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Refrigeration Systems and Heat Pumps I

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Course Unit Code361-0342/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites
PrerequisitiesCourse Unit CodeCourse Unit Title
361-0301Thermomechanics
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
VRT20doc. Ing. Mojmír Vrtek, Ph.D.
NEM239Ing. Ondřej Němček, Ph.D.
Summary
The subject deals with refrigeration technique and heat pumps. Students gain
basic knowledges in theory of compressor and sorption refrigeration cycles,
environmental aspects of refrigerants. Further the use of heat pumps for low
potential heat utilization is taught.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The subject deals with refrigeration technique and heat pumps. Students gain
basic knowledges in theory of compressor and sorption refrigeration cycles,
environmental aspects of refrigerants. Further the use of heat pumps for low
potential heat utilization is taught.
Course Contents
1. Introduction, purpose of refrigeration systems and heat pums.
2. Methods of generation low temperatures, basic theory of refrigeration cycles. Compressor vapor cycle one-stage.
3. Binary mixtures. Heat transfer fluids.
4. Refrigerants - solving tools.
5. Properties of basic types of refrigerants.
6. Compressor vapor cycle, two stage, cascade.
7. Absorption cycle
8. Heat pumps - types
9. Characteristic of low potential heat sources for heat pumps. Usage of heat pumps.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
MORAN, M.J.; SHAPIRO, H.N.: Fundamental of Engineering Thermodynamics. 2nd Edition. New York : John Wiey & Sons, Inc., 1992. ISBN 0471076813.
LANGLEY, B., C.: Heat Pump Technology. 3rd Edition. Prentice Hall, 2001.
ISBN 0130339652. 536 p.
DVOŘÁK, Z. Základy chladicí techniky. Vyd. 1. Praha : SNTL - Nakladatelství
technické literatury, 1986. 247 s.
alternativně
DVOŘÁK, Z. Základy chladicí techniky. Praha : ČVUT, 1982. 218 s.
KAMINSKÝ, J.; VRTEK, M. Základy chladicí techniky : interní učební texty [online]. Ostrava : VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2002. Portable Document Format. Dostupný na WWW: <http://fs1.vsb.cz/361/vyuka/vrt/CHZ&TC/CHLADICI1.pdf.> (neveřejný přístup)
PETRÁK, J., PETRÁK, M. Tepelná čerpadla. Praha: ČVUT, 2004. 245 s. ISBN 80-01-03126-8.
Recommended Reading:
DOSSAT, R., J.; HORAN, T., J.: Principles of Refrigeration. 5th Edition.
Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN 0130272701. 454 p.
SRDEČNÝ, K., TRUXA, J. Tepelná čerpadla. 1. vydání. Praha : EkoWATT, 2009. 71 s. ISBN 978-80-87333-02-0.
HAVELSKÝ, V., FÜRI, B. Chladiaca technika : základy techniky chladenia a tepelných čerpadiel. 3. přeprac. vyd. Bratislava : Slovenská technická univerzita, 2006. 168 s. ISBN 80-227-2349-5

Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Individual consultations, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined