Course detail

Electrical Power Production and Distribution

FEKT-HVDEAcad. year: 2018/2019

Basic principles of electrical power generation. Principles and technology of common types of electrical power plants. Transmission and distribution networks. Issues of electrical power distribution.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students get the basic facts about electrical power generation and distribution.

Prerequisites

Subject knowledge on secondary school level and pre-intermediate knowledge of English are required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Saadat, H. Power system analysis, McGraw-Hill, 1999 (EN)
Blažek, V., Skala, P. Electrical Power Distribution, 2006. (EN)
Matoušek, A. Výroba elektrické energie, 2007, VUT v Brně (CS)
Toman, P. a kol. Provoz distribučních soustav, 2011, ČVUT v Praze (CS)
Tlustý, J. a kol. Návrh a rozvoj elektroenergetických sítí, 2011, ČVUT v Praze (CS)
Doležal, J. a kol. Jaderné a klasické elektrárny, 2011, ČVUT v Praze (CS)
Mastný, P. a kol. Obnovitelné zdroje elektrické energie, 2011, ČVUT v Praze (CS)
Tlustý, J. a kol. Monitorování, řízení a chránění elektrizačních soustav, 2011, ČVUT v Praze (CS)
Ibler, Z. a kol. Technický průvodce energetika, 2002, BEN - Technická literatura (CS)
Mertlová, J. a kol. Electric power engineering and ecology 1+2, 2011, BEN - Technická literatura (EN)
Sörensen, B., Renewable Energy, Elsevier Ltd., fourth edition 2011, ISBN: 978-0-12-375025-9 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in Article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

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 year.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Energy sources, electrical power generation, basic terms and principles.
2. Thermal power plants.
3. Nuclear power plants.
4. Renewable energy sources.
5. Ecological aspects of electrical power generation.
6. Transmission and distribution networks.
7. Issues of electrical power distribution.

Aims

To acquaint the students with basic issues of electrical power generation and distribution.

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 AJEI-H Bachelor's

    branch H-AEI , 3. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer