361-0311/04 – Operating of Energy Machines (PES)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Power EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Tomáš Výtisk, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Kamil Kolarčík, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOL10 doc. Ing. Kamil Kolarčík, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 14+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Orientation in System of Science “Energetics”. Identification and Description of basic Transformation and Laws of Thermodynamics. Description of Processes which characterize Transformation of Energy in Energy Machines. Comparison of Profitable of energy Transformation for individual Machines. Description of basic economic Criterias for Evaluation of Energy Transformation.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


Subject belongs to group of study subjects, that closely follows subject like Thermodynamics, Physics and Hydromechanics. Students acquire basic knowledge of energy transformation in combustion equipment, compressors, pumps, turbines or condensers. Students also develop creative thinking through theoretical calculations of these energy machines. Practical measurement of energy quantities at measuring laboratory lane are integral part of tutorial. Aim of subject is to form professional profile of graduate that will work as operator of these energy machines with knowledge of technical and also economical categories with minimal damage of environment.

Compulsory literature:

RAYAPROLU, K. Boilers for Power and Process. 2009. CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742. International Standard Book Number-13: 978-1-4200-7537-3. BLOCH, P., HEINZ, A. Practical Guide to Compressor Technology – Second Edition. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. 555 p. ISBN: 978-0-471-72793-4. MILLER, R., MALINOWSKI, H. Power system operation. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, c1994. ISBN 0-07-041977-9. LEYZEROVICH, A. Steam Turbines for Modern Fossil Fuel Power Plants. The Fairmont Press, Inc., 700 Indian Trail, Lilburn, GA 30047, 2007. ISBN 0-88173-548-5.

Recommended literature:

MOBLEY, R. Fluid power dynamics. Boston: Newnes, c2000. ISBN 0-7506-7174-2. SOUZA, G. Thermal power plant performance analysis. London: Springer, c2012. ISBN 978-1-4471-2308-8. A & P technician powerplant textbook. Englewood: Jeppesen, 2009. ISBN 978-0-88487-524-6. BLOCH, P., HEINZ, A., MURARI, P. Steam Turbines Design, Applications and Re-Rating – Second Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009, 414 p. ISBN: 978-0-07-150821-6.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Questions during the lecture. Check knowledge of writing exercises. Results of experimental exercises in the lab. Presentations at the seminar.


Other requirements

Another demands for student are not.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1 Introduction, repeating thermodynamics and hydromechanics. 2 Compressors ideal jet theory, diagram, description of, simplistic arguments. 3 Flow of gases and vapors through nozzles, reheat factor, calculate the main dimensions of nozzles, the critical value, the effect of backpressure. Theory 4 Real jet compressors, boundary layer theory. 5 The ideal degree of radial compressors, description, energy transformation, Euler's equation. 6 Actual degree of radial compressor rotor blade shapes and their influence on the construction of machines, efficiency, pompáž, with a diagram, the energy characteristics. 7 Axial vane compressors, basic characteristics, methods of solution, flow angles, the forces acting on the profile. 8 Ideal stage axial compressor, transition energies, Euler's equation, energy characteristics, velocity triangles. 9 The actual stage axial compressor, losses in energy transformation efficiency with the diagram, the energy characteristics. 10 Fans: axial shift with the degree R + S VS + R, counter-rotating rotors, radial, diagonal 11 Practical operation of compressor stations, measurement, humidity 12 Pumps: Theory. Geodetic height, head, manometric height, limit height of the suction pump. Transformation of energy. 13 Pumps: process measurement, the energy characteristics. Parallel and serial dynamic collaboration tools, working point. Control Performance.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 45  25
        Examination Examination 55  26
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering (3907R009) Operation of Energy Equipment P English Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
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2017/2018 (B2341) Engineering (3907R009) Operation of Energy Equipment P English Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2341) Engineering (3907R009) Operation of Energy Equipment P English Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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