ME-459 / 3 crédits

Enseignant(s): Van Herle Jan, Schiffmann Jürg Alexander

Langue: Anglais


Summary

This course aims at studying thermal power cycles, heat pumping technologies, and equipment.

Content

Keywords

Power plant, heat pump, compressor, turbine.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

  • Thermodynamics I
  • Thermodynamics II

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Explain the principles and limitations of the main energy conversion technologies, E7
  • Assess / Evaluate and design volumetric compressors and turbines, E13
  • Identify the challenges related to energy: resources, energy services, economic and environmental impacts, E9
  • Assess / Evaluate fluid flows in energy conversion systems, compute pressure drops and heat losses and fluid - structure interactions, E10
  • Analyze the energy and exergy efficiency of industrial energy systems, E21
  • Explain and calculate the main emission sources of energy conversion processes, E23

Teaching methods

  • Ex-cathedra
  • Calculation examples in class
  • Exercises

Assessment methods

Written examination.

Resources

Bibliography

Borel, Favrat Thermodynamics and energy systems analysis, EPFL Press + distributed documents available in pdf on moodle.

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Thermal power cycles and heat pump systems
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22