First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Engineering
Course unit
IN04102596, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
IN0528, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
bring this page
with you
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination APPLIED ENERGY
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 ANNA STOPPATO ING-IND/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/08 Fluid Machines 5.0
Core courses ING-IND/09 Energy and Environmental Systems 4.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st 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
7 A.A. 2016/17 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 STOPPATO ANNA (Presidente)
MUSACCI ANDREA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Knowledge of thermodynamics, machines and energy conversion plants. No prerequisites.
Target skills and knowledge: - Deepen and develop the knowledge related to thermal and nuclear power plants
- Learn some advanced techniques for the study of energy conversion systems: LCA (Life Cycle Assessment).
Examination methods: Oral examination
Assessment criteria: Understanding of the topics covered by the lectures and ability to apply the proposed concepts.
Course unit contents: Resources and energy consumption: historical evolution, data and comments, strategies and prospects. Environmental impact of different technologies. Nuclear power plants. Waste to energy systems; examples of systems with relative energy balances; economic aspects; systems for the control and reduction of pollutants. Technology of natural gas domestic production and imports; compressor stations, transmission and distribution; reduction cabins; turboexpansion; reception facilities and regasification of LNG. Extraction, transport and processing of fossil fuels. Examples of application. Life Cycle Assessment with applications (solar panels, biodiesel). Distribution of energy in industry by media: oil hydraulic.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, technical visits, classroom exercises
Additional notes about suggested reading: Material for the study is on-line, according to the indications provided in the classroom.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)