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To analyze energy systems and improve their performance and
CC1-In-depth knowledge in the field of energy and electricity
CC4-In-depth study of applied thermodynamics, thermoeconomics, environmental sustainability of plants, machinery, components and systems for the production and conversion of energy. Methodologies for the identification of thermodynamic and economic inefficiencies of energy systems and components. Environmental and economic sustainability.
CA1-Ability of analysis and modeling of mechanical/electrical/propulsive components and systems: basic problems and models for industrial engineering, with special reference to mechanical and energy engineering.
CA3-Ability of designing, analyze, plan and manage energy conversion systems and their environmental impact, as well as complex and/or innovative service and process systems.
Course of Energy Systems, Undergraduate
Lectures, practice, use of specific SW packages (5-6 CFU).
A final project work of 3-4 CFU size.
Type of Assessment
Final test, written and producing a SW program in EES environment or similar.
Evaluation and discussion of project work.
Revised thermodynamics (advanced) for closed and open systems, non-reactive and reactive systems.
Direct and indirect exregy balance. Exergy destructions and losses. Example applications for several processes and reference cases of power plants, refrigeration or heat pumps.
Introducion to thermo/exergo- economics. Applications finlized ta calculation of costs of components and material streams. Standard presentation of results for exergy/exergoeconomic analysis. Introduction to optimization and analysis of selected cases. Advanced exergo-economic analysis. Example applications.
Introduction to Life Cycle Analysis. Inventory Analysis; impact categories; normalization and weighting. Introduction to exergo-environmental analysis. Applications.
Optimization of complex networks of heat exchangers, Introduction to Pinch Analysis. Graphical solution and programming. Construction of Composite Curves. Example applications.