Course detail

FCH-DC_AZEAcad. year: 2019/2020

Definitions and basic characteristics of individual technologies using renewable and non-fossil energy sources. Learning outcomes of the course unit The subject is intended to contribute to the understanding of the interconnectedness of individual areas environmental protection with an emphasis on the issue of the impact of renewable and non-fossil energy sources on the cleanliness of air, water and soil, including their correct incorporation as a landscape element.
Particular attention is paid to the complex understanding of the technological processes leading to the optimal use of individual alternative energy sources.
Students will become acquainted with high energy technologies and their safety. Special concepts in radiation technologies and current trends will be explained.
Students will master the principles and philosophy of using renewable energy resources, including the ability to design their own simple technological units.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

QUASCHNING, V.: Obnovitelné zdroje energií. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2010, 296 s. ISBN 978-80-247-3250-3. (CS)
MALAŤÁK, J. a VACULÍK, P.: Biomasa pro výrobu energie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze, 2008, 206 s. ISBN 978-80-213-1810-6. (CS)
LIBRA, M. a POULEK, V.: Zdroje a využití energie. 1. vyd. Praha: Česká zemědělská univerzita, 2007, 141 s. ISBN 978-80-213-1647-8. (CS)
LIBRA, M.: Fotovoltaika: teorie i praxe využití solární energie. 1. vyd. Praha: Ilsa, 2009, 160 s. ISBN: 978-80-904311-0-2. (CS)
TWIDELL, J. W. and WEIR, A. D.: Renewable Energy Resources. Taylor & Francis, 2005. ISBN: 0-419-25320-3. (EN)
BURTON, T. Wind energy handbook. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley, 2011, xxxvii, 742 p., [4] p. of col. plates. ISBN 978-111-9993-933. (EN)
MICHAELIDES E.E., Alternative energy sources. New York: Springer, 2012, p. cm. ISBN 978-3-642-20950-5. (EN)
KOLEKTIV: Základy radiačních technologií , ÚIS pro jaderný program, ČSKAE,ÚJV,Řež 1985. (CS)
PŮČKOVÁ, H.; KOTLÍK, J.; KOTLÍKOVÁ, S.; MIKŠÍK, F. Rychlerostoucí dřeviny a životní prostředí. In XXIV. Vedecké sympózium s mezinárodnou účasťou. Košice 2015: Slovenská banícka spoločnosť ZSVTS, Základná organizácia pri Ústave geotechniky SAV, 2015. s. 44-48. ISBN: 978-80-970034-8- 7. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of individual consultation. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The student will prepare a literary research on a given topic in the range of 10 standard pages. An oral exam follows when the student proves
knowledge of the issues studied.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


Obtaining special, expanding knowledge of renewable energy technologies. In particular, their impact on the environment and landscape character.

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

Elaboration of seminar project on topic assigned and its presentation

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DPCP_CHTOZP_N Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKCP_CHTOZP_N Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit


Guided consultation

4 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer