SubjectsSubjects(version: 901)
Course, academic year 2022/2023
Geothermal energy - MG452P88
Title: Geothermal energy
Czech title: Geotermální energie
Guaranteed by: Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics (31-450)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Explanation: Výuka probíhá s ohledem na situaci dle nařízení hyg. stanice hl.m. Prahy a MŠMT
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Tomáš Fischer, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): prof. RNDr. Tomáš Fischer, Ph.D.
Incompatibility : MG452P78
Opinion survey results   Examination dates   Schedule   
Last update: RNDr. Jana Rubešová, Ph.D. (20.09.2018)
The course deals with basic aspects of geothermal energy use in terms of hydrothermal sources and enhanced
geothermal systems. It deals with heat transport from depth to the Earth surface, research of geothermal sources,
technical solution of geothermal systems and economic aspects of geothermal energy use.
Literature -
Last update: RNDr. Jana Rubešová, Ph.D. (20.09.2018)

Lowrie W., (2007): Fundamentals of Geophysics, Cambridge Univ. Press.

Musett A.E., Khan, M.A., (2000): Looking into the Earth, Cambridge Univ. Press.

Albu M., Banks D., Nash H. (1997): Mineral and thermal groundwater resources. - Chapman & Hall. London. United Kingdom

Dicson M.H., Fanelli M. (2006): Geothermal energy, utilization and technology. - CNR, Sterling, USA. (UNESCO 2003)

Boyle G. (2004): Renewable energy. - Oxford University Press. United Kingdom.

Last update: RNDr. Jana Rubešová, Ph.D. (20.09.2018)

1. Heat as energy, heat transport in the Earth and its sources

2. Depth temperature dependance, heat flow, stationary heat transmission

3. Non-stationary heat transmission and the effect geologic processes

4. Heat flow globally and in Czechia

5. EGS systems

6. Heat exchanger in depth, hydraulic stimulation and induced seismicity

7. Examples of geothermal systems in the world

8. Shallow heat - heat pumps

9. Aqueous and thermic balance of geologic structures

10. Economic aspects of geothermal energy use and outlook

Charles University | Information system of Charles University |