Course detail

Selected Problems of Heating

FAST-CT01Acad. year: 2020/2021

Creation of indoor climate in heated rooms formed under variable conditions and dynamically changing heating losses. Calculation of heat losses. One-pipe heating systems and their design. Radiant heating. Design of interactive system including heating elements, fittings and distribution based on thermal and hydraulic balance. Circulation pumps.


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student upgrade his qualifications in heating systems in buildings.


Thermal technique. Basics of heating and air conditioning.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Cihelka.J. a kol.: Vytápění, větrání a klimatizace. SNTL Praha, 1985. (CS)
Chyský J., Hemzal K.: Větrání a klimatizace. BOLIT Brno, 1993. (CS)
Gebauer, G., Rubinová, O., Horká, H.: Vzduchotechnika. ERA Brno, 2005. (CS)
Bašta J., Brož K., Cikhart J., Štorkan M., Valenta V.: Topenářská příručka. GAS s.r.o. Praha, 2001. (CS)
MITCHELL, John W. a BRAUN ,James E.: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning in Buildings. Dewalt, 2012. ISBN 978-0470624579. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Computer and experimental modelling in heating system.
One pipe system
Production and distribution of steam.
Radiant heating – classification and application systems.
Central heat supply. Transfer stations.
Engine room
Combined production of electricity and heat, condensation technique.
Hydraulic stability of heating systems, design of thermostatic and control valves.
Application of renewable sources in heating systems.
Progressive and intelligent heating systems.
Distribution of cooling water, safety of heating water for air-conditioning units.
Direct electric heating and accumulation heating


Deepen of knowledge and creation skills for design of internal microclimate of buildings by heating systems.

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



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer