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School of Engineering
ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
Course unit
ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS AND MACHINES
IN09105484, A.A. 2019/20

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

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
IN0509, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS AND MACHINES
Department of reference Department of Management and Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch VICENZA
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

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MASSIMO MASI ING-IND/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/08 Fluid Machines 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Syllabus
Course unit contents: Energy sources
Basic Fluid-dynamics:
aero-dynamic forces
Bernoulli theorem
continuity equation
viscosity and drag
Reynolds number
aerofoils performance
hydraulics, pressure losses and Moody's diagram
cavitation
Basic Thermodynamics and Gas-dynamics:
First law
isentrpic one-dimensional flow
chocking
normal shock
Fundamentals of turbomachinery:
Euler equation
velocity diagrams
physical of turbomachinery operation
efficiencies
Similarity, non-dimensional numbers and classification
Turbomachinery and plants:
hydro-power plants and turbine types
velocity diagrams, performance curves and e load control
pumping plants and turbo-pump types
steam power-plants, turbine types, stream generator,condenser
aeraulic turbomachineries, industrial fans, wind power-plants fundamentals
Internal combustion engines and power plants:
reference therodynamic cycles
gas turbine, compressor types and combustors
reciprocating engine, indicated cycle, power formula, load control, similarity parameters.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)