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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - BV (477) Energy Engineering
Track EEG - Green Power System
Programme Year 2

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ID Code 052393
Course Title WIND, HYDRO AND GEOTHERMAL POWER GENERATION
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 8.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description The course deals with technical and economic issues related to the design and operation of a renewable power plant based on 3 renewable sources: wind, hydro and geothermal energy. Wind energy (i): working principles, design criteria of a turbine, drive-train configurations, generator technologies and power electronics, control strategies, anemological characterization of a site, design criteria of a wind farm. Off-shore wind technology, electrical connection to the national grid. Small and micro wind turbines. Environmental impact of wind farms. Geothermal energy (ii): classification of geothermal sources, investigation techniques, drilling technologies. Power plant based on direct, binary (ORC) or hybrid cycles. Cogenerative and thermal applications, geothermal heat pumps. Environmental impact. Hydroelectric power (iii): classification based on hydraulic machines and plant layout. Estimation of the hydraulic resource. Design criteria, operating mode and economic assessment of a hydro plant. Pumped-Storage Hydroelectricity (PSH). Small-hydro, design criteria of a run-of-river plant. Environmental impact.
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Educational activities SSD Code SSD Description CFU
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ING-IND/09
ENERGY SYSTEMS AND POWER GENERATION
8.0

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manifesti v. 3.1.9 / 3.1.9
Area Servizi ICT
07/12/2019