Course syllabus PHD_M048_N - Renewable Energy Sources (TF - 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Engineering
Course unit code: PHD_M048_N
Course unit title:
Renewable Energy Sources
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 10
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Machinery and Mechanization of Agricultural Production - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Elaboration a semester project for 50 points and 50 points for the exam. Student can get grade A (excellent) after obtaining at least 93 points, grade B (very good) at least 86 points, grade C (good) at least 79 points, grade D (satisfactory) at least 72 points and grade E (sufficient) at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student is able to use the newest knowledge in renewable energy sources (RES) and in the ways of their exploitation for purpose of electric power and heat production. Student conceives the process of power producing and ecological effects. Student knows the principles of the RES applications design in practice.
Course contents:
The present state of energetics. Production of electrical energy. Primary energetic sources. Ecology and safety. Energetics laws. Basics typology and characteristics of renewable energy sources. Solar energy. Water energy. Wind energy. Geothermal energy. Biomass. Kasiccal energetic sources: fosil fuels, nuclear fuels. Renewable energy sources usage in the practise.
Recommended or required reading:
Balák, R.: Nové zdroje energie. SNTL, Praha, 1989
Cihelka, J.: Solární tepelná technika. Nakladatelství T.Malina, Praha, 1994
International Energy Agency: Renewables Information 2003, zdroj:
Smola, A.: Solárna energia a jej využitie. STU, Bratislava, 1994

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 3

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Name of lecturer(s):
doc. RNDr. Monika Božiková, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 27. 2. 2018
doc. RNDr. Monika Božiková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/27/2018.

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