The aim of the course is to acquaint students with forms of energy transformation in power plants, describing the function of power facilities, their structure, properties and characteristics.
- Balance of energy conversion chains in power engineering
- Thermodynamics of real gases and vapours, computational charts and programs
- Thermodynamic power cycles, possibility of efficiency increasing
- Steam turbines for classical and nuclear power stations, structures, characteristics, function
- Combustion turbines and microturbines, structures, characteristics, function
- Heat exchangers and steam generators
- Hydrodynamics of real turbines
- Conduit (pipelines) systems
- Models and function of boiler (steam generator)
- Combined gas-vapour power cycles
- Turbines for hydraulic power stations, characteristics, function for different heads of water and installed powers
- Characteristics of auxiliary equipment (hydraulic pumps, valves, hydraulic servomechanisms)
- Machinery components of disperse sources
- Modern combustion systems and ecology
- Heat transfer and work in thermal processes
- Processes in water steam, application of thermal diagrams
- Qualitative evaluation of most important energetic transformation
- Work , power and thermal efficiency of steam turbines cycles, regulation of the power
- Work , power and thermal efficiency of gas turbines
- Heat exchanger behaviour in thermodynamic power cycles
- Calculation of velocities and pressures in hydraulic systems with losses
- Characteristics of hydraulic systems for fluid and gas transport
- Basic types boilers behaviour, regulation of the power
- Calculation of work, power and thermal efficiency of gas-vapour power cycles
- Energy balance of basic types water turbines, cavitation
- Operational point of the pump, hydraulic system regulation, energy saving due to speed regulation
- Basic calculation of wind engine
- Clean coal technology, balance of gas-vapour power cycle Vřesová
1. Moran, M.,J., Shapiro, H.,N.: Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics. Wiley, 2008.
2. Cengel,Z., Boles, M.,A.: Thermodynamics An Engineering Approach. McGraw-Hill, 2005.
3. Aungier, R.,H.: Turbine Aerodynamics. ASME, 2006.