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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Basics of alternative energy sources

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2162023 KZ 4 2+1 Czech
Lecturer:
Tomáš Matuška (guarantor)
Tutor:
Tomáš Matuška (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Environmental Engineering
Synopsis:

Principles and basics of alternative energy sources applications. Solar energy. Heat pumps. Biomass utilization.

Requirements:

Basics of thermal engineering.

Subject Basics of Heating

Syllabus of lectures:

Solar energy. Photothermal conversion of solar radiation. Solar collectors. Solar thermal systems - design and balancing.Solar systems components and their design. Heat pumps and components. Heat pump coefficient of performance. Heat pump operation. Sources of low potential heat for heat pumps (air, water, ground, waste heat). Design of low potential heat sources. Energy use of biomass. Types of biomass (fytomass, animal, waste). Termochemical conversion of biomass. Combustion and combustion boilers.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Geometry of solar radiation. Efficiency and thermal output of solar collector. Dimensioning of solar collector area for water heating systems. Energy gains calculation. Heat pump cycle in diagramm pressure-enthalpy. Dimensioning of low-potential heat sources for heat pumps (ground bore holes and flat collectors, wells, waste air). Design of heat pump for heating (heat load, heating water temperature). Dimensioning of biomass fuel store.

Study Objective:

Gaining theoretical overview on ways of alternative energy sources use and basics of AES application design.

Study materials:

Matuška, T.: Handbook of designer - Solar thermal systems, STP Praha 2009.

Dvořák, Petrák: Tepelná čerpadla.

Matuška, T.: Alternative energy sources, CTU 2010. Education texts on internet.

Note:
Further information:
http://www.fsid.cvut.cz/~matustom/aze.htm
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomT4:C2-438
Matuška T.
14:15–15:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna 438
roomT4:C2-438
Matuška T.
16:00–17:30
EVEN WEEK

(parallel nr.1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna 438
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-08-21
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1790406.html