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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2016/2017

Power Engineering 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BE5B15EN2 Z,ZK 6 2+2s Czech
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Department of Electrical Power Engineering
Synopsis:

This course is an introduction to the field of thermodynamic processes in thermal power plants, energy balances and structure of various renewable and conventional energy production technologies. Students will became also familiar with individual components of self consumption of power plants. The power generation and distribution are linked to high voltage systems and insulation materials. The fundamental theory of often used insulation materials and their propertis will be explained. Lightning and switching overvoltages and their impact to the insulation of electric power system will be discussed at the end of the course.

Requirements:

Requirements to obtain the assessment are exercises attendance and a term thesis elaborating.

Successful exam passing is determined in the Study and Examination Code of CTU in Prague.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Classification of energy resources and fundamental terminology

2. Laws of thermodynamics and thermodynamic processes

3. Thermodynamic cycles and their efficiency improvements

4. Energy balance equations of thermal power plant

5. Technological circuits of thermal power plants

6. Nuclear reactors and power plants

7. Electric power system of power plants, structure and dimensioning of self consumption system

8. Hydro generation and renewable power resources

9. High voltage insulation systems and their properties

10. High voltage laboratories and high voltage tests

11. Overvoltages in electrical power systems and insulation coordination

12. Switching and lightning overvoltages

13. Overvoltage protection devices

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Classification of energy resources and fundamental terminology

2. Laws of thermodynamics and thermodynamic processes

3. Thermodynamic cycles and their efficiency improvements

4. Energy balance equations of thermal power plant

5. Technological circuits of thermal power plants

6. Hydrodynamic potential calculations

7. Dimensioning of self consuption systém

8. High voltage laboratory, safety training

9. Electric strength of solid, liquid and gas insulations

10. High voltage tests

11. Impulse high voltage testing

12. Surge arresters testing

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1[Leonard L. Grigsby, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, CRC Press; 3 edition, 2012

Note:
Further information:
http://www.powerwiki.cz/wiki/VyukaEn
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