FSI-DSTAcad. year: 2019/2020
The course provides students with basic knowledge of power generation engineering. The power machines include thermal cycles, steam boilers, gas and steam turbines, and power plants including environmental impact.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student will obtain overall knowledge power engineering and power machines.
Knowledge of general mathematics and physics
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Fiedler,Krbek,Polesný: Strojní zařízení elektráren,skripta VUT 1999
Zbyněk Ibler: Technický průvodce energetika, BEN, Praha 2002
Leyzerovich:Large Power Steam Turbines,Pennwell Books,USA2003
Fiedler:Parní turbiny,skripta VUT,2004
Melichar:Malé vodní turbiny,ČVUT1998
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures. Participation in the exercise is mandatory.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Credit requirements:successfully passed a test during the semester. The examination consists of an oral and written parts.
Language of instruction
The course familiarises students with work of power engineering plants.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Participation in the exercises is systematically controlled.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer
1. forms of energy
2.3. theory of power machines
4.5. boiler - source of heat
6.7. thermal turbines
8. nuclear power energy
9. internal combustion engine
10. water machines
11. compressors, ventilators
12.13.renewable energy sources
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1. calculations of the fuel consumption
2.-5. calculations of the cycles' efficiencies
6.-7. calculations of boilers
8.-9. design of a steam turbine
10.-12.calculations of the renewable energy sources
13.calculations of the economic indicators
eLearning: currently opened course