361-0802 – Fundamentals of Energy Engineering (ZE)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Power Engineering
Subject guarantorIng. Radim Janalík, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
361-0802/01 1998/1999 2009/2010 5
361-0802/02 1998/1999 2020/2021 5
361-0802/03 2008/2009 2020/2021 5

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students obtain basic information on construction, calculation and operation power machines, including basic of energy economy and influence running these machines on environment.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Other activities


The subject is one of field subjects that link-up to subjects of thermomechanics, physics, and hydromechanics. Students are made acquainted with basics concerning energy transformation by compressors, pumps, turbines, and combustion equipments.

Compulsory literature:

[1] Combinet Production of Heat and Power (cogeneration), ISBN 1-85166-524-2 [2] Joyce J.: Paraler Repowering of Exist Steam Turbine Plants with Gas turbine, Power-Gen 96, Budapest 1996

Recommended literature:

[1] Smil, V. (2008). Energy in nature and society: general energetics of complex systems. Cambridge, USA: MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-19565-8


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.