Course detail

Power engineering of Natural Gas

FEKT-MPA-EZPAcad. year: 2023/2024

Natural gas is sometimes referred to as fuel for the 21st century. After the coal-fired time comes the gas time. Student should be oriented both in legislation and technology for using natural gas.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Assessment of written and oral part of final exam is directed by FEKT (FEEC) rules.
Minimum points for course-unit credit is 20 points, maximum 30 points.
Minimum points for final written exam is 40 points, maximum 70points.
Minimum total points to obtain a course is 50 points, maximum 100 points.
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.


The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basics of mining, transport and use of natural gas.
The student should begin to focus on natural gas. This is especially the use of natural gas in the energy sector. It is a comprehensive point of view, the transport (mechanical part), measurement (electrical part) is supplemented economy and legislation.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

BAHADORI, A: Natural Gas Processing: Technology and Engineering Design., ISBN: 9780124202047, 2014, Elsevier Science (EN)
GUO, Boyan a Ali GHALAMBOR. Natural Gas Engineering Handbook. 2. Elsevier Science, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/C2013-0-15534-1. ISBN 9781933762418. (EN)
MOKHATAB, Saeid, William A. POE a James G. SPEIGHT. Handbook of Natural Gas Transmission and Processing. Elsevier Science, 2006. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-7506-7776-9.X5000-3. ISBN 0750677767. (EN)
SPEIGHT, James G. Natural Gas: A Basic Handbook. Elsevier Science, 2007. DOI: 10.1016/C2013-0-15520-1. ISBN 9781933762142. (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

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

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer