Course syllabus U15-0141-I - Small energetic systems (FESRD - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code: U15-0141-I
Course unit title:
Small energetic systems
Level of study:
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Semester: Environmental Management - master (required), 1. semester
Teaching hours per week:
2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
lecture: 2 hours per week / 26 hours per semester (face-to-face method)
seminar: 2 hours per week / 26 hours per semester (face-to-face method)
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated: Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Continuous assessment - seminar work 50%.
Written final exam 50%.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will acquire knowledge about renewable energy sources (RES) and their practical use in the regions of Slovakia. The output is the definition of the most appropriate way of using renewable energy resources in Slovakia. Students are able to apply the acquired knowledge in order to use efficiently available renewable energy resources and thus increase energy self-sufficiency of the country and at the same time reduce pollution of the country.
Course contents:
Types of renewable energy resources.
Use of water power in regions of Slovakia.
Use of solar energy in regions of Slovakia.
The use of wind energy in regions of Slovakia.
Geothermal energy in regions of Slovakia.
Use of biomass in regions of Slovakia.
Technology for biomass processing.
Technology for the gasification of biodegradable materials.
Technology for the gasification of biomass through thermochemical conversion of biomass.
Recommended or required reading:
Janíček, F. - Daruľa, I. - Gaduš, J. - Regula, E. - Smitková, M. - Polonec, Ľ. - Ľudvík, J. - Kubica, J.: Obnoviteľné zdroje energie 1. Technológie pre udržateľnú budúcnosť. 2007, STU Bratislava: Renesans, s.r.o. – 176 s. ISBN 978-80-969777-0-3
Klenovčáková, A. – Imriš, I.: Zdroje a premeny energie, Manacon Prešov 2006, ISBN 80-89040-29-2
MH SR. 2014. Návrh Akčného plánu energetickej efektívnosti na roky 2014 – 2016 s výhľadom do roku 2020. Číslo materiálu: UV-27135/2014. Rezortné číslo: 17182/2014-1000-21963
Pastorek, J. - Kára, J. – Jevič, P. Biomasa obnoviteľný zdroj energie, FCC Public, Praha 2004, ISBN 80-86534-06-5
Smernica 2009/28/ES, o podpore využívania energie z obnoviteľných zdrojov energie
Zákon č. 309/2009 Z. z., o podpore obnoviteľných zdrojov energie a vysoko účinnej kombinovanej výroby

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 62

69,4 %
14,5 %8,1 %4,8 %
3,2 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Ján Gaduš, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Tomáš Giertl, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
13. 12. 2019

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 12/13/2019.

Type of output: