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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Theory of Combustion

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Code Completion Credits Range
W15T005 ZK 5P+0C
Lecturer:
František Hrdlička (guarantor)
Tutor:
František Hrdlička (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Energy Engineering
Synopsis:

The aim of the course is give a comprehensive theory of combustion fuels.

The basic mechanism of heat release by oxidation of chemically bound heat in fossil fuels and biomass.

Arrhenius law and its practical application.

Diffusion and kinetic combustion, burning rate and heat transfer in the furnace.

Mixing of fuel and oxidant such as burning rate limit factor.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Activation energy

of single carbon particle and of the real coal particles. Complete and

incomplete combustion, excess of combustion air. Combustion reaction

kinetics, factors affective combustion velocity. Heat balance of

combustion process, fuel ignition, stability of combustion process.

Fundamentals of thermal acaustics. Flame aerodynamics. Fluidized bed

combustion. Perspective systems of combustion.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Core Literature:

Černý V., Janeba B., Teyssler J.: Steam Boilers, SNTL1983

Recommended literature:

Tomeczek J., Coal Combustion, Krieger publishing company, Malabar, Florida, 1994

Note:
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