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Technological Facilities Calculations

Credits 5
Hours per week 2 / 2 / 0
Examination Ex
Study Language English
Level Master subject
Guarantor doc. Ing. Jan Macák, CSc.




1. Types of fuels for power production, properties thereof. Upper and lower calorific values.
2. Effective combustion. Excess of air. Flue gas analysis.
3. Incomplete combustion. Air excess coefficient. Oxygen balance.
4. Temperature of combustion. Combustion products dissociation. Combustion rate and limits.
5. Boiler efficiency estimation. Guarantee tests, standards.
6. States of water and steam. State diagrams. IAPWS formulations (IFC67, IF97).
7. Estimation of wet steam state. Methods, devices.
8. Heat cycles. Thermal efficiency. Methods of its increase.
9. Power and heat production plants. Schemes, utilized heat, losses.
10. Steam turbines, expansion in h-s diagram. Thermodynamic efficiency.
11. Power production indexes, estimation thereof.
12. Cooling cycles, balance. Balance of turbine condenser.
13. Combined cycles, thermodynamic processes, efficiency.
14. Absorption and compression cooling cycles. Heat pumps.


1. Energetika, skripta VŠCHT (99-260-7/99) ISBN 80-7080-358-4, Praha 1999
2. Energetika. Návody k výpočtům, skripta VŠCHT (01-308-35/01) ISBN 80-7080-464-5 Praha 2001
3. Tabulky: http://web.vscht.cz/mistovae/en_tabulky.pdf
4. Tabulky a diagramy z oboru paliv, SNTL Praha 1956
5. Výpočty termodynamických, transportních a ostatních vlastností obyčejné vody, CZ NC PWS, Ústav termomechaniky AV ČR, ISBN 80-85918-63-3, Praha 2001

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