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Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources

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Course Unit Code361-0321/05
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle, Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
NEM239Ing. Ondřej Němček, Ph.D.
Summary
The subject deals with attributes and ways of utilization of renewable and alternative sources of energy. Students gain basic information in branches utilization of solar, water, wind, biomass energy, utilization of low potential heat by heat pumps. In the framework of the subject there is devoted an attention to alternative sources of energy like fuel cells, thermo-electric generators and so on.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The subject deals with attributes and ways of utilization of renewable and alternative sources of energy. Students gain basic information in branches utilization of solar, water, wind, biomass energy, utilization of low potential heat by heat pumps. In the framework of the subject there is devoted an attention to alternative sources of energy like fuel cells, thermo-electric generators and so on.
Course Contents
1. Energy: types, sources, transformations, evaluation.
2. Exergy and anergy. Evaluating diagrams.
3. Power engineering, consumption and reserves of energy. Waste energy, waste heat.
4. Co-generation and separated production of heat and electricity.
5. Utilisation of low-potential heat of natural materials with heat pumps.
6. Solar energy.
7. Heat and photovoltaic conversion.
8. Water energy, hydropower stations.
9. Hydro turbines. Tided water energy.
10. Wind energy.
11. Geothermal energy.
12. Biomass energy utilisation
13. Fuel cells. Hydrogen power engineering.
14. Magnetodynamic transform. Thermoemission, thermoelectric transform.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
GODFREY, B., et al. Renewable energy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 452 p. ISBN 0-19-926178-4.
HEINLOTH, K. (editor). Energy Technologies. Subvolume C: Renewable Energy. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. ISBN-10 3-540-42962-x.
KAMINSKÝ, J., VRTEK, M. Obnovitelné zdroje energie. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 1998. 102 s. ISBN 80-7078-445-8.
Alternativně:
KAMINSKÝ, J., VRTEK, M. Obnovitelné a alternativní zdroje energie. Interní učební texty [online]. Ostrava : VŠB-TU, 2002. 141 s. Portable Document Format. Dostupný na WWW: . (neveřejný přístup)
MATUŠKA, T. Solární zařízení v příkladech. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2013. ISBN 978-80-247-3525-2.
NOSKIEVIČ, P., JUCHELKOVÁ, D., a kol. Biomasa a její energetické využití. PHARE, 1996. ISBN 80-7078-367-2.
GODFREY, B., et al. Renewable energy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 452 p. ISBN 0-19-926178-4.
Recommended Reading:
SORENSEN, B. Renewable Energy. Burlington: Elsevier Academic Press, 2004. 952 p. ISBN 0126561532.
CIHELKA, J. Solární tepelná technika. Praha: Malina, 1994. 203 s. ISBN 80-900759-5-9.
ŠTOLL, Č., KRATOCHVÍL, S., HOLATA, M. Využití vodní energie. Praha: SNTL, 1977. 612 s.
RYCHETNÍK, V. Větrné motory. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 1996. 61 s. ISBN 80-7078-281-1.
MATUŠKA, T. Solární tepelné soustavy. Praha: Společnost pro techniku prostředí, 2009. 194 s. ISBN 978-80-02-02186-5.
MOTLÍK, J. a kol. Obnovitelné zdroje energie a možnosti jejich uplatnění v ČR. Praha: ČEZ, a.s., 2007. ISBN 978-80-239-8823-9.
Další podpůrné studijní materiály: http://fs1.vsb.cz/361/vyuka/vrt/AOZE/ - neveřejný přístup
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Individual consultations, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined