HEAT ENGINES

HEAT ENGINES

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Code
84323
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8722 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (L-9) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To give the student a knowledge regarding the typology and physical running principles regarding the energy conversion machinery (i.e.: engines,  turbines, compressors, pumps), employed on the ships.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To give the student a knowledge regarding the typology and physical running principles regarding the energy conversion machinery (i.e.: engines,  turbines, compressors, pumps), employed on the ships.

PREREQUISITES

The basic knowledge necessary to understand the topics covered in the course concern the following subjects: Mathematics, Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, Thermodynamics.

Teaching methods

Theoretical lessons and exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  1. Generality: Energy conversion machinery classification. Main energy typologies and sources. Main physical and thermodynamic laws.
  2. Engines plants: Steam, gas turbine and combined plants: reference cycles, work, power, efficiency calculation and components (turbines, compressor, pumps) shape and working description. Optimization and governor methods.
  3.  Internal combustion engines: Typology, thermodynamic cycles, shape, supercharging, delivered power governor. Pollutant emissions and reduction methods.
  4. Fan and Compressor: Stage organization, physical working principles, blade shape.
  5. Pumps: Typology. Physical working principles. Cavitation and volumetric flow governor.
  6. Volumetric compressors and pumps: Typology, working description. Work, power and efficiency determination. Volumetric flow governor

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

  1. C. Caputo ‘Gli impianti convertitori di energia’, ed. Ambrosiana
  2. C. Caputo ‘Le macchine volumetriche’, ed. Ambrosiana.
  3. O. Acton, C. Caputo ‘Collana di Macchine’ (5 volumi), ed. UTET.
  4. G. Ferrari ‘Motori a combustione interna’, Il Capitello, Torino, 4a edizione, Febbraio 2008.
  5. V. Dossena + altri autori ‘Macchine a Fluido’, ed. Città Studi (riporta anche esercizi numerici).

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The teacher receives the students at his office at DIME (MASET section), in Villa Cambiaso, at the following times: - Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 12.

Exam Board

UGO CAMPORA (President)

LOREDANA MAGISTRI

MARIO LUIGI FERRARI

CARLO CRAVERO

EDWARD CANEPA

FRANCESCA SATTA (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Theoretical lessons and exercises.

LESSONS START

Lessons are held in the first semester of each Academic Year, between the months of September and December.

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is oral and focuses on three topics covered in the course, one of the exam topics concerns a numerical exercise such as those carried out during the course exercises.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
05/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
01/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto