Subject description - AD1M15ENY

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AD1M15ENY Power Plants Extent of teaching:14+6c
Guarantors:  Roles:P,V Language of
Teachers:  Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13115 Credits:5 Semester:Z


The subject introduces power plants of all kinds dimensioning and functions. It describes diagrams topologies, operational modes, control and safety problems solutions. It models dynamics and control of main part in all power plants types. It evaluates and describes control qualities and programmes.

Course outlines:

1. Conception and standard for design of power plants equipment. Topology of power plants diagrams.
2. Contingency analysis of electrical part of power plants.
3. Information network and sequence automatics in power plants.
4. Operation modes to infinite bus or isolated network. Primary control of power blocks.
5. Power plants network relaying.
6. Conception and standards for electrical protection setting. Standard projects.
7. Unit auxiliaries network automata and relaying.
8. Protection and operation modes of distributed generations.
9. Dynamics, models, control and operation modes of steam turbines.
10. Dynamics, models, control and operation modes of hydro turbines.
11. Dynamics, models, control and operation modes of boilers and steam generators.
12. Kinetics and dynamic models of nuclear reactors.
13. Security and control systems of nuclear reactors.
14. Control programs of steam and nuclear power plants.

Exercises outline:

1. Design of basic equipments examples.
2. Contingency analysis examples.
3. Visit to power station.
4. Building of dynamic model for operation modes to infinite bus with simple dynamic model of P-f and Q-U primary control.
5. Electrical protection relay setting examples.
6. Electrical protection relay measuring.
7. Sequential automatic example.
8. Building of simulation model of group of asynchronous motors.
9. Building of simulation model of steam turbine.
10. Building of simulation model of hydraulic turbine.
11. Building of simulation model of steam generator.
12. Building of simulation model of wind power plant.
13. Building of simulation model of nuclear reactor.
14. Measuring on school nuclear reactor.


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Requirements to obtain the assessment are exercises attendance and a term thesis elaborating. Successful exam passing is determined in the Study and Examination Code of CTU in Prague.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MKKME1 Wireless Communication V 3
MKKME5 Systems of Communication V 3
MKKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 3
MKKME3 Electronics V 3
MKKME2 Multimedia Technology V 3
MKEEM1 Technological Systems P 3
MKEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering P 3
MKEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives P 3
MKOI1 Artificial Intelligence V 3
MKOI5 Software Engineering V 3
MKOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V 3
MKOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V 3
MKOI2 Computer Engineering V 3
MKKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 3
MKKYR1 Robotics V 3
MKKYR3 Systems and Control V 3
MKKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 3

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