Course Unit Profile

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Basic Information

Course Unit Title: THERMOFLUIDODYNAMICS AND MACHINES

Course Unit Code: 282II

Level of course unit

Second Cycle

Year of study

First year

Semester when the course is delivered

Second semester

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6

Name of Lecturer(s):

Prof.: Panayotis Psaroudakis
Email: panayotis.psaroudakis@unipi.it

Language of instruction

Italian

General Information

Learning outcomes

Thee student who successfully completes the course will be able to understand the several problems that needs knowledges of thermofuid-dynamics, engine' cycles, turbomachineries and wind turbines and to have the necessary mathematic instruments to work in all suches several problems.

Course contents

The course expose the foundation elements of the following principals area: the thermodynamic laws of energy; the thermofluid-dynamics of several principal engines; the heating exchangers; the proprieties of the fluids at low and high velocity in ducts, nozzles and in open area; the turbomachineries (axial and radial compressors and turbines); the wind turbines, and gives the necessary mathematic instruments to work in all such area.

Specific Information

Prerequisites, co-requisites, as a prerequisite for further study

Prerequisites

None.

Co-requisites

None.

Prerequisite for

None.

Mode of delivery

Delivery

face to face

Attendance

Not mandatory

Teaching methods

Learning activities

Recommended or required reading

There are not racommanded books.
The main guide of the course is the work of Panayotis Psaroudakis: "Elementi di Energetica e Macchine", PLUS - PISA University press, ISBN 88-8492-219-4

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment methods

Further information

The evaluations occurs for the 100% during the final oral examinations

Assessment criteria

The student must demonstrate the ability to put into practice and to execute, with critical awareness, the activities illustrated or carried out under the guidance of the teacher during the course.

Work placement

No

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