Course: Ecology in Power Engineering

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Course title Ecology in Power Engineering
Course code KKE/EKE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Křenek Vladimír, Ing.
Course content
Topics of lectures according to weeks : 1. Power engineering and ecology ( relation between gaining, converting and utilizing energy and the environment ) 2. Air pollution, air protection legislation ( laws and regulations ) emission and ambient air quality limits 3. Combustion process, SOx, NOx, COx arising from the combustion of fuels, combustion stoichiometry 4. Removal of sulphur from fossil fuels before combustion, gasification of fuels, restraint content sulphur oxides from flue gas by means of nonregenerating and regenerating methods 5. Removal and reduction of nitrogen oxides, primary and secondary methods, combined processes of reducing SOx, NOx, in power engineering systems, methods of reduction of CO2 emissions into ambient air, combined cycle, power and heating plants 6. Nature preservation and landscape protection, building law and assessment of environmental impact of power plants 7. Utilization of renewable energy sources, fuel cells 8. Noise and noise reduction in technical practice 9. Storage and disposal of nuclear waste, basic principles of radiation protection 10. Waste water from power plants, classification of waste and industry water, elimination of contamination, waste water treatment plants 11. Measuring and calculation of pollution concentration in the ground layer of the atmosphere 12. Separation of solid air pollutants, separators, filters, removal of slag from the combustion chamber 13. Solid waste from power plants, waste classification, municipal, special and dangerous waste

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum, Field trip
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Practical training (number of hours) - 26 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Preclusive courses - 0. Conditional courses - 0.
samostaně využít teoretických znalostí z oboru mechaniky tekutin, termomechaniky, mechaniky tuhých těles, pružnosti a pevnosti pro řešenía návrhu konkrétních technologických zařízeních
professional skills
samostaně využít teoretických znalostí z oboru mechaniky tekutin, termomechaniky, mechaniky tuhých těles, pružnosti a pevnosti pro řešenía návrhu konkrétních technologických zařízeních
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Students keep in mind basic concepts from ecology and power engineering and name individually various ways harmful substance collecting from flue gasses and too from water.
teaching methods
Lecture
Practicum
Field trip
assessment methods
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Bretschneider, Boris; Kurfürst, Jiří. Technika ochrany ovzduší. Vyd. 1. Praha : SNTL, 1978.
  • Macek L.; Raab P. Omezování emisí SO2. SNTL Praha, 1985.


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