HYDRO, WIND AND MICRO-GAS TURBINES

HYDRO, WIND AND MICRO-GAS TURBINES

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Code
86661
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10170 ENERGY ENGINEERING (LM-30) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/08
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (ENERGY ENGINEERING )
semester
2° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Provide general knowledge on energy conversion systems from renewable sources, with particular reference to the technologies and methodologies related to the conversion of energy from wind power, hydraulic and engine plants based on the technology of gas turbines. Provide the operative tools for the dimensioning of plants and machines for energy conversion from renewable energy sources. Hydraulic and Wind Energy and distributed Cogeneration from fossil fuel or biofuel by means of micro gas turbines. Provide tools for calculating energy producibility from wind farms, hydraulic and micro gas turbine. Provide knowledge for economic and financial analysis simplified to compare different energy conversion systems.

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Lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Energy conversion from renewable energy sources, environmental and economic sustainability.
Fundamentals concepts of turbomachines for energy conversion.
Hydraulic Energy:
Hydroelectric power plants. Components of hydroelectric power plants.
Classification of hydraulic turbines. Main components of hydraulic turbines.
Dimensioning of hydraulic turbines.
Wind Energy:
Wind energy application.
Classification of wind turbines. Main components of wind turbines.
Wind speed measurements, probability density function.
Wind energy conversion. Turbine performance.
Wind energy conversion.
Wind turbine control.
Distributed cogeneration with Micro Gas turbines:
Distributed cogeneration and fields of application of energy conversion by means of micro gas turbines.
Rigenerative gas turbine cycles.
Component efficiency effects on global gas turbine efficiency.
Main components of micro gas turbines with regeneration.
High efficiency radial turbomachinery. Low emission combustion.
Biofuel for micro gas turbine.
Thermo-mechanical characteristics of micro gas turbines.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

F. Kreith, J. Kreider: “ Principles of Sustainable Energy” CRC Press, USA, 2011.
D.Cocco,C.Palomba,P.Puddu: ”Tecnologie delle energie rinnovabili” SGE editoriali, Padova, 2008.
R. Pallabazzer: “ Sistemi di conversione eolica” Hoepli, Milano, 2011.
H. Cohen, GFC. Rogers, HH. Saravanamuttoo; “ Gas Turbine Theory”, Varun Blatt, 2012.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Meetings with the students by appointment. Please send a request by e-mail at the address pietro.zunino@unige.it

Exam Board

MARIO LUIGI FERRARI (President)

PIETRO ZUNINO (President)

ALBERTO TRAVERSO

ALBERTO NICOLA TRAVERSO

ALESSANDRO SORCE

LUCA RATTO

LOREDANA MAGISTRI

ANDREA PERRONE

DARIO BARSI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

ORARI

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HYDRO, WIND AND MICRO-GAS TURBINES

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
28/02/2020 12:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
31/07/2020 12:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento
18/09/2020 12:00 GENOVA Esame su appuntamento