Subject description - AE1M16VEN

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AE1M16VEN Power and Heat Production
Roles:PO, V Extent of teaching:2+2s
Department:13116 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:  Completion:KZ
Lecturers:  Credits:5
Tutors:  Semester:Z


Power sources, energy processes, general power plant, power balance and charakteristic curves. Review of energy production technologies (conventional and non conventional) - electricity, steam, hot water, coal, liquid fuels, gas. Power generation stations, their basic parts, their basic operational charakteristic curves and calculations, operation, control. Enviromental effects of power generating and actions of their minimization.

Course outlines:

1. Common power facilities, power balance, charakteristics
2. Stiff energy fuels: clasification, qualities
3. Liquid and gas energy fuels
4. Establishments of electrical energy and heat production, clasification
5. Technological processdes in heat power plants
6. Combustion processes, mass and energy balance
7. Liquidation of poisonisious harmful (SO2, Nox) - economic consequences
8. Mass and energy balance calculation of steam boiler and mashine room
9. Water economy of heat power plants and cooling system
10. Power plants with gas turbines and steam - gas cycles
11. Nuclear power plants, clasification, nuclear fuel
12. Nuclear power plant efficiency, nuclear fuel consumption
13. Water power plants - qualities, charakteristics
14. Other sources of electrical energy and heat

Exercises outline:

1. Basic knowledge test
2. Technically-economical indexes (efficiency, consumption ratio, loss ratio) 3.Calculation of stiff energy fuel quality
4. Calculation of liquid and gas energy fuels quality
5. Calculation examples of combustion processes
6. Efficiency calculation of steam boiler by direct and indirect method
7. Mass and energy balance calculation of steam producer - test
8. Water need and consumption calculation of heat power plants
9. Condensation index calculation
10. Calculation of steam - gas cycle
11. Calculation of nuclear fuel - fork ratio, cycle of enrichment
12. Calculation of nuclear fuel consumption
13. Examples of technically - economical calculations of Water power plants
14. Final test


1. Turner, C.: Energy Management Handbook. Lilburn USA, The Fairmont Press 1995
2. Pansini A. J., Smalling K. D.: Guide to Electric Power Generation. Farmont Press 2005.
3. Kiameh P.: Power Generation Handbook. McGraw-Hill 2003.

Requirements: Subject Power Machinery Equipment or equivalent.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

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MEKME2 Multimedia Technology V 1
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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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