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Mechanical Engineering - Energy Systems LM

Energy Systems LM


Synthetic program:

Combustibili e combustione. Meccanismi di formazione dei principali inquinanti. Tecniche per il controllo degli inquinanti in sede di combustione e per il trattamento degli effluenti. Misura della concentrazione di inquinanti in effluenti gassosi. Analisi di secondo principio di cicli di potenza. Analisi dei processi per produzione di energia elettrica mediante cicli a vapore, turbine a gas, cicli combinati: caratteristiche termodinamiche e tecnologiche, aspetti progettuali ed economici, prestazioni, combustibili e impatto ambientale, regolazione. Generatori di vapore. Scambiatori di calore e smaltimento del calore in ambiente (sistemi ad acqua aperti, a secco, con torri evaporative). La cogenerazione di elettricità e calore: risparmi energetici, indici di prestazione, tecnologie, curve di funzionamento, fattibilità economica. Fluidi frigorigeni e cicli frigoriferi.

Energy scenario: seminar giving an overview of world energy demand, production, expected evolution.
Fuels and combustions: Basic properties of fossil fuels, stoichiometry and energy balance of combustion reactions, evaluation of parameters relevant for the assessment of the performance of fossil fuel-fired energy systems.
Steam Cycles: Basic thermodynamic features and configuration. Regeneration and reheat. Optimization of operating parameters. Interaction between cycle parameters, scale and turbo-machine performance. Architecture and basic issues of steam generators. Material issues. Modern Ultra-Super-Critical plants.
1st and 2nd Law analysis: Energy balances of energy conversion systems. Fundamentals of 2nd Law analysis. Applications to the basic processes encountered in energy conversion systems. Reactive systems and combustion.
Gas turbines and combined cycles: Basic thermodynamic features and configuration of Joule cycles. Regeneration, intercooling and reheat. Choice of cycle parameters vs type of duty and application. Material issues and blade cooling. Motivation and basic features of combined cycle configuration. Heat Recovery Steam Generators.
Economic analysis: Basic approach and tools to evaluate the cost of electricity. Comparative analysis of most relevant fossil fuel-based and renewable-source-based power plants.
Heat exchangers & steam generators: Architecture, basic features and issues of the heat exchangers utilized in large energy conversion systems. Case study on heat rejection by a large power plant.
Cogeneration: Meaning and motivation of cogeneration. Applications to steam cycles, gas turbine and combined cycles, internal combustion engines. District heating applications. Performance indexes.
Refrigeration cycles and heat pumps: Inverse thermodynamic cycles. Choice of working fluids and configuration. Multi-level arrangement.

Lecture Notes

Complete course:

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Handwritten notes Complete course notes 2019/2020

Divided by topic:

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Handwritten notes Cogenerazione 2018/2019
Handwritten notes Combustione 2018/2019
Handwritten notes Economia 2018/2019
Handwritten notes Entropia 2018/2019
Digital notes First part of the course 2021/2022
Handwritten notes Gas 2018/2019
Handwritten notes Inversi 2018/2019
Handwritten notes Scambiatori 2018/2019
Handwritten notes Vapore 2018/2019

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Exercises

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Exams

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Text and solution 04/02/2012
Text and solution 04/02/2013
Text and solution 26/02/2013
Text and solution 01/03/2013
Text and solution 25/06/2013
Text and solution 09/07/2013
Text and solution 10/09/2013
Text and solution 10/02/2014
Text and solution 03/03/2014
Text and solution 01/07/2014
Text and solution 15/07/2014
Text and solution 09/09/2014
Text and solution 22/09/2014
Text and solution 09/02/2015
Text and solution 02/03/2015
Text and solution 22/11/2016
Text and solution 06/02/2017
Text and solution 27/02/2017
Text and solution 27/06/2017
Text 22/01/2018
Solution 22/01/2018
Text 12/02/2018
Solution 12/02/2018
Text 25/06/2018
Solution 25/06/2018
Text 16/07/2018
Solution 16/07/2018
Text 10/09/2018
Solution 10/09/2018
Text 21/01/2019
Solution 21/01/2019
Text 11/02/2019
Solution 11/02/2019
Text 24/06/2019
Solution 24/06/2019
Text 15/07/2019
Solution 15/07/2019
Text 09/09/2019
Solution 09/09/2019
Text 20/11/2019
Text 21/01/2020
Solution 21/01/2020
Text 11/02/2020
Solution 11/02/2020
Text 25/06/2020
Solution 25/06/2020
Text 16/07/2020
Solution 16/07/2020
Text 08/09/2020
Solution 08/09/2020
Text and solution 19/01/2021
Text 09/02/2021
Solution 09/02/2021
Text 24/06/2021
Solution 24/06/2021
Text 15/07/2021
Solution 15/07/2021

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