361-0381/03 – Fundamentals of Energy Processes (ZEP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Power EngineeringCredits3
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Dagmar Juchelková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Dagmar Juchelková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
JUH20 prof. Ing. Dagmar Juchelková, Ph.D.
KAD15 doc. Ing. Zdeněk Kadlec, Ph.D.
KOL40 prof. Ing. Pavel Kolat, DrSc.
NEM239 Ing. Ondřej Němček, Ph.D.
PAV641 Ing. Petr Pavlík, Ph.D.
SAS027 Ing. Veronika Sassmanová, Ph.D.
VRT20 doc. Ing. Mojmír Vrtek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 2+1
Combined Credit 10+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The ground level of the subject Fundamentals of Energy Processes is concentrate to the increase information about the energy transformation. The all energy transformation will be used for explanation of the main principles. The students will improve their knowledge about the effective use of energy.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work
Other activities


The all energy transformation will be used for explanation of the main principles. The Renewable energy, Fossil fuel energy, Nuclear energy and combination of these processes will be focused.

Compulsory literature:

http://www.industcards.com/ http://www.ife.no/Frontpage-en Special interst will be given to the recomendation of the work leaders generaly information can be found on these pages: http://www.iea.org BERGMAN, Theodore L., LAVINE, Adrienne S., INCROPERA, Frank P., DeWITT, David P.: Introduction to Heat Transfer, John Wiley & Sons, 2006, 912 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0471457275 GODFREY, B. et al.: Renewable energy. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004. 452 s. ISBN 0-19-926178-4. SORENSEN, B.: Renewable Energy. Burlington : Elsevier Academic Press, 2004. 952 s. ISBN 0126561532. THOMÉ-KOZMIENSKY, K. J., THIEL, S. : Waste management. TK-Vlg, 2014. 580 s. ISBN 3944310152. KINNAMAN, T.C. , TAKEUCHI, K. Handbook On Waste Management. Edward Elgar Pub, 2014. 480 s. ISBN 0857936859.

Recommended literature:

VRTEK, M. Renewable Sources in Energy Systems. Tarnów : TANT Publishers, 2009. 104 s. ISBN 978–83–928990–0–6. MORAN, M.J.; SHAPIRO, H.N.: Fundamental of Engineering Thermodynamics. 2nd Edition. New York : John Wiey & Sons, Inc., 1992. ISBN 0471076813.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Další požadavky na studenta

Active participation in the seminars and excursions.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

First lecture block: The energy conversion 1. Basic terms of energy - what is energy, work, heat. Transformation of energy, exergy. 2. Trends of energy consumption, energy sources and their basic properties, the current global energy issues. 3. History of energy technology, the power of water, wind, ... 4. The history of steam power II. lecture block: The energy systems and energy production 5. Fuels and their types, preparation for energy transformation. 6. Combustion equipments, fossil energy sources and processes of their use 7. Compressors, turbines, combustion engines and their use in industry (transport, aviation) 8. Specifics of nuclear energy III. Lecture session: Renewable energy sources and processes of their use 9. Solar energy, heat pumps, HVAC of buildings 10. Water and wind energy, geothermal energy 11. Biomass energy 12. Energy of waste IV. lecture block: Influence of energy on the environment and other topics 13. The quality of the environment, energy impacts on water, soil and air 14. Advantages, disadvantages and the use of energy processes. Combined energy processes.

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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