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Energy systems of buildings I

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Course Unit Code229-0208/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites There are no prerequisites or co-requisites for this course unit
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
TYM66Ing. Petra Tymová, Ph.D.
The subject deals with the individual parts of the external sewer gravity networks and the treatment and way of transporting drinking water to the consumer.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
To deepen the knowledge in the field of external distribution networks of drinking water and its operational activities, knowledge of the technology of wastewater treatment systems and sewer networks gravity sewer, special types of sewer systems according to the mode of transport wastewater.
Course Contents
1. The history of public health engineering, basic concepts, legislation
2. Design and calculation of the circulation piping
3. Preparation of hot water, design and calculation
4. Sources of water in the Czech Republic, water saving solutions, drinking water supply, pressure zones of water supply
5. Operator efficiency of solar collectors
6. Management of rain water, vacuum system drain rainwater
7. Pretreatment sewage water, decentralized sewage water treatment
8. Management of sewage water, central sewage water treatment
9. Sewage sewer and pipeline transport way sewage water
10. Properties of fuel gases and their distribution
11. Use PB in buildings
12. Unconventional Energy Sources
13. Circulating pumps in building systems, characterization HS
14. Solving the object in terms of passive standard (zero)
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
CHADERTON, D. Building Services Engineering. Son Přes New York, 2004. ISBN: 0-203-56343-3.
Karel Kabele a kolektiv: Energetické a ekologické systémy 1. Zdravotní technika. Vytápění. Praha Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2009
M.Vandas a kol. Technická zařízení budov, Verglas Praha / 2001
David V. Chadderton - Building Servicces Engineering, London , 2007
F. Hall, R. Greeno – Building Services Handbook, Oxford, 2011
G.J. Blower – Plumbing Mechanical Services, Essex 2006
Recommended Reading:
Bridgewater J.: The Complete Handbook of Home Electrics, 2008
Mladí L.: Water regulations Guide, 2008
Larry W.M.: Water Distribution System Handbook, 2006
John Canivan: How to Build a Solar Hot Water System, Sunny Future Press, Wantagh, Ny 2004
Kabele, Frolík , Houšková, Jelínek, Koubková, Petrová, Vyoralová: Energetické a ekologické systémy 1. Zdravotní technika. Vytápění. Praha Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2007
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Graded creditGraded credit100 51