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CODE 108756
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/10
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

"Fisica Tecnica" is the name by which we refer in Italy to the disciplines of Thermal Engineering: Applied Thermodynamics, Energetics and Energy Conversion including from Renewable sources, and Heat Transfer. In English, these disciplines are known as Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides the fundamental notions of technical thermodynamics, heat transmission, energy to solve engineering problems related to heat exchange and work in industrial and civil contexts

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides the fundamental notions of technical thermodynamics, heat transmission, energy to solve engineering problems related to heat exchange and work in industrial and civil contexts

PREREQUISITES

Propaedeuticities :

notions of mathematical analysis, physics and geometry (not mandatory, but strongly recommended)

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures, with theory explanations and numerical examples

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introductory concepts and definitions in thermodynamics. Units for thermodynamic properties. Methodology for solving Thermodynamic problems. First law of Thermodynamics. Energy transfer by work and heat. Properties of the pure substance. Control volume energy analysis. Fundamentals of combustion and heating values. The second law of thermodynamics. Entropy and maximum efficiencies. The Rankine cycle and the environmental impact. Gas power systems. Refrigeration and heat pumps. Psycrometrics and air conditioning. One dimensional fluid-dynamics: the Bernoulli equation, friction factors and local pressure drop coefficients. Fundamentals of conduction, convection and radiation. Thermal resistance and overall heat transfer coefficient. Extended surfaces (fins). Forced and free convection. Heat transfer in buildings and energy savings. Radiation heat transfer: blackbody radiation, grey diffuse surfaces, environmental radiation, solar energy conversion. Heat exchangers and the recovery of thermal energy. Solar Energy Conversion principles

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Moran, Shapiro, Munson, DeWitt, Elementi Di Fisica Tecnica Per L’Ingegneria, Mcgraw-Hill
ISBN: 9788838665509

Y.A. Çengel, Thermodynamics and Heat Tranfer, Mc Graw-Hill, third edition, 2009

 

Professor Notes (available at Aulaweb Portal)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam is in two parts, written examination (solution of an Applied thermodynamics or heat transfer problem) followed by an oral examination on course topics.

Final exam mark is the average of written and oral exam marks

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Discussions during lectures with students and Team discussions outside frontal lectures