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Course syllabus 42331_4B - Energy Engineering (FCFT - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: 42331_4B
Course unit title: Energy Engineering
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (6 credits)
Course contents:
1.Effective combustion of fuels (allowance 3/6)
a.Fuels, their definition; lower and higher heating value, kinds of fuels
b.Industrial furnaces
c.Combustion; burners
d.Characteristics and stability of flame
e.Heat recuperators and regenerators
f.Material and enthalpic balance of combustion; combustion air excess

2.Heat transfer in furnaces (allowance 3/0)
a.Heat transfer by radiation
b.Direct and overall heat transfer surface
c.Adiabatic radiation surfaces
d.Heat losses from a furnace

3.Compression and expansion of gases (allowance 6/6)
a.Cycle thermic efficiency
b.Polytropic process, change of state variables calculation
c.Volumetric and technic work
d.Thermodynamic, volumetric, indicated compressor efficiency
e.Ineffective compression space
f.Cooling of cylinders and intercoolers

4.Compressors (allowance 3/0)
a.Piston compressors; one stage and multistage
b.Turbocompressors, axial and radial
c.Screw compressors
d.Estimation of compressor volumetric output and compressed air losses

5.Thermodynamics of water steam (allowance 3/0)
a.T-s and h-s diagram
b.Isobaric state change
c.Adiabatic state change
d.Isoenthalpic state change

6.Production of mechanic energy (allowance 6/8)
a.Ideal and real cycle of a steam engine
b.Clausius-Rankine cycle
c.Cycle thermic efficiency
d.Thermodynamic efficiency of water steam expansion in a steam turbine
e.Overall efficiency of backpressure steam turbines
f.Possibilities of cycle thermic efficiency improvement
g.Consumption curves of steam turbines without and with one or two steam extractions
h.Steam production in steam boilers
i.Water treatment (chemical and thermal)
j.Estimation of water steam production efficiency
k.Steam pipes (sizing, removal of condensate and non-condensable gases: condensate traps and deaeration, pipes layout, dilatation...)
l.Types of condensate traps

7.Transformation of energy in a turbine and in a jet (allowance 3/0)
a.Laval jet
b.Steam velocity in a jet, jet sizing
c.Steam turbine output

8.Combustion engines (allowance 6/0)
a.Brayton cycle
b.Otto cycle
c.Diesel cycle
d.High-speed cycle
e.Combined heat and power production (CHP)
f.Cogeneration units
g.gas turbine combined cycle power plant (CCPP)

9.Cooling (allowance 6/6)
a.Principles of cooling towers operation, characteristics of micro towers
b.Compression cooling
c.Reverse Carnot cycle
d.Cooling devices with multistage working fluid compression
e.Cooling devices with working fluid intercooler
f.Cooling devices with working liquid direct mixing heat exchanger
g.Connection of cooling devices in a cascade
h.Absorption cooling
i.Heat pumps
j.Liquefaction of gases

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 02/19/2018.

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