First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Engineering
Course unit
IN01122525, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
IN0528, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
Website of the academic structure
Department of reference Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge DAVIDE DEL COL ING-IND/10

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/10 Technical Physics 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Start of activities 25/09/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
11 A.A. 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 DEL COL DAVIDE (Presidente)
ROSSETTO LUISA (Membro Effettivo)
MORO LORENZO (Supplente)
10 A.A. 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 DEL COL DAVIDE (Presidente)
ROSSETTO LUISA (Membro Effettivo)
MORO LORENZO (Supplente)

Prerequisites: Punctual knowledge of applied thermodynamics, heat transfer and energy science.
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of scientific, technical, economic and standards bases for the exploitation, in different adequate applications of renewable energy sources (RES). Acquisition of the basic elements for the design of RES systems.
Examination methods: Written exam
Assessment criteria: Evaluation of the level of learning, skills of development and application, ability to present concepts and procedures covered in the course.
Course unit contents: General information on primary energy sources. National and world energy statistics. Sustainability. Anthropogenic greenhouse.
Potential, technical and economic problems for the exploitation of renewable energy sources.
European and national legislation.
The solar radiation. Technologies for solar thermal and solar power. Solar cooling. Solar photovoltaics.
Wind energy: exploitation and technology.
Geothermal source at high temperature and neutral temperature (GCHP).
Biomass energy.
Hydropower (small plants).
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures and numerical exercises. Laboratory of solar energy.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Textbooks on specific technologies.
Notes distributed in class.
Standards for the industry field.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • G. Comini, S. Savino, La captazione dell'energia solare. Udine: CISM, 2013. Available on-line Cerca nel catalogo
  • --, --. --: --, --. More textbooks on specific technologies