Course detail

Energy Resources and Transformation

FAST-5T0Acad. year: 2019/2020

Problems of primary energy sources and their application in systems of building services. Fossil fuels, renewable sources of energy and secondary sources of energy. Burning of the fossil fuel, boiler rooms for fossil fuels. Condensation technology. Principals of combined heat and power production – cogeneration units. Sources of low-potential heat. Heating systems with heat pumps. Solar energy – active solar systems and their sizing. Composition of phytomass and phytofuels and their energetic importance. Systems for burning of solid phytofuels. Utilization of waste heat. Basic concepts in atmosphere protection. Economic effectiveness of sources.

Department

Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Heat technique, basics of heating and air-condition.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

D. Nová: Tvorba sekundárních zdrojů surovin a energie. ÚVTEI Praha 1981
J. Fricke, W. Borst: Energie. Oldenburg Verlag Oldenburg 1981
Š. Marko a kol.: Energetické zdroje a premeny. ALFA Bratislava 1998

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Problems of primary energy sources and their application in systems of Building Services.
2. Fossil fuels.
3. Renewable sources of energy.
4. Secondary sources of energy.
5. Burning of the fossil fuel, boiler rooms for fossil fuels.
6. Condensation technology.
7. Principals of combined heat and power production – cogeneration units.
8. Sources of low-potential heat.
9. Heating systems with heat pumps.
10. Solar energy – active solar systems and their sizing.
11. Composition of phytomass and phytofuels and their energetic importance. Systems for burning of solid phytofuels.
12. Utilization of waste heat.
13. Basic concepts in atmosphere protection. Economic effectiveness of sources.

Aims

Primary energy, its resources and transformations for the creation of the indoor climate. Renewable energy resources and technical tools of its utilization in systems of environment. Economic and ecological effects of energy transformations.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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