361-0537/06 – Steam Generators I (PG1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Power EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Ladislav VilimecSubject version guarantordoc. Ing. Ladislav Vilimec
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FSIntended 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

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



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 Wlcox Company, 2005. ISBN 0-9634570-1-2.

Recommended literature:

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

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test, oral exam


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. Transforming primary energy fuels into electricity and heat, transformation efficiency, Rankine cycle, Brayton cycle, combined cycle 2. Stoichiometry, calculation of efficiency, production heat calculation, fuel quantity 3. Steam generator and its function and integration in power source, power plant, heating plant, heating plant. 4. Steam generators, function principle and their main parts 5. Division of steam generators according to output medium and design of evaporator, natural circulation, flow-through boilers, supercritical parameters 6. Division of steam generators according to the used form of primary energy of fossil and alternative fuels, HRSG and HWB and generators for ZEVO 7. Separation of steam generators according to the method of fuel combustion, grate, fluid, powder 8. Division of steam generators by arrangement and number of strokes 9. Separation of steam generators by pressure in combustion chamber, vacuum, overpressure 10. Equipment for fuel preparation, types of mills and mills 11. Steam superheater, shifting, co-current, countercurrent, its types 12. Steam reheater, the reason for its formation, shifting, current, countercurrent, its types 13. Water heater, reasons of origin, evaporative, non-evaporative, co-current, countercurrent, its types 14. Air heater, reasons of origin, co-current, countercurrent, recuperative, regenerative 15. Primary and secondary environmental measures for boilers

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  33 3
Mandatory attendence participation: min. 80% attendance at seminars

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2023/2024 (N0713A070003) Energy Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2022/2023 (N0713A070003) Energy Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0713A070003) Energy Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0713A070003) Energy Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0713A070003) Energy Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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