361-0505/04 – Steam Boilers I (PK1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Power EngineeringCredits6
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ladislav VilimecSubject version guarantordoc. Ing. Ladislav Vilimec
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation2017/2018
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KON320 Ing. Jaroslav Konvička, Ph.D.
SZE75 Ing. Zbyszek Szeliga, Ph.D.
VIL61 doc. Ing. Ladislav Vilimec
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 16+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To acquaint students with the construction of steam boilers and their involvement in energy headquarters

Teaching methods

Other activities


Within this subject the students will get a basic overview of the general problems of steam boilers, their basic parts and will meet with the basic rules about their parameters and computational procedures during designing of basic components.

Compulsory literature:

KITTO,B.J., STULTZ,C.S.: Steam: Its generation and use. 41st edition. USA, Ohio: The Babcock Wilcox Company, 2005. ISBN 0-9634570-1-2

Recommended literature:

HEWITT G.F.: Heat Exchanger. Design Handbook, 2008. Begel House, Connecticut USA. ISBN 978-1-56700-255-3

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

Active participation in exercises with min. 80% of presentations. Processing tasks assigned theme. The defense term paper.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Primary energy from fossil fuels, its transformation into electrical energy and heat efficiency of transformation. 2. Boilers for power blocks and heating plants, boilers characteristics. Special boiler burning alternative fuels, the use of waste heat, HRSG boilers, boiler characteristics. 3. Dividing by the working fluid boilers, boilers with natural circulation and forced circulation boilers and flow. 4. Principles of function and design of the evaporator with natural circulation evaporator flow, flow stability. 5. Combustion principles in terms of NOx, the primary action. SNCR and SCR, the principle functions and their use. 6. Dividing by the fuel boilers and type of fireplace, boiler grate furnace. Boilers with powder fireplace, type of construction and arrangement of fuel fabrication. 7. Boilers with granulation výtavným fireplace and hearth, their types, construction and principles of design. 8. Boilers with fluidized bed furnace, the principle function. Fluidized bed škvárující and neškvárující, stationary and circulating. 9. Boilers with neškvárující fluid bed boilers with a stationary fluidized bed, scope of application, power control, additive desulfurization. 10. Boilers with circulating fluidized bed, their types and temperature control layer. The concept of organization and approach. 11. Boilers for gas and oil, types and designs. Boilers for burning alternative fuels, biomass, municipal waste, waste heat boilers, HRSG boilers. 12. Superheaters and water heaters, types according to design, wiring and sorting, characteristics superheater. Basic balance and temperature control couples. 13. Air heater, the reasons for its creation, the types of heaters recuperative and regenerative types of heaters. 14. Abrasion and corrosion, anti-abrasion. Corrosion of low and high temperature, chloride corrosion. Measures against low-temperature corrosion, anti-rust chloride.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2017/2018 Summer 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 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2016/2017 (N2301) Mechanical Engineering (2302T006) Energy Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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