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School of Engineering
Course unit
INP3051655, A.A. 2019/20

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
IN1979, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ELECTRIC POWER PLANTS
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 FABIO BIGNUCOLO ING-IND/33

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/33 Electrical Energy Systems 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

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

Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 A.A. 2019/2020 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 BIGNUCOLO FABIO (Presidente)
TURRI ROBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
6 A.A. 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 BIGNUCOLO FABIO (Presidente)
TURRI ROBERTO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: electrical installations, electrical machines
Target skills and knowledge: It is expected to provide the knowledge base of the establishment and operation of a large electric systems, to provide modeling of the key components as well as the control and adjustment.
Assessment criteria: The student evaluation will be based on: - the understanding of the arguments - on the acquisition of concepts and methodologies proposed, - the ability to apply them.
Course unit contents: Planning the electrical system: generating units commitment for the medium-and long-term. Typical schemes of installation of machinery and electrical equipment in power plants and power stations in particular in: - production and pumping of hydroelectric plants; - simple cycle power plants and combined cycle - cogeneration plants; - installations nucleotermo-electric - equipment for renewable energy sources. Ancillary services. The voltage regulation: the excitation systems. The protections in the generation plants.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Theoretical lectures, exercises and seminars.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Reference Book
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • R Caldon, F Bignucolo, Impianti di produzione dell'energia elettrica. Criteri di scelta e dimensionamento. --: Società Editrice Esculapio, 2019. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Case study
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Affordable and Clean Energy Sustainable Cities and Communities Responsible Consumption and Production Climate Action