Design and Operation of Fluid Machines
FSI-MPZAcad. year: 2018/2019
Hydraulic power plants design - the basics of the water power is presented as to range, scope, technologies, structure, operation, control, measurements and economy of the plants.
Municipal Wateworks and Sewage Works design - the basics of the waterworks and the municipal waste water treatment plants is presented as to range, scope, technologies, structure, operation, control, measurements and economy.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of theory, simulation methods, of the basic approach to design, technology and operation of the hydraulic power plants, waterworks and municipal waste water plants
Knowledge, during the previous courses of Hydromechanics and Pipe engineering obtained, is the pre-requisite
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Štoll,Č.,Kratochvíl,S.,Holata,M., Využití vodní energie. Praha, SNTL 1977
Čábelka,J., Využitie vodnej energie I. Bratislava, SVTL 1958
Čábelka,J., Využitie vodnej energie II. Bratislava, SVTL 1959
Nechleba,M.,Vodní turbíny, jejich konstrukce a příslušenství.2. vydání. Praha, SNTL 1962
Paciga,A. Projektovanie zariadení čerpacej techniky. Bratislava, SVTL 1978
Kolář, V.,Vinopal, S.,Hydraulika průmyslových armatur. Praha, SNTL 1963
Bláha,J.,Brada,K., Příručka čerpací techniky. Praha,ČVUT 1997,ISBN 80-01-01626-9
Malý,j.,Malá,J.,Chemie a technologie vody.Brno, NOEL2000 1996, ISBN80-8620-13-4
Dohányos,M.a kol., Anaerobní čistírenské technologie. Brno, NOEL2000 1998, ISBN 80-86020-19-3
Medek, J. Hydraulické pochody.Brno, PC-DIR 1990. ISBN80-214-0563-5
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Teaching is suplemented by practical laboratory work.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Seminars and written tasks on the excercises. Course-unit credit requirements, way and rules of examinations and the final classification of the course. Credit and Examination (oral exam)
Language of instruction
Introduces the basics of the design of hydraulic power plants, waterworks and city waste water treatment plants is the goal
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Seminars and written tasks on the excercises
Type of course unit
52 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer
Hydraulic power plants design (Mr. Haluza) :
1.Categories and layout of the HEPP(Hydro Electric Water Plant).
2.Flow in penstocks,consumption curves.A curves of flow and head persisting. The design of
turbines with characteristic exploitation.The penstock design.
3.Design of surge chambers. The safety protection of penstocks.
4.The safety equipment of HEPP (screens,baffles,gate openings).Operational and safety valves.
5.Broth design, dimensioning.Water jump coomputation.
6.The main dimensions of machine room of HEPP.
Municipal Wateworks and Sewage Works design (Mr.Štigler) :
7.Preliminary, literature, range and scope of the subject. History and future. Enviromental control. Aerobic and anaerobic process.
8.Water pollution and its markers. Water as a raw and pruduct. Structure of the typical waterwork an sewage work
9.The hydraulic principle of the processes. Waterhammer and the anti-surge protenction.
10.Physical, chemical and biochemical technologies. Input of the raw and vaste water, output of the processed water.
11.Dewatering of the sludge. Sewage gas.
13.Control and measurement. Design, construction, operation. Samples of the works.
labs and studios
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
The previous lecture-related workshops. 1xlaboratory, 1xan external excursion