FEKT-MPA-NPEAcad. year: 2020/2021
The subject acquaint students with utilization of diferent kinds of primary energy by less known and perspective technological proceses of their conversion to electrical energy, including alternative sources.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Student will get survey about perspective and alternative souces of electrical power.
The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
LAUGHTON, M.A. and WARME, D.F.: Electrical Engineer's Reference Book, Elsevier Science, 2002, ISBN: 9780080523545 (EN)
McCRACKEN, G. STOTT, P.: Fusion: The Energy of the Universe, ISBN: 9780123846563, Academic Press, 2012 , Elsevier Science (EN)
SIEGENTHALER, J.: Heating with Renewable Energy. ISBN: 9781337268684, 2016,Cengage Learning (EN)
SAWHNEY, G.S., NON CONVENTIONAL RESOURCES OF ENERGY, ISBN : 9788120346093,Y1 - 2012, PB - PHI Learning (EN)
SENFT, James R. Ringbom stirling engines. Oxford: University Press, 1993, 189 s. ISBN 0-19-507798-9. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. Techning methods include lectures, computer laboratories and practical laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write a single project/assignment during the course.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Assessment of written and oral part of final exam is directed by FEKT (FEEC) rules.
Minimum points for course-unit credit is 20 points, maximum 30 points.
Minimum points for final written exam is 40 points, maximum 70points.
Minimum total points to obtain a course is 50 points, maximum 100 points.
Language of instruction
1. Introduction to subject
2. Utilization of Solar Energy
3. Utilization of Wind Energy
4. Electrochemical Fuel Elements
5. Thermoelectric Transformation of Energy
6. Thermonuclear Fusion
7. Magnetohydrodynamic Generators -I.
8. Magnetohydrodynamic Generators -II.
9. Ocean and Sea Energy
10. Power to Gas
11. Future of Energy Sources
The aim of subject is attention on physical principles of acquire of electrical energy by unconvention technology.
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 MPA-EEN Master's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional