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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Advanced power systems

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Code Completion Credits Range
W15O010 ZK 4P+1C
Lecturer:
Michal Kolovratník (guarantor)
Tutor:
Michal Kolovratník (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Energy Engineering
Synopsis:

Aims of the course:

Familiarization with the issues of sustainable power generation.

Content of the course:

Advanced power generation systems and the factors that form them, i.e. theoretical physical limits, technological, ecological and economical potentials and the increased use of new and renewable energy sources.

Basic topics of the course:

Issues of power generation at the early 21st century. Power engineering machines and systems as elemental components of conversion chains for temporal- and spatial- optimal application of potentials conventional and alternative energy sources. Conceptual design of advanced power systems in centralized and distributed power generation. Efficiency of energy sources utilization and its limits.

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Core literature:

Energy for the 21st Century, IMechE Seminar Publication 1996-3, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK, 1996

Recommended literature:

Borbely A. M. and Kreider J. F.: Distributed Generation, CRC Press, 2001

Nersesian, R. L.: Energy for the 21st Century, 2nd Edition, 2015

Note:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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Data valid to 2019-12-09
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