635-0814/02 – Energy and Thermal Engineering (EaTT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Thermal EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Zuzana Klečková, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Zuzana Klečková, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2003/2004Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KLE30 doc. Ing. Zuzana Klečková, CSc.
MAC589 Ing. Mario Machů, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit and Examination 18+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will be able -analyse power engineering sources, - evaluate power engineering sources, - solve heating of materials, - categorise furnace equipment, ;incl. its accessories, - defend new, unconventional power generating equipment.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The subjekt is focused on energy resources and their utilization, classification of fuels, principal fuels characteristics and fuels assessing. A part of the subject involves heat transfer in furnaces and heat installations and their accessories.Heat installations, metal reheating and optimization.Energy balances.

Compulsory literature:

1. KUPPAN, T. Heat Exchanger Design Handbook. Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York - Basel, 2000. ISBN 0-8247-9787- 6 2. TRINKS, W. et al. Industrial furnases. Wiley-Interscience. New York, 2003. ISBN-10: 0471387061 3. KAZANTSEV, E. I. Industrial Furnaces . Mir Publisher, Moscow, 1977. ASIN: B0000EGEXJ

Recommended literature:

Current literature will be communicated in introductory lecture

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Semestral prospectus, parallel proofs.


http//www.fmmi.vsb.cz/635 Will be continuously completed.

Other requirements

There are no.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Management of energy resources in the domestic and global scale. Subdivision of energy sources, fuels and their properties. Combustion of fuels - the excess air coefficient, the quantity and composition of the combustion products. The ecological consequences of fuel combustion. Control of combustion, combustion temperatures - adiabatic, theoretical, actual, Pyrometric effect. Pre-heating of fuel in the absence of air. Valuation of fuel, dynamic price of fuel. Heat transfer. Fourier differential equation. Conduction heat transfer in plane wall, cylindrical wall. The coefficient of heat transmission. Convective heat transfer. Free and forced convection. Convection heat transfer coefficient-criterial equation. Radiation heat transfer. Basic laws of radiation. Physical and mechanical properties of metals. Coefficient of thermal conductivity, coefficient of thermal diffusivity, density, specific heat capacity. Thin and thick bodies. Bi criterion, internal and external thermal resistance. External heat transfer. The equation of the external heat transfer - convection and radiation component. External heat transfer coefficient. Empirical equations for determining. Internal heat transfer - heating mode of thin and thick bodies. Determination of the heating time. Determination of heating temperature. Recuperative and regenerative type of heat exchanger. Heat recovery. Savings of fuels. Recovery efficiency. Design of heat exchanger - a system of flow, the mean logarithmic temperature gradient, heat exchange surface, thermal efficiency, wall temperature, pressure drop, flow velocities. Types of furnace equipment in the industry - description and functionality of equipment, major and by-products of production. Lining materials. Energy management, design of energy flows. Praktice Combustion conditions, determining of amount and composition of combustion products, analytical and graphical control of combustion, heat balance of system, types of combustion temperatures, coefficient of utilization of fuel, heat transfer, using of the Fourier differential equation, heat conduction, convection, radiation, and the resulting heat flux to charge, determining of heating time, temperature determining at the end of heating, heat exchanger design.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51 3
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30 (30) 0 3
                Project Project 30  0 3
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 0 3
                Written examination Written examination 15  0 3
                Oral Oral examination 55  0 3
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2004/2005 (N3922) Economics and Management of Industrial Systems (3902T041) Quality Management K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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