Course syllabus 270508_IDP - Technology of Renewable Energy Sources (FME - WS 2019/2020)Help

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit title: Technology of Renewable Energy Sources
Course unit code: 270508_IDP
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (4 credits)
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Miloš Matúš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Ľubomír Šooš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim is to obtain basic knowledge about the environment, renewable energy sources and their utilization of renewable energy legislation. Knowing the details of technology, design principles of machines and whole complexes for the utilization of renewable energy sources, as well as conditions for their effective operation. Solving the fundamental nature of the computing tasks for the specification of suitable machinery and equipment for conversion of renewable energy into usable forms of energy.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
• Basic terms in environmental, legislation in the environmental field
• The world energy situation, state of of world reserves of primary energy sources, proportion of fosil fuels and renewable energy sources on production of useful energy forms
• The impact of energy use of fossil fuels on the environment
• Renewable energy sources, sustainable growth, policy of renewable energy sources utilization
• Technology of renewable energy sources, design principles of machines and equipment using renewable energy sources
• Design of a suitable technology using renewable energy sources
Recommended or required reading:
JANÍČEK, F. -- KOL. Obnoviteľné zdroje energie 1: Technológie pre udržateľnú budúcnosť. Pezinok : Renesans, 2009. 174 p. ISBN 978-80-89402-04-5.
ŠOOŠ, Ľ. Drevný odpad...: Čo s ním. Bratislava : Energetické centrum, 2000. 108 p.
VARGOVÁ, I. Atlas využívania obnoviteľných energetických zdrojov na Slovensku. Bratislava: Energetické centrum Bratislava, 2002.
MURTINGER, K. -- TOMEŠ, M. -- BERANOVSKÝ, J. Fotovoltaika - Elektrická energie ze slunce. Praha: EkoWATT, 2009. ISBN 978-80-873330-1-3.
MEČÁRIK, K. -- HAVELSKÝ, V. -- FÜRI, B. Tepelné čerpadlá. Bratislava : Alfa, 1988. 327 p. ISBN 063-063-87.
MURTINGER, K. -- BERANOVSKÝ, J. Energie z biomasy. Brno: ERA group, 2008. ISBN 978-80-73661-15-1.
BOYLE, G. Renewable energy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 452 p. ISBN 978-01-99261-78-9.
SABONNADIERE, J. Renewable energy technologies. London: ISTE, 2009. 490 p. ISBN 978-1-84821-135-3.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The subject is divided into lectures and seminares (2 hours lectures/1 hour seminares per week, 39 hours per semester). Seminares are realized by technological and engineering projects.
Assesment methods and criteria: exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 06/21/2019.

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