Course syllabus TEN - Energetics and Technology (FBE - SS 2018/2019)

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Course code: TEN
Course title in language of instruction: Energetika a technika
Course title in Czech: Energetics and Technology
Course title in English: Energetics and Technology
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 16/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: SS 2018/2019
Name of lecturer: doc. Ing. Martin Fajman, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not (Alternative Energy Sources) or not (now Alternative Energy Sources)
Aims of the course:
The goal of the course is to get students acquainted with basic terms in the scope of energetics and technics in connection with economy and provide them an orientation in energy sources structure, energy demands and energy savings in connection with ecological aspects. Meaning of renewable energy sources is emphasized, namely business opportunities in the field on the base of legislation and economical conditions.
Course contents:
1.Energetics (allowance 8/6)
a.Fundamental concepts and terminology. The relationship of energy, ecology and economy.
b.Available energy sources and energy intensity. Energy Saving Potentials.
c.Sustainability in terms of energy and environment.
d.Ecological and economic aspects of the use of alternative energy sources.

2.Renewable energy resources (allowance 16/6)
a.Technical utilization of Solar energy.
b.Indirect solar energy utilizaton by natural processes.
c.RES legislation.

3.Technology for transportation and building equipment (allowance 4/2)
a.Energy and environmental features of drivelines and development perspective.
b.Fuels for mobile means.
c.Combined heat and power.
d.Heat pumps.

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-Ethical commitment

Specific competences:
-Ability of an independent decision making in terms of entrepreneurial opportunities in the energy sector
-Ability to orientate in problems of flows of energy, energy sources and their relations in connection with environmental issues
-Competence in evaluation of energy intensity
-Knowledge of relation between energy efficiency and economical indicators

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h16 h
     practice6 h0 h
     seminar8 h0 h
     consultation1 h0 h
     public presentation (oral)2 h0 h
     preparation for exam51 h72 h
     preparation for regular testing25 h30 h
     preparation of presentation15 h0 h
     writing of seminar paper32 h50 h
Total168 h168 h
Assessment methods:
Credit is awarded on the basis of case studies (20% rating), seminar oral presentation (10%), and successful completion of term test - minimum is 40% successful response (30%). Course completion is by an oral exam for about 25 minutes. Final evaluation of the course is based on continuous assessment, evaluation of case studies and results of oral examinations (40%).
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBENDA, V. et al.Obnovitelné zdroje energiePrahaProfi Press2012978-80-86726-48-9
RQQUASCHNING, V.Obnovitelné zdroje energie.PrahaGrada Publishing, a.s.2010978-80-247-3250-3
REMACKAY, D J.Sustainable Energy - without the hot air
REBiomass and alternate fuel systems: an engineering and economic guideHoboken, N.J.John Wiley978-0-470-41028-8
REAUTORŮ, K.Encyklopedie energie, SIMOPT
REFAJMAN, M. -- CERKAL, R. -- KAMLER, J. -- MAREČEK, V.Sunflower - Bioenergy Utilization978-1-62257-801-6
REAlternativní zdroje energieKroměřížSpolečnost pro techniku prostředí2010


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