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CODE 60359
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/10
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Applied Physics typically includes thermodynamics and heat transfer, whose knowledges are mandatory for a student in industrial engineering. Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer are treated according to a practical point of view, with reference to engineering applications, such as production and conversion of energy systems.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course is aimed at providing basic knowledge of applied thermodynamics and heat transfer, with specific attention to cycles, thermal plants, thermo-fluids, humid air, heat transfer foundations. Theory will be integrated by practical examples.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course is aimed at providing basic knowledge of applied thermodynamics and heat transfer, with specific attention to cycles, thermal plants,  thermo-fluids, heat transfer foundations. Theory will be integrated by practical examples.

PREREQUISITES

Students are required to have successfully passed the exams of Analisi 1 + Geometria and Fisica Generale before applying for the exam of Fisica Tecnica

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons of Applied Physics are typically given  5/6 hours/week during the  first semester, including theoretical and practical (exercises) lessons.

Interruptions of lessons (if any) will be announced by the teacher well in advance

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Closed and open systems. Thermodynamic state and properties. Temperature and thermometry. Thermodynamic processes. Definition of heat and work. First law of thermodynamics for open and closed systems. Internal energy and enthalpy. Specific heat. Second law of thermodynamics, Kelvin and Clausius definitions. TdS equations. Ideal gas: state equation, properties, fundamental processes. Pure substances: definition, properties, thermodynamic diagrams. Cycles: Carnot, Joule, Otto, Diesel, Rankine, calculation of efficiency. Inverse cycles:  Carnot, two-phase, calculation of efficiency. Thermodynamics of fluids: Bernoulli equation and its applications, pressure drop in pipes. Incompressible and compressible fluids, Hugoniot equation.  Heat transfer foundations: conduction, convection and radiation. Thermal-electric analogy: the thermal resistance and the thermal network.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G.Tanda: “Dispense del Corso Fisica Tecnica ”, http://www.aulaweb.unige.it.

G.Comini: “Lezioni di Termodinamica Applicata”, SGE Padova.

M.J.Moran, H.N.Shapiro, B.R.Munson, D.P.DeWitt. “Elementi di Fisica tecnica per l'ingegneria”, McGraw-Hill

Esercizi:G.Guglielmini, E.Nannei, C.Pisoni: "Problemi di Termodinamica Tecnica e Trasmissione del Calore", ECIG, Genova.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination. One written examination (not mandatory) close to the end of the lesson period.

Students who have valid certification of physical or learning disabilities on file with the University and who wish to discuss possible accommodations or other circumstances regarding lectures, coursework and exams, should speak both with the instructor and with Professor Federico Scarpa (federico.scarpa@unige.it ), the School's disability liaison.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The official oral exam typically includes one or two questions, plus a preliminary exercise (similar to those done in class during practice sessions) to be completed on the blackboard.

Alternatively, passing the exam can also be achieved also in the following way:

Written test plus oral exam:

At the end of the lectures, a written test ("mini-exam") will be conducted, reserved for attending students. The test will be graded on a scale from 0 (insufficient) to +3.

Passing the test with a positive result (score from 1 to 3) will exempt the student from the blackboard exercise during the oral exam, and the score obtained in the mini-exam exceeding 1 will be added to the oral exam grade. (Example: mini-exam passed with a score of 3 and oral exam graded 25/30: overall exam score: 25 + 2 = 27/30).

Failure or non-acceptance of the grade obtained during the oral exam may result in the forfeiture of the bonus accumulated in the written test.

For more information, it is recommended to consult the course link on the AulaWeb portal

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please verify all the updates in Aulaweb through the link to this course

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