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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Alternative Energy Sources

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
W16A002 ZK 6P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Tomáš Matuška (guarantor)
Tutor:
Tomáš Matuška (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Environmental Engineering
Synopsis:

Garant: Doc. Ing. Tomáš Matuška, Ph.D.

The course extends the knowledge of previous study. It describes energy budget of particular alternative energy sources (AES) in detail and explains the fundamentals of en energy conversion.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

Solar energy - solar collector inner and outer energy balance, flat plate collector optimization; solar systems design and optimization. Geothermal energy utilization, heat pump (HP) - refrigerant cycle and HP components design, heat source with HP design and optimization. Low-potential source design and dynamic behavior. Biomass utilization - plant and animal. Gasification, pyrolysis, special accessories for biomass burning. Liquid bio-fuel and bio-gas production. Hydrogen economy, fuel cells, hydrogen production by AES. Economical, energetic and social aspects of AES utilization.

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Study materials:

Brož, K., Šourek, B.: Alternativní zdroje energie, Praha: ČVUT v Praze, 2003. 213 s. ISBN 80-01-02802-X (in Czech)

Duffie, J., Beckman, W.: Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes. 2nd edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1991. ISBN 0-471-51056-4

Kreider, J., Kreith, F.: Solar Energy Handbook. McGraw-Hill, Inc. 1981. ISBN 0-07-035474-X

Murtinger, K., Beranovský, J.: Energie z biomasy, Praha: ERA, ISBN: 80-7366-071-7 (in Czech)

Hodák, T., Gabriel, P., Dušička, P., Čihák, F.: Malé vodní elektrárny, Bratislava, JAGA GROUP, s.r.o. 2006, ISBN 80-88905-45-1

Rychetník, V., Janoušek,J., Pavelka, J.:Větrné motory a elektrárny. Vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha 1997. ISBN 80-01-01563-7 (in Czech)

Hoffmann, P.:Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet, MIT Press, 2001, ISBN 026258221X

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