Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

New Technologies of Renewable energy power plants
Study: Master in Industrial Mechanical (265)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Thermal and Fluids Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 4.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
- Thermodynamics - Heat Transfer
Competences acquired by the students: - Capability of analyzing the different processes occurring in a power station based on renewable energy. - Capability of designing a power station based on renewable energy. - Capability of evaluating the performance of a power station based on renewable energy. Learning results acquired by the students: The student should be capable of designing and evaluating the performance of different types of power stations based on renewable energies.
Description of contents: programme
- Fundamentals of thermodynamics. - Brayton cycle. - Rankine cycle. - Combined cycle. - Biomass. - Solar energy. - Geothermal energy.
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures, where the concepts to be acquired by the student will be presented. The student will received the notes of the lecture prior to the class. (1.5 ECTS) - Problems solving by the students (0.75 ECTS) - Problems lessons, where the problem solutions will be discuss. (0.75 ECTS) - Presentations. (1 ECTS)
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • José Antonio Carta González, Roque Calero Pérez, Antonio Colmenar Santos, Manuel-Alonso Castro Gil. Centrales de energías renovables : generación eléctrica con energías renovables. Pearson. 2009
  • M.J. Moran, H.N.Saphiro. Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics. John Wiley & Sons. 2006
  • P. K. Nag. Power plant engineering. Tata McGraw-Hill Education,. 2002

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.