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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES

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Code Completion Credits Range
W16OZ001 ZK 78P
Garant předmětu:
Tomáš Matuška
Lecturer:
Tomáš Matuška
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Environmental Engineering
Synopsis:

•Solar energy. Geometry of solar radiation. Irradiance level in CZ and Europe.

•Solar thermal collectors and parameters. Efficiency and optical characteristics of solar collectors.

•Solar thermal systems.

•Calculation of required solar collector area for systems.

•Hydraulic schemes of solar systems.

•Basic principles of heat pumping. Carnot cycle. Rankin cycle. Real cycle.

•Components of heat pumps

•Parameters of heat pumps. Heating power, cooling power, electric input, coefficient of performance.

•Sources of low potential heat for heat pumps (air, water, ground, waste heat) and their design.

•Design and operation of heat pumps. Storage tanks for heat pumps. Hydraulics.

•Annual effectivity of heat pump, bin method for performance assessment.

•Interesting and significant installations of alternative energy sources in CZ

•Solar laboratory excursion

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Study materials:

•G. N. Tiwari: Handbook of Solar Energy, Springer Verlag (Singapore) 2016, ISBN: 9811008051

•J.-Ch. Hadorn: Solar and Heat Pumpo Systems for Residential Buildings, Wilhelm Ernst and Sohn 2015, ISBN 978-3-433-03040-0

•W. Grassi: Heat Pumps - Fundamentals and Applications, Springer International Publishing 2018, ISBN: 978-3-319-62199-9

•J. Bonin: Heat Pump Planning Handbook, Routledge 2015, ISBN: 9781138784826

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