Checking date: 15/02/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Industrial heat and cold
Master in Industrial Engineering (Plan: 170 - Estudio: 226)


Department assigned to the subject: Thermal and Fluids Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Heat Transfer Thermal Engineering
The students will be able to calculate and analyze refrigeration and heating systems
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Heating and cooling loads Industrial refrigeration systems Industrial heating systems Heat exchangers
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities will consist of: - Lectures where the fundamental concepts will be presented. Lecture notes and basis references will be provided. - Assignments will be given so the students can self-evaluate their knowledge and acquire the required skills. - The assignments proposed to the students will be discussed during the lectures. - Labs: assignments will be solved in the computer room. - The goup work will be the calculation of thermal loads in buildings
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Duffie JA, Beckman WA. Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes. John Wiley & Sons. 2013
  • Herold KE, Radermacher R, Klein SA. Absorption chillers and heat pumps. CRC Press. 1996
  • Incropera FP, Dewitt DP, Bergman TL, Lavine AS. Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer. John Wiley & Sons. 2007
  • Moran MI, Shapiro HN. Engineering Thermodynamics. John Wiley & Sons. 2010
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Hewitt G F . Process Heat Transfer. CRC Press. 1994
  • Lienhard JH IV, Lienhard JH V. A heat transfer text book. Phlogiston. 2008
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.