Course detail

Technical Thermodynamics

FAST-BJ011Acad. year: 2019/2020

The principles of thermodynamics: the development of thermodynamics, the importance of it in thermal operations in the production of building materials, the laws, the state and process variables, volume and technical work, cyclic processes, thermal diagrams, entropy and irreversibility of processes in practice.
Streaming of liquids: basic terms, energetic balance, loss in real systems.
Heat transfer: by conduction, radiation, convection, criteria of similarity.
Thermodynamics of steams: real steams and gases, thermal diagrams and application, state of steams and their changes, mixing of steam with water.
Thermodynamics of humid air: state variables, state equation, i-x diagrams and its application, changes of state, mixing of air streams, heat and mass transfer, principles of the drying process, the static of drying, balances, types of dryers, and the application of i-x diagram.
Principles of combustion: solid, liquid and gaseous fuels, components and properties, combustion static, quantity of air and of combustion products, principles of heat balances of kilns.
Energetic and ecology: energetic of building materials production, development in the world, ecological aspects of EU legislative.

Department

Institute of Technology of Building Materials and Components (THD)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student would manage the goal of the subject by acquiring the knowledge on the importance of heat engineering in decisive technological production processes of construction substances, as well as in terms of process and production quality and mainly in the economy of production and ecological aspects.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of thermal engineering, knowledge of technological processes for binders and ceramic products production, especially drying and burning processes. Physics of Building Materials

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

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

1st Development of applied thermodynamics, significance in thermal processes of building materials manufacture, relations with energetic situation.
2nd Laws, state and technological quantities, volume work and technical work, cyclic processes.
3rd Heat diagrams, entropy, irreversibility of processes in practice.
4th Flow of liquids, terminology, energetic balance, flow loss in real systems of building materials.
5th Heat transfer by conduction, by radiation, by flow, similarity criteria.
6th Thermodynamics of vapours, real gases and vapours, heat diagrams.
7th Diagrams application, the state of vapours and their changes, mixing of vapours and of vapour with water.
8th Thermodynamics of humid air, state variables, state equations.
9th i-x diagram and its applications, state transformations, mixing of air flows,
10th Heat transmission and mass transfer, principles of the drying process, statics of drying, balances, type of dryers.
11th Solid, liquid and gaseous fuels, components of fuels, possibilities of alternative fuels, predictions concerning the securing of primary energy sources.
12th Fundamentals of combustion, combustion statics, quantity of air and of combustion gases.
13th Principles of kilns heat balance, survey of kiln units for the production of building materials, burners. Energetic and ecology: energetic of the building materials production, development in the world, environmental aspects of EU legislation.

Aims

Complete overview about the importance of heat techniques in decisive technological processes of building materials production, especially of production economy and ecological aspects. Basic outlook in national and worldwide balance of energetic resources, mastery of heat balances and of tasks connected wit heat savings solution especially in energetically most demanding processes of drying and burning, environmental responsibility improvement of building materials manufacturers to produce sustain ecologically acceptable products.

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer