Course detail

New Trends and Technologies in Power System Generation

FEKT-DKA-EE2Acad. year: 2020/2021

Subject deals with specific present power production problems from view of technical development, operation economy and relation to environment.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Participant gains summary about specific present problems in power engineering.

Prerequisites

It is assumed to pass some compulsory and optional subjects of bachelor programme (SEE) and magister programme (EEN).

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kiameh, P.: Power Generation Handbook. McGraw-Hill Handbooks, 2002. (EN)
Bent S., Renewable Energy, fourth eddition, Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data, 2011 (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

Subject is finished with examination. Classification: 0-100 points.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. - 3. Control of power production regarding liberalized electricity market.
4. - 6. Specific problems in nuclear power plants self-consumption.
7. - 9. Use of renewable energy sources in electricity production and future perspectives.
10. - 13. New technical trends in the production of electric and thermal energy.

Aims

Main object of this course is to acquaint students with present both renewable and non-renewable power production problems from generators technical development perspective, their principles, and their cooperation in power network. Second object is to notice power generators influence to environment.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKA-KAM Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-EKT Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-MET Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-SEE Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-TLI Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-TEE Doctoral, any year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer