Course detail

Energy Storage Technologies

FEKT-MKC-UEOAcad. year: 2023/2024

Overview of energy storage, thermal and electrical storage. Storage of heat energy. Energy storage based on physical principles - flywheels, PVE, CAES, SMES. Electrochemical storage of energy, basic terms of electrochemistry and electrochemical sources. Lead accumulators, alkaline accumulators, lithium accumulators. Accumulators for special applications. Super capacitors. Fuel cells.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

The subject knowledge on the Bachelor's degrree level isrequested.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

up to 40 points during the semester (15 points from laboratory seminars and 25 points from written test)
up to 60 points from written final exam
Final exam is focused on verification of knowledge and orientation in the field of electrical materials.


The aim of the course is to provide basic information on various types of electrical and thermal energy storage and the possibilities of their deployment.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

CENEK, Miroslav. Akumulátory od principu k praxi. Praha: FCC Public, 2003. ISBN 80-86534-03-0 (CS)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MKC-EVM Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer