Subject description - AE1M16DES

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AE1M16DES Power Transport Systems
Roles:PO, V Extent of teaching:2+2s
Department:13116 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:  Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:  Credits:5
Tutors:  Semester:Z


Economical aspects of energy transport. Electricity transportation through lines. Heat, gas and oil lines. There are ment also universal transport systems as railway, roads and ships with considering of energy transport. After technical introduction it is dealt with problems of economical design of transport lines and economical operation

Course outlines:

1. Transport systems of electricity, heat, gas, oil and coal
2. Electrical parameters of lines, a calculation of DC lines
3. Line with decrasing cross-section and general node theory for calculation of circle grids
4. AC lines of LV, HV, VHV
5. Transmition stability
6. Appreciation of electricity losses, marginal cost
7. Economical cross-section of electrical line
6. Conditions of design of electrical line cross-section
8. Optimization of operation and design of transformer station
9. Economical compensation of reactive power
10. Central heating system
11. Optimization of thickness of heat pipe insulation
12. Pipe system for transport of gas and oil
13. Unit transport cost of railway, automobile and ship sort of energy transport
14. Electric station, shortages and overvoltages

Exercises outline:

1. Simple DC lines
2. DC line with supply from the both sides, solving of the furcate line
3. Solving of the complicated embosomed grid
4. AC line of LV, HV a VHV, Breitfeld's method
5. Formula of the electricity marginal cost, economical cross-section
6. Business in distribution electricity sector
7. Economical capacity of new transformer stations
8. Economical compensation of reactive power
10. Optimal dimension of the pipe inside diameter for heating supply lines
11. Optimal design of the heat isolation of heating supply line
12. Technical and economical data of gas supply line
13. Data of the oil and coal supply line
14. Railway, road, ship and conveyor-elevator-telpher transport cost of fuel


1. March W.D.: Economics of Electric Utility Power Generation. Oxford University Press, Oxford 1980.
2. Fardo W. S., Patrick D. R.: Electrical Distribution Systems. Prentice Hall, 1999.
3. Vanek F., Albright L. D.: Energy Systems Engineering. McGraw-Hill, 2008.


Základy elektrotechniky, elektrické stroje a přístroje, mechanika a termodynamika, ekonomika podnikání.



Subject is included into these academic programs:

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MEOI5NEW Software Engineering V 1
MEOI5 Software Engineering V 1
MEOI4 Computer Graphics and Interaction V 1
MEOI3 Computer Vision and Image Processing V 1
MEOI2 Computer Engineering V 1
MEEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering PO 1
MEKYR4 Aerospace Systems V 1
MEKYR1 Robotics V 1
MEKYR3 Systems and Control V 1
MEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V 1

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