PLANT DESIGN FOR BUILDINGS AND ENERGY REHABILITATION WORKSHOP

PLANT DESIGN FOR BUILDINGS AND ENERGY REHABILITATION WORKSHOP

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Last update 29/06/2021 07:47
Code
98182
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 10719 ENGINEERING FOR BUILDING RETROFITTING (LM-24) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/11
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ENGINEERING FOR BUILDING RETROFITTING)
semester
Annual
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge on the most important renewable
energy sources and the retrofitting of existing plants in buildings for their
exploitation. Renewable energy, random energy resources and their use. Tools
for the analysis of technical and economic feasibility of plants for heating,cooling and air conditioning of buildings. Fundamentals of electrical plants in buildings. References to current legisltive and technichal regulations on the subject. Use of the most recent tools for measurement, diagnostics and maintenance of buildings.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Aims

The course aims to provide students with advanced knowledge in the following topics:

- Plant engineering analysis of buildings and related environmental impact

- Thermo-hygrometric and environmental comfort evaluations

- Energy regulations, diagnosis and certifications

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

- Solve plant engineering problems for buildings

- Correctly calculate thermal bridges of different kinds

- Carry out energy diagnoses and certifications

Teaching methods

Lectures held in the classroom by the teachers.

Exercises carried out on the computer.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Basics of heat transfer and psychrometrics

Thermohygrometric comfort

Heat pumps and chillers

Air handling units

Boilers and furnaces

District heating and cogeneration

Thermal bridges

Heat exchange through walls, roofs, floors, glass surfaces

Design of heating and cooling loads

Chimneys

Ozone depletion and the greenhouse effect

Energy regulations, energy diagnosis and energy certification

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Notes provided by the teachers.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment to be agreed with the teacher.

Ricevimento: IN  CLASS DURING LESSONS PERIOD AND WITH PREVIOUS EMAIL  APPOINTMENT BY EMAIL APPOINTMENT IN OTHER PERIODS  

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures held in the classroom by the teachers.

Exercises carried out on the computer.

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam, after having carried out a paper concerning the energy certification of a building and the design of the related improvements.

Assessment methods

The assessment of the students' understanding of the topics studied will be verified through the language used, the knowledge of the subject and the ability to deepen the covered topics.