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PROGRAMMAZIONE DIDATTICA COORTE A.A. 2024/2025
CORSO DI LAUREA MAGISTRALE in 10170 ENERGY ENGINEERING (classe LM-30)
Informazioni in aggiornamento fino al 31/05/2024

SCHEDA INFORMATIVA

Sede amministrativa:  SV
Classe delle lauree in: 

Classe delle lauree magistrali in INGEGNERIA ENERGETICA E NUCLEARE (classe LM-30)

Durata:  2 anni
Indirizzo web:  https://unige.it/off.f/2018/cds/10170.html
Dipartimento di riferimento:  DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, ENERGETICA, GESTIONALE E DEI TRASPORTI

PIANO DI STUDI

1° anno (coorte 2024/2025)

Codice Disciplina Settore CFU Tipologia/Ambito Obiettivi Formativi Propedeuticità
86640 INDUSTRIAL FLUID-DYNAMICS AND COMBUSTION ING-IND/08 12

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  80054 - COMBUSTION PROCESS AND EMISSIONS ING-IND/08 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
Acquisition of the theoretical, technical and methodological skills necessary for the understanding and proper interpretation of most industrially and energetically relevant combustion phenomena. Acquisition of theoretical tools useful to the comprehension of the physical phenomena to which the combustion processes are subjected to, as well as on the implications connected with their industrial exploitation. Acquisition of fundmentale skills related to environmental issues, linked to the combustive processes. Basic competences on the main experimental fluid-dynamics and combustion diagnostic techniques, intended also as a preliminary background for the second year course "Energy Laboratory".

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  86641 - INDUSTRIAL FLUID-DYNAMICS ING-IND/08 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The course has two complementary objectives: first, to provide the conceptual, analytical and numerical bases of compressible flows prediction, in presence of turbulence, heat transfer and also chemical reactions and multiphase flows, typically found in energy-related industrial processes, second, to provide an overview, with practical training on the application of CFD software tools (Computational Fluid Dynamics) that are nowadays a fundamental industrial technology for product development. The main target of the course is to convey operational and critical skills to the student; the emphasis will be more centred on the correct methodological approach to perform a sound CFD analysis, even complex, as well as on a proper 'engineering' interpretation of results, in terms of their physical consistency, trends’ capturing and validation capability, rather than to provide students with competences related to turbulent Navier-Stokes equations’ numerical programming. On the other hand, these equations, at least at a basic level, must be already known in their properties and application potential.

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86642 POWER AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS FOR ENERGY 12

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  80053 - POWER PLANTS FOR ENERGY CONVERSION ING-IND/09 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The aim of the course is to provide students with a detailed knowledge of the operating principles and system lay-out of power plants for energy conversion, such as gas turbine systems, steam power plant and combined cycles. Moreover, the course will give the basis for the plant performances calculation, system behaviour understanding and plant management knowledge, with particular regard to the current national and international energy scenario.

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  86644 - INDUSTRIAL PLANTS FOR ENERGY ING-IND/17 6 6 CFU AFFINI O INTEGRATIVE Attività Formative Affini o Integrative
Provide students with operational tools for the design and operation of service systems of industrial processes in accordance with the Community rules in force. Particular emphasis is placed on safety concepts for evolving systems group 1 fluids (dangerous fluids) and group 2 (fluids under pressure) and related risk analysis.

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66382 HEAT TRANSFER ING-IND/10 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The course introduces the fundamental mechanisms of heat transfer (conduction, convection and thermal radiation) and shows some examples of practical application. The student will demonstrate a deep knowledge of the different heat transfer mechanisms and to be able to apply the fundamental laws to simple engineering problems. The goal of this course is to provide to the student the basis for the thermal analysis of energy transformation and production processes.

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86633 CHEMICAL PLANTS AND PROCESSES FOR ENERGY 12

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  72562 - CHEMICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL PROCESSES AND PLANTS FOR ENERGY ING-IND/25 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The course describes the major alternative energy conversion processes. The course will be focused on chemical and biochemical processes to produce sustainable and clean energy for example biodiesel from microalgae, bioethanol from cellulosic and lignocellulosic biomasses and biogas from anaerobic digestion.

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  86631 - CHEMICAL PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGIES ING-IND/27 6 6 CFU AFFINI O INTEGRATIVE Attività Formative Affini o Integrative
The course aims to provide an in-depth knowledge of the main processes of industrial chemistry related to energy production, a critical analysis of the motivations of the solutions used in the production of the main products and the criteria for a correct approach to the design of a chemical process in terms productivity, safety and protection of environment.

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86634 ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS ING-IND/33 12

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  65887 - POWER SYSTEMS MODELLING AND CONTROL ING-IND/33 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The course is designed to provide the theoretical and methodological skills necessary for the understanding of the most important problems of modern electrical power systems, with particular reference to the integration of renewable energy sources (RES) and the impact that the change in the characteristics of the generating units determines in the electrical network management. The course, with strong interactive features, is proposed to support theoretical lectures with a large "experiential" part in which, through the use of dedicated software, the student can apply personally what learnt during the theoretical explanations.

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  86638 - POWER SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT ING-IND/33 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The course is designed to provide theoretical and methodological skills for the economic analyses related to the development of projects in the sustainable energy sector. In this context, it encompasses the fundamentals of energy markets, the procedures to calculate high efficiency cogeneration and the levelized cost of electricity. A special focus is devoted to new power production and distribution infrastructures such as smart grids and smart microgrids, with specific insight concerning with energy management platforms.

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86630 MATHEMATICAL MODELING FOR ENERGY SYSTEMS MAT/07 6 6 CFU AFFINI O INTEGRATIVE Attività Formative Affini o Integrative
The aim of the course is to provide students with an overview of the basic mathematical methods used for the solution and the qualitative study of certain types of ordinary and partial differential equations of interest in engineering. At the end of the course, the student acquires the ability to study the behavior of complex systems through the formulation of a simplified mathematical model capable of describing and predict the salient features of the phenomenon.

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2° anno (coorte 2024/2025)

Codice Disciplina Settore CFU Tipologia/Ambito Obiettivi Formativi Propedeuticità
80081 ENERGY LABORATORY ING-IND/08 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
Acquisition of the theoretical, technical, methodological and practical skills necessary for the experimental investigation of fluid-dynamic and combustive processes. Acquisition of the theoretical basis of the modern measurements and diagnostic techniques applicable to the fluid-dynamic and combustion field as well as of operative skills in utilizing an experimental infrastructure and the measurement techniques theoretically introduced, taking advantage of the equipment present at the Savona Campus. The course also foresees the characterization, by means of the most proper experimental techniques, of an existing combustor, among those available at the Savona Campus. Laboratory.

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86659 MACHINES AND SYSTEMS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY 12

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  86660 - FUEL CELLS AND DISTRIBUTED GENERATION SYSTEMS ING-IND/09 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The purpose of this course is to provide the students with the fundamental know-how related to fuel cells and to the concept of distributed generation systems. The attention is mainly focused on thermodynamic theory and component performance. Fuel cells are presented putting emphasis on different technology types, hybrid system plant layouts, technological and environmental aspects. This course also proposes to provide students with basic knowledge and operative elements to design different small size systems (internal combustion engines, microturbines, stirling engines, fuel cells) for applications in distributed generation grids. For this part of the course, special attention is devoted to combined heat and power generation providing students with laboratory experiences.

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  86661 - HYDRO, WIND AND MICRO-GAS TURBINES ING-IND/08 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
Provide general knowledge on energy conversion systems from renewable sources, with particular reference to the technologies and methodologies related to the conversion of energy from wind power, hydraulic and engine plants based on the technology of gas turbines. Provide the operative tools for the dimensioning of plants and machines for energy conversion from renewable energy sources. Hydraulic and Wind Energy and distributed Cogeneration from fossil fuel or biofuel by means of micro gas turbines. Provide tools for calculating energy producibility from wind farms, hydraulic and micro gas turbine. Provide knowledge for economic and financial analysis simplified to compare different energy conversion systems.

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86653 RENEVABLE ENERGY IN BUILDINGS ING-IND/10 12

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  80043 - SOLAR AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY ING-IND/10 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The aim of the course is provide the students the engineering knowledge on renewable energies as a whole and to the technologies and engineering methods to exploit the solar (thermal, photovoltaics) and low enthalpy geothermal resources in the high efficiency building contest. The goals of this course are to provide the students the capabilities related to modelling and design criteria definition, energy production estimation analysis, national and international standard knowledge and application, basic economic and financial investment analysis.

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  86655 - ENERGY AND BUILDINGS ING-IND/10 6 6 CFU CARATTERIZZANTI Ingegneria Energetica e Nucleare
The course provides the basics of the energy analysis of buildings; in particular, all the contributions for the evaluation of the heating and cooling loads are explained in detail. With the final aim of energy saving and sustainability, possible actions on the envelope and on the operative conditions are suggested to reduce the energy request of the building. Moreover, some elements about thermal plants are provided and the dynamic simulation of buildings is introduced with the use of a software open-source.

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86662 MODELS AND METHODS FOR ENERGY ENGINEERING ING-INF/04 6 6 CFU AFFINI O INTEGRATIVE Attività Formative Affini o Integrative
To provide the essential methodological tools for the statement and the solution of management and control problems relevant to energy and environmental systems. To provide an introduction to widespread and flexible software tools (such as, for instance, LINGO and MATLAB) for the solution of optimization and control problems, and for the simulation and performance analysis of the controlled dynamic systems.

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86663 MASTER THESIS 11 11 CFU PROVA FINALE Per la Prova Finale
Master Thesis is addressed at developing students’ skills in analyzing, modelling, solving and presenting the results related to energy engineering complex problems. Master Thesis consists in the realization of a detailed Report on given engineering topics thus enhancing the students’ abilities in preparing professional reports and projects for their next professional career.

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86664 TRAINING AND ORIENTATION 1 1 CFU ALTRE ATTIVITA' Tirocini Formativi e di Orientamento

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12 CFU tra i seguenti insegnamenti:
86665 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS AND GREEN FUELS ING-IND/08 6 6 CFU A SCELTA A Scelta dello Studente
The main objectives of the course are: to provide an adequate and critical knowledge on environmental friendly propulsion systems for different applications, taking into account energy-related and economic issues. To develop skills for the analysis and comparison of advanced systems and technologies for ultra-low emissions Internal Combustion Engines (ICE), the development of hybrid propulsion systems and the application of fuel cells to road vehicles propulsion. To define criteria for the selection of different systems and technologies referring to several application fields. To assess real benefits in terms of energy consumption and environmental impact for the proposed technical solutions compared to conventional systems. To outline characteristics and properties of alternative fuels to guide for their selection and use.

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94763 NUCLEAR ENERGY ING-IND/19 6 6 CFU A SCELTA A Scelta dello Studente
The class provides a comprehensive knowledge of the most up-to-date technologies related to the nuclear energy. The class helps to achieve the educational objectives of the course with regard to the energy uses of nuclear technology. Particularly the class provides the following contents: basics of nuclear energy and radioprotection; design and operation of nuclear fission power plants; front-end and back-end of nuclear fission fuel cycles; innovative systems for the minimization of the nuclear fission waste; hydrogen production by nuclear energy; fundamentals of nuclear fusion engineering

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86667 POWER SYSTEMS SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION ING-IND/33 6 6 CFU A SCELTA A Scelta dello Studente
The course is designed to provide the students the theoretical and methodological skills necessary for the development of power system simulation and optimization models. The course aims to provide the students the capabilities to model different power system technologies in off-design and transient operating conditions, through the use of dedicated software, and to develop optimization mathematical models for the design and the operation of energy communities, microgrids, nanogrids, and smart charging infrastructures for electric vehicles.

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86666 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR ENERGY PRODUCTION ING-IND/17 6 6 CFU A SCELTA A Scelta dello Studente
The course aims to provide a significant background to EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction about the job manage) Project Managers starting from the overall definition of the methodology based on international standards (PMI/IPMA) and focusing to bidding phase with associated economic risks evaluation (contingencies). The student will learn to achieve an optimized management of the project ranging from the construction phase, to the suppliers selection and qualification up to the final commissioning according to corporate policies. The proposed models, which use the Monte Carlo simulation, Design of Experiments and other appropriate business tools, will enable students to acquire the skills needed to deal with the difficulties arising from acting in stochastic regime.

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80048 REMOTE SENSING ING-INF/03 6 6 CFU A SCELTA A Scelta dello Studente
Introducing the key concepts associated with Earth observation through remote sensing images for renewable energy applications. Providing the students with basic knowledge about remote sensing image acquisition and about mapping, through remote sensing image analysis, bio/geophysical parameters associated with renewable energy sources, including vegetation biomass, wind velocity field over sea water, solar irradiance, and air surface temperature.

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