Łukasiewicz-Institute of Aviation invites you to participate in a series of lectures entitled “Conversion and accumulation of energy. Selected issues” which will be conducted by Prof. Roman Domański, D.Sc.
The course is aimed at students, PhD students, employees of research institutes, representatives of government agencies, employees of private entities involved in the broadly understood energy sector, and anyone wishing to broaden their knowledge.
Price: 500 PLN net (+VAT). NOTE! The lectures are free of charge for students and employees of the Łukasiewicz Research Network and Łukasiewicz Center.
The first lecture will be held on January 25, 2021 at 9:15 a.m. All meetings will be held online via Zoom. A detailed schedule of lectures is available below.
Applications (and questions) are accepted by email at :
About the lecturer
Professor Roman Domański is an authority in the field of thermodynamics, heat transfer, energy conversion and storage and renewable energy sources. Professor Domański carries out extensive teaching activities at the Warsaw University of Technology and other universities at all levels of study, also abroad, including the USA, Japan, England, Iceland and Portugal. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Institute Council. He is a member of many associations and scientific committees. He has been awarded many state distinctions for his teaching activities.
Lecture I (Monday, January 25, 2021, 9:15 – 12:00 am)
- Introduction – basic concepts.
- Primary energy sources – energy resources of the world.
- Selected scenarios of world energy development.
Lecture II (Thursday, January 28 2021, 9:15 – 12:00 am)
- Energy conversion methods – energy conversion matrix.
- Conversion of organic fossil fuels – classical energetics.
- Conversion of nuclear fossil fuels – nuclear power industry including nuclear safety.
Lecture III (Monday, February 1, 2021, 9:15 – 12:00 am)
- conversion of energy from renewable sources – “green” energy (solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, biomass, wave, tidal). Solar power systems, PV systems, wind power systems, geothermal systems.
- Efficiency of energy conversion processes.
- Energy accumulation and its importance in the energy conversion chain – basic parameters of energy accumulation processes.
Lecture IV (Thursday, February 4, 2021, 9:15 – 12:00 am)
- Accumulation of electrical, thermal and mechanical energy, production of fuels.
- hybrid systems of energy conversion and accumulation.
- Hydrogen as an energy carrier – hydrogen power industry.
- Fuel cells.
Lecture V (Monday, February 8, 2021, 9:15 – 12:00 am)
- Heat pumps.
- Ecological effects of energy conversion.
- Energy security.
Summary – technologies of the future.