Subject description - A1M15ENY

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A1M15ENY Power Plants
Roles:P, V Extent of teaching:2+2c
Department:13115 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:5
Tutors:  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.


Study materials are available at


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
MPIB Common courses V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V 3
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V 3
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V 3
MPKME3 Electronics V 3
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V 3
MPEEM1 Technological Systems P 3
MPEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering P 3
MPEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives P 3
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 3
MPKYR1 Robotics V 3
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V 3
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 3

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