635-0952/02 – Experimental methods in Thermal Engineering (EMvTT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Thermal EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. René PyszkoSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. René Pyszko
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
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PYS30 prof. Dr. Ing. René Pyszko
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

To extend knowledge of students in technical measuring and data processing gained within a graduate program. Emphasis is placed on the complete measuring string from the sensor to data processing and archiving.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The subject includes the areas of measurement of thermo-technical quantities, determination of material parameters, methods of measurement in difficult conditions and methods of determination of boundary conditions for numerical models. The individual themes are, in agreement with the supervisor, developed in more detail according to the specific focus of the doctoral dissertation.

Compulsory literature:

KARSA, B.: Electrical measuring instruments and measurements. Budapest : Akadémiai Kiadó, 1967 - 827 s. BUCHLA, D.: Applied electronic instrumentation and measurement. Wayne McLachlan. New York: Merrill, 1992 - xviii, 830 s. WEBSTER, J., G.: The measurement, instrumentation, and sensors handbook. Boca Raton : CRC Press, 1999. ISBN 0-8493-8347-1. CARR, J., J.: Elements of electronic instrumentation and measurement. - 3rd ed. - Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 1996, 594 s. ISBN 0-13-341686-0. VASEGHI, S., V.: Advanced digital signal processing and noise reduction. 3rd ed. - Chichester : Wiley, 2006 - xxvi, 453 s. ISBN 0-470-09494-X.

Recommended literature:

BAIRD, D. C. Experimentation: An Introduction to Measurement Theory and Experiment Design (Prentice-Hall, 1962). TAYLOR, J. R. An Introduction to Error Analysis (University Science Books, 1982). OPPENHEIM, A. V., SCHAFER, R., W.: Discrete-time signal processing. Englewood Cliffs : Prentice Hall, 1989 - xv, 879 s. ISBN 0-13-216771-9. BEQUETTE, B. W.: Process Control: Modeling, Desing and Simulation, Prentice Hall Professional, 2003.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Oral exam. Practical solving problems connected with the disertation work topic.


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Other requirements

No additional requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Direct and indirect measurement methods, uncertainty of measurement. Temperature measurement, contact and non-contact methods and sensors. Radiation pyrometers - total, monochrome, band, ratio. Effect of material emissivity and environmental properties. Thermo cameras. Fluid pressure measurement. Velocity and flow rate sensors, classical and advanced - inductive, vortex, ultrasonic, Coriolis, correlation. Laser doppler systems LDA, LIF, PIV, CTA. Hygrometers - dilatation, resistance, capacitive, psychometers, dewpoint measurement. Analysis of chemical composition of gases - thermoconductive, thermochemical, photometric, spectral. Digital systems. Signal sampling theory, aliasing. Frequency signal analysis. Filtering and other time series operations. Data archiving, database systems. Measurement of boundary conditions - heat flux measurement in materials, heat transfer coefficient during nozzle cooling. Measurement of the thermal conductivity coefficient. Thermal expansion measurement. Active thermography.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (P0713D070002) Thermal engineering and fuels in industry K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (P0713D070002) Thermal engineering and fuels in industry P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0713D070002) Thermal engineering and fuels in industry K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0713D070002) Thermal engineering and fuels in industry P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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