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 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