Checking date: 25/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Energy Sources
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)
Ingeniería térmica
Knowledge and capabilities for understanding, analyzing, exploiting and managing the different energy sources Knowledge and capabilities to understand energy politics and standards Understanding of the energy transition and decarbonization
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to energy sources: Understanding the energy transition and decarbonization. 2. Fossil fuels. 3. Nuclear energy. 4. Hydrogen. 5. Solar energy. 6. Biomass. 7. Wind energy. 8. Hydraulic power. 9. Geothermal energy.
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities 1. Single group classes: theoretical and application problems. 2. 2 sessions will be laboratory practices in computer room where you will learn the use of direct application software related to energy sources. 3. Conferences of graduates in companies and public administrations on topics related to the subject. Methodology: 1. Sessions in which the exposure of knowledge is combined with the realization of applied exercises carried out by the teacher and by the students. Tutorials: 1. Check availability with the teacher.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • . Documentantion prepared specifically for the course. -. 2023
  • John A. Duffie, William A. Beckman. . Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes. . Wiley.. 2013
  • William C. Reynolds (Author), Piero Colonna . Thermodynamics: Fundamentals and Engineering Applications . Cambridge University Press. 2018

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