Checking date: 25/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

New Technologies of Renewable energy power plants
Master in Industrial Mechanical (Plan: 274 - Estudio: 265)

Coordinating teacher: SORIA VERDUGO, ANTONIO

Department assigned to the subject: Thermal and Fluids Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 4.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- 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. - Understanding the role that renewable energy thermal plants play in improving sustainability and climate change (SDG 1). 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.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
- Ffundamentals of chemical thermodynamics. - Power cycles used in power plants (Brayton, Rankine, Combined cycle) - Biomass. - Solar thermal energy for electricity generation. - 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. - Problems solving by the students
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
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 may change due academic events or other reasons.