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Steam Generators I

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Course Unit Code361-0537/05
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 deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
VIL61doc. Ing. Ladislav Vilimec
SZE75Ing. Zbyszek Szeliga, Ph.D.
KON320Ing. Jaroslav Konvička, Ph.D.
Within this subject the students will get a basic overview of the general problems of steam boilers, their basic parts and will meet with the basic rules about their parameters and computational procedures during designing of basic components.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
To acquaint students with the construction of steam boilers and their involvement in energy headquarters
Course Contents
1. Transforming primary energy fuels into electricity and heat, transformation efficiency, Rankine cycle, Brayton cycle, combined cycle
2. Stoichiometry, calculation of efficiency, production heat calculation, fuel quantity
3. Steam generator and its function and integration in power source, power plant, heating plant, heating plant.
4. Steam generators, function principle and their main parts
5. Division of steam generators according to output medium and design of evaporator, natural circulation, flow-through boilers, supercritical parameters
6. Division of steam generators according to the used form of primary energy of fossil and alternative fuels, HRSG and HWB and generators for ZEVO
7. Separation of steam generators according to the method of fuel combustion, grate, fluid, powder
8. Division of steam generators by arrangement and number of strokes
9. Separation of steam generators by pressure in combustion chamber, vacuum, overpressure
10. Equipment for fuel preparation, types of mills and mills
11. Steam superheater, shifting, co-current, countercurrent, its types
12. Steam reheater, the reason for its formation, shifting, current, countercurrent, its types
13. Water heater, reasons of origin, evaporative, non-evaporative, co-current, countercurrent, its types. Air heater, reasons of origin, co-current, countercurrent, recuperative, regenerative
14. Primary and secondary environmental measures for boilers
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
KITTO, B.J., STULTZ, C.S. Steam: Its generation and use. 41st edition. USA, Ohio: The Babcock Wlcox Company, 2005. ISBN 0-9634570-1-2.
VILIMEC, L.; KONVIČKA, J. Parní kotle I. Skripta VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2016. ISBN 978-80-248-4086-4. Dostupné na: SharePoint Katedra 361 - neveřejný přístup.
ČERNÝ, V. a kol. Parní kotle. Praha: SNTL Technický průvodce 32, 1983.
DLOUHÝ, T. Výpočty kotlů a spalinových výměníků. Skripta ČVUT Praha. 2002. ISBN 80-01-03757-7.
KITTO, B.J., STULTZ, C.S. Steam: Its generation and use. 41st edition. USA, Ohio: The Babcock Wlcox Company,
2005. ISBN 0-9634570-1-2.
Recommended Reading:
HEWITT, G.F. Heat exchanger. Design Handbook. Begel House, Connecticut USA, 2008. ISBN 978-1-56700-255-3.
SHOCK, W,H. Steam Boilers: Their Design, Construction, and Management, LEGARE STREET PR, 2022. ISBN 1018555323.
VILIMEC, L. Stavba kotlů II. Skripta VŠB – TU Ostrava, 2008. ISBN 978-80-248-1716-3.
VILIMEC, L; JOSIEK, J. Materiály a pevnostní dimenzování částí parních generátorů. Skripta VŠB TU Ostrava, 2011. ISBN 978-80-248-2512-0.
VILIMEC, L. Řízení a regulace energetických zařízení. Skripta VŠB TU Ostrava,2008. ISBN 978-80-248-1853-5.
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
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit35 18
        ExaminationExamination65 33