Renewable Energy Sources
- Department of Microenviromental and Building Services Engineering
The course deals with renewable energy sources and energy systems in buildings. The various types of energy are discussed in detail - solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydro. Described are the characteristics of energy utilization and appropriate ways.
Basic knowledge of building design, material design, structural systems, building physics.
- Syllabus of lectures:
1 Introductory seminar, introduction to problems and schedule, legislation, regulations, situations, renewable resources, usability and availability of resources
2 Solar energy - the use of principle, passive systems
3 Solar energy - active systems fototermické systems, design of solar thermal systems
4 Solar energy - active systems, photovoltaic systems, design of solar photovoltaics
5 Environment, energy and geothermal energy - recovery, heat pumps, types, process design, balancing
6 Geothermal energy - property, recovery, cogeneration - features technology benefits.
7 Biomass - sources, methods of extraction of biomass, biomass processing.
8 Biomass - ways of generating energy from biomass, biomass combustion.
9 Wind energy, water energy - wind turbines, water turbines, wave power - construction equipment, property, energy benefits.
10 Promising sources of energy - fuel cells, solar, wind and water sources, additional sources of energy
11 Energy efficient buildings - examples, properties of objects, design concepts, coordination of systems.
12 Energy efficient buildings - examples, properties of objects, design concepts, coordination of systems.
13 Renewable energy sources - notes
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Graduate is familiar with renewable energy sources and energy efficiency in buildings.
Graduate is familiar with the characteristics of energy resources and is capable systems designed and assessed.
- Study materials:
Electronic versions of lectures.
Twiddell, J.: Renewable energy resources
Boyle, G.: Renewable energy
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: