To introduce to the student in the socials problems associated with the consumption of conventional energy sources
To provide the student with a specific knowledge about the captation, conversion, and use of renewables sources, considering energetical, economical and environmental aspects.
To evaluate the renewable technologies and the energy savings for the economy and the nature conservation.
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
- Understand the energy consumption of fossil origin and their associated environmental impact, as well as the basic concepts of these technologies.
- Evaluate conventional and renewable energy sources.
- Design renewable systems for the production of tape hot water, heating and refrigeration.
- Evaluate and design biomass systems.