKT-BJEZAcad. year: 2017/2018

The subject is intended for students who want to work in nuclear power engineering. The subject covers constructional, economic, ecological and operational properties of energy machinery of nuclear power plants, its mutual interaction, its operation and maintenance, economical utilization, analysis of the influence of faults of the systems on the operational indices and the economy of the operation of power-generating plants.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Knowledge concerning energy machinery of nuclear power plants, its operational and energetic characteristics, operation and maintenance.

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Raček, J.: Jaderná zařízení.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Techning methods include lectures, practical exercises and practical laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Steam and gas cycles of nuclear power plants. The theoretical elements of thermal power engineering. Heat transfer of nuclear reactors. The elements of nuclear engineering. Nuclear power plants with water-cooled reactors. Nuclear power plants with boiling reactors. Nuclear power plants with gas-cooled reactors. Nuclear power plants with liquid-metal-cooled reactors. Pumps and blowers of nuclear power plants. Heat exchangers of nuclear power plants. Steam generators of nuclear power plants. Steam turbines of nuclear power plants and theirs equipment. Safety of operation of nuclear power plants.

Aims

The objective of the subject is to make students familiar with basic information concerning the energy machinery of nuclear power plants.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-SEE , 3. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional specialized

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

15 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

24 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer